Rare Personal Letter from Sherlock
Holmes to Clifton Webb
Basil Rathbone Autograph Letter Signed
"Basil & Ouida" to Clifton Webb, one page, plain
stationery, 6.75" x 10", New York, January 9, 1963. It begins:
"Dear Cliffy. We heard you were in hospital in Houston Texas.
How could you desert the Great State of California for the Greater State
of Texas!..." He goes on to talk about their long friendship,
the NY newspaper strike, Mabel's passing, and he asks Clifton to get in
touch with them. Also in this lot are two 10" x 8" B&W
photos showing the Rathbones, David Niven, Mabelle Webb and others at a
dinner party. All three items are in excellent condition. A portion of
the letter's original mailing envelope is included.
Rathbone SIGNS AGAIN on back of envelop with his handwritten address.
Note this photo shows Webb's mother Mabelle. See the
Fred Astaire letter of condolences to Webb on the passing of Mabelle in
With COA from PSA/DNA
Sherlock Holmes AND Doctor Watson
RARE VINTAGE Authentic Autographs
Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Signed Notecards.
Includes a 3" x 5" note card signed by Basil Rathbone in black
ink and dated Nov 23, 1942 and an album page with a note card signed by Nigel Bruce in black ink
and dated 1943 affixed under a photo of Bruce. The reverse side of the
page also features a card signed by Ann Harding in blue ink affixed
under a photo of the actress. All are in Excellent condition with some
mild tanning to the edges of the cards.
With COA from PSA/DNA.
Signatures acquired in 1942-43 during the
peak of their Sherlock Holmes popularity