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Sat Jul 09 - 10:00AM

5121 Michigan Ave, Tipton, MI Click to Map

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Saturday, July 9th, 10am - Session 1

5121 Michigan Ave, Tipton, MI 49287

Beatles Record Collection, Original Movie Posters, Circus Collection, Guitars plus Items from Big Band Era to Rock & Roll!


Directions: Take Michigan Ave (US-12) to Auction. The Auction is West of Clinton MI and East of Brooklyn and Onsted MI.  Auction is on the South side of US 12 - look for signs. Tipton is located in the Irish Hills area


Another Unique Collection of Visually Stunning Ephemera including Vintage Movie Posters from Wild Women to Vintage Space & Science Fiction, Amazing Beatles Collection Including 25 Early Albums in Mono & Stereo with 4 Having Orig. Mylar Sleeves! Guitars & related with a Paul Reed Smith SE Model. Good Country Music Items Incl. Early Johnny Cash “Walk the Line” 78 Record with Sun Record Co. Label, Circus Collection incl. Posters, Programs, Tickets & more!

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10am – Session 1  -  Doug Dalton Auctioneer


Lot 2500  54 Piece Circus Ephemera & Photo collection in 3-ring Binder. Includes 1930s Cole Bros. Program, Multiple Route books from the 30s, Unused tickets & passes, Michigan circus schedules, Various photos & more. Cond: most is good.

2501  9 Pc. Circus Collectors Lot. Includes dated 1927 Dreamland Circus pictures, 1900 Carousel Die-cut, 1950s Shrine Circus Counter Die-cut, 50s Ring-toss Clown game, 80s Clown picture Etc., Various sizes, most good condition, Dreamland pictures have very dark toning overall.

2502  1958 Cole Wild Animal Circus Broadside. 35” X 22”h. sleeved. Cond: 2 sm. tears on the top edge, slight toning overall.

2503  1950s/60s Collection of Unused Circus Tickets & Passes. Various circuses & sizes, in a gilt wood frame, 24” X 20”h. Cond: Minor frame wear.

2504   1920 Lg. photo of a Horse Master by Circus Photographer Harry Alton Atwell (1879 – 1957), 12 X 10”h. in a Walnut Victorian frame 16” X 14”. Cond: No damage found.

2505  1940s/50s Collection of 13 unused Circus Tickets & Passes. Mostly RBB&B, Custom framed in a Silver Gilt frame. 10” X 38”h. Cond: near mint.

2506  Early 60s Cloth Circus Banner for “Taylor Ball Amazing Shows”, 40 X 22”h. Includes 48” hanging cloth banner strips. Cond: near mint.

2507  1930s Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Circus Poster for “UNIS” Balancing act. 27” X 41”h. Cond: Sm. tear at top edge, Sm. paper loss at bottom right corner, plus some light creases & 1 horizontal fold line.

2508  1930s “Jack Hoxie” Circus Poster. Famous Rodeo Performer & Western Film Actor, 28” X 42”h. Cond: Shows orig. shipping fold lines, 1 very sm. tear at top center, Sm. paper loss on RH side near top.

2509   5 various autographed Country Music performer’s photos including: 3-1979 Ernest Tubb, Del Reeves photo and a 1979 Frankie Roberts photo, mostly 8” x 10”. Plus 35 1960s/70s 45 records of various country performers. Most in Good Condition.

2510   2 pc. Johnny Cash collector lot includes: Original Johnny Cash 78 record “I Walk the Line/Get Rhythm”, Sun Record Company, 10” dia. and a dated 1966 Johnny Cash Show souvenir picture and song booklet, 32 pages, Black and white with color cover, 9” x 12” h. softbound. Cond: Record shows light wear from play, Program has some light creases & light wear to the corners.

2511  16-C/1940’s Burlesque “Party Novelty’s” 78 records from King and DeLuxe Record Company. Including: “Birth Control”, “Farmers Daughter”, “Strip-Tease Queen”, “Up the Alley with Sally”, “The Guy who Put the Dix in Dixie” and more! All are 10” dia. and are in original shipping box. Cond: Records almost look un-played. Orig. box has heavy wear.

2512  2017 Herman Leonard Silver Gelatin Photo from orig. negative. Herman Leonard (American Photographer, 1923-2010), “Ella Fitzgerald with Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman & Richard Rogers, NYC, 1949”. Custom Gallery Mount with Acrylic coating on a wooden panel. Label on back from “Robert Mann Gallery” in NY. Sold after 2017 Exhibit “The Rhythm’s of Old New York”. 39” X 26” X 2” deep. Cond: No Damage.

