September 29th, 2019

carole lombard 07
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A postcard, a pic and a watermark



A nice image of Carole Lombard (then again, nearly all of them are). This one's from a British postcard -- here's the back...



...which is derived from Paramount p1202-587, likely from 1933. Here it is, albeit with a watermark:



In contrast to the cropped postcard, this image -- taken from a vintage negative -- shows Carole's famed sapphire ring.

Both items are available from eBay. First, the p1202-587 negative: Bids for this 8" x 10" open at $176.99, with the auction slated to close at 10:11 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday. Interested? Then visit https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carole-Lombard-sexy-glance-VINTAGE-8x10-NEGATIVE/372786785058?hash=item56cbd2eb22:g:6MwAAOSwDhxdjsFi.

The postcard, as one might guess, is substantially cheaper; you can buy it straight up for $8.20 or make an offer. Learn more by going to https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carole-Lombard-Original-Picturegoer-Postcard-5283/202788244245?hash=item2f371f0b15:g:7m4AAOSwVaVdjh0F.
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