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Two ways to look stylish



It's not often you see two vintage Carole Lombard portraits from the same session up for sale at eBay, but that's what we have here. Above is an RKO photo from 1940, looking to be a fashion shot for "Mr. & Mrs. Smith"; it's catalogued CL-300 at RKO. The other pic looks slightly different and lacks a catalog number, meaning it's probably a bit rarer:



While neither photo features a snipe, both have markings on the back, offering a clue or two. CL-300 has a stamp of Aug. 18, 1044, meaning it was used posthumously, and the "ARCHIVO" likely means it's for a Spanish-language audience. (Both pics measure 7.5" x 9.5", and the seller for both hails from Spain.)



The other has a "Radio" studio imprint:



Each portrait sells for $199.99, though you can make an offer on either.

For CL-300, go to https://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-GOWN-STYLISH-POSE-GLAMOUR-PORTRAIT-1940-ORIG-VINTAGE-Photo-401/324388698290?hash=item4b8712b8b2:g:vOQAAOSwuLdfvWP0.

For the other one, visit https://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-GOWN-STYLISH-POSE-GLAMOUR-PORTRAIT-1940-ORIG-VINTAGE-Photo-401/324388697135?hash=item4b8712b42f:g:NBoAAOSwmFJfvWPO.
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