2513  1935 Orig. Photo of a young Count Basie (American Jazz Pianist & Band Leader, 1904-1984) 8” x 10” h. Plus 2 1960s Basie LP Albums. Cond: Albums show wear, Photo is in Good cond.

2514  Woody Herman (American Jazz Clarinetist, 1913-1987) winner “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”, autographed First Day Postal Cover, dated Oct. 15, 1964, 50th Anniversary of American Music Society. Cond: No damage found.

2515   Harry James (American Trumpeter, 1916-1983) part of the Big Band Era, autographed First Day Postal Cover, 50th Anniversary of American Music Society, dated Oct. 15, 1964, inscribed “To Marion, best wishes, Harry James”. Cond: No damage found.

2516   1945 Harry James Movie Poster, “Do You Love Me” with Maureen O’Hara, 27” X 41” (single sheet), Sleeved. Cond: Orig. fold lines present, some minor creases and a small amount of paper loss in the chest area on the O’Hara image.

2517  1945 Harry James Movie Poster, “Do You Love Me” with Maureen O’Hara, 14 ½” X 36”h. (Insert Size), sleeved. Cond: 3 orig. fold lines, small paper loss at top right edge.

2518  1950 Harry James Movie Poster, “I’ll Get By” with Gloria DeHaven & June Haver. 28” X 22”h. (Half Sheet), Sleeved. Cond: Orig. fold lines with other creases present, 2 corners show wear.

2519  1950 Harry James Movie Poster, “I’ll Get By” with Gloria DeHaven & June Haver. 14” X 11”h. (Lobby Card), Sleeved. Cond: Light creases at the corners.

2520  7 1930s & 40s Various movie stills, all B&W, all 8” x 10”. Cond: Most in Good Cond.

2521  C/1930’s Jean Arthur (American Actress, 1900-1991) autographed photograph, 7” x 9” h. (sight) inscribed “To Geraldine, an old friend, from an old friend, Gladys” (born Gladys Georginna Greene) within a mat 10” x 13” h. Cond: Good overall cond.

2522  C/1930 Ruth S. Denis (American Dancer, 1879-1968) autographed photo, dancer in character, 8” x 10”. Cond: Good overall cond.

2523  Collection of Mid-20th C. Classical Music Performers ephemera with photos. Includes: Press book for Pianist Byron Janis, 2 Press books for Leonard Warren (Lead baritone singer for Metropolitan Opera), autographed program for McHenry Boatwright (Bass-Baritone), autographed photo of pianist Hal Yates, group of letters etc. from Miss Mildred Dilling (classical Harpist) includes 1952 letter from Wilfred Pelletier, Conductor of Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. Cond: Most in good overall cond.

2524  John T. Williams (American Composer and Orchestra Conductor, b. 1932) Winner of 25 Grammys, 4 Golden Globes and 52 Oscar nominations. Autographed First Day Postal cover dated Oct. 15, 1964, 50th Anniversary of American Music Society. Cond: No damage found.

2525   Circa early 1940’s Movie Star photo album includes all the major stars, includes both 5”x7” and 8”x10” sizes with some having actual signatures with most having facsimile. The actual signatures include: Red Skelton, Bonita Granville, Martha O’Driscoll, Gale Sondergaard, Leslie Brooks and others, also includes 4 loose autograph sheets from 1944 USO events with multiple signatures. Album shows moderate wear. Contents Good cond.

2525A   C/1940 French Laurel & Hardy Movie Poster. “Les Sans Soucis” (Pack up your Troubles), originally released in the US in 1932, this French version was re-released before WW2.  46” X 63”h. Cond: Original shipping folds present, No other damage.

2526   Lg. hardbound book “Vanity Fair’s Hollywood”, Viking Studio, 1st. Ed. 2000, no slip cover. Cond: Good & clean.

2527   Dated 1956 Jimmy Dean magazine “Jimmy Dean Returns”, 66-page fan magazine in B&W w/color covers (published 2 years after his 1955 death), 8” x 10” h.  Cond: Light wear with light creases.

2528  1960s Johnny Mathis LP Record collection (15) with storage album. Mostly Columbia and some Mercury labels. Cond: Very clean albums with some looking un-played.

2529   C/1950’s Young girls Male Singers scrapbook includes clippings of Elvis, Pat Boone, Tommy Sands and Ricky Nelson, 10 ¼” x 13 ¼” h. Includes 4 early 1970s Elvis 45 records. Cond: Scrapbook has some wear, Some clippings & photos loose inside.

2530  G. Hawl Jones (Obscure Blues Singer in the 1960’s) produces a few records on BMI label, autographed and inscribed 8” x 10” B&W photo “To Ruth Slack, One of the Super People, with Love and Fondest Regards, Sincerely G. Hawl Jones”. Plus 5 early 60s 45 records by Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Chubby Checker, Lightnin Slim & Gary Glitter. Cond: Records show some wear.

2531  1958 “This Happy Feeling” Balcony Banner/Poster. With Debbie Reynolds. 24” X 82” Cond: Right hand side has a linen tape repair with some creases & small paper loss at the bottom.

2532  1958 “Space Master X-7” Balcony Banner/Poster. With Bill Williams, 24” X 82” long, Sleeved. Cond: Top edge has a few creases, slight waviness from being rolled.

2533   1968 “Barbarella” Movie Poster with Jane Fonda. 40” X 60”h. (3 Sheet size), sleeved. Cond: Multiple creases with linen repaired tears at top & bottom. Some edge roughness also.

2534   1968 “Barbarella” Movie Poster with Jane Fonda. 82” X 24”h. (Rare Balcony Banner, these were custom ordered & used by only the largest theatres), sleeved. Cond: Few minor creases & slightly wavy from being rolled.

2534A   1971 2-Piece “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” collectors lot includes a dated 1971 single sheet movie poster (sleeved), plus 5 dated 1971 Movie Lobby cards includes cards # 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7. 11” x 14” h. Cond: No damage found.

2535   1968 “The Hell Cats”, Movie Promotional Brochure for Theaters Only. Includes any promotional advertising options including posters & teaser ads. 11” X 17” 4 pages, sleeved. Cond: Minor wear & light creases, complete.

2535A   Dated 1971 Harley Davison Motorcycle Poster by David Mann, 38” X 26 ½”h. Sleeved. Cond: Top & bottom edge has few tears & creases, Lower left corner has a linen repaired tear.

2536  Dated 1980 “Extra Weegee at Wolf” large booklet, 6 pages, limited edition #596 of 2000, by Daniel Wolf Press, Inc., in-depth description with replica photos about “Weegee The Famous” crime scene photographer, 13 ½” x 16 ½” h. Cond: A few light creases.

2536A  Dated 1973 Harley Davison Dealer Promo Poster for the Electra-Glide Model.74” X 26”h.  Cond: Attached to cardboard, Left edge has a small tape repair, pinholes in the corners.

2537   1968 Rare “Hang’ Em High”, 3 Sheet Movie Poster with Clint Eastwood. 40” X 60”, Sleeved. Cond: Linen tape repair to a tear in the top area. The right upper edge has an overlay paper repair and some light creases. This is a Hard to Find poster!

2538  11 1968 “Oliver” Lobby Card Movie Posters with a complete set of 8 X 10 color movie stills in glassine envelope. Cond: All near mint.

BEATLES ITEMS INCL. ALBUMS (25) (* indicates albums with orig. Mylar sleeves)

2539  5 Pc. Beatles Collector Lot. Incl. 2012 Huge Picture Book covering the Beatles from 1964 to 1966 by Time Magazine Photographer (304 Pgs.) Plus 4 Beatles coffee Mugs. Cond: No damage found.

2540   3 Pc. Beatles Collectors Lot incl. 2 Authorized Stone Washed T-Shirts with Orig. store tags (Both XXL size) plus a Authorized Embroidered ball cap. Cond: No damage found.

2541   Dated 1964 Orig. Beatles Poster with Facsimile Autographs. In a Black metal frame 21 ¾” X 26 ½”h.  Cond: Some light creases, a ½” dent in upper right corner, light pencil inscription near Paul’s head “True Love”.

2542  Parlophone PCS 3042 (LP), March 22, 1963, Stereo, “Please, Please, Me”, The Beatles, Mono. Cond: Record shows light play, Cover spine has some wear at top edge/corner, Minor wear to the back, Overall: 8.5 Rating.

2543  Vee-Jay VJLP 1062, July 22, 1963, “Introducing the Beatles” Cond: Record shows play with some minor wear around the center hole. Cover spine has minor corner wear, back upper corner lightly inscribed with a name & phone # with small paper loss, Front shows slight wear & 2 light creases at RH edge. Overall: 7.5 Rating.

2544*  Capitol ST 2047 (LP), Jan. 20, 1964 “Meet the Beatles”, stereo, has orig. Mylar sleeve with Sears ID sticker. Cond: Record barely played, Cover spine has small dent at top corner, the opening shows light wear. Overall: 9 Rating.

2545  Capitol ST 2080 (LP), 0April 10, 1964, “The Beatles Second Album”