What photos are we talking about? These two:
The photo on the left is P1202-67, making it from sometime in 1930; the one on the right is P1202-392, and is thus from 1931 or early '32. The latter has a message on the back:
They definitely are nice pictures -- but if you want them, don't delay. The first one can be found at http://cgi.ebay.com/Carole-LOMBARD-8x10-original-Paramount-portrait_W0QQitemZ270269401215QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item270269401215&_trkparms=72%3A570%7C39%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14, the second at
As I write this, bidding lasts for only about 18 more hours; bidding on each starts at $99 (neither has received a bid yet). They're worth checking out if you're into Lombard's Paramount photos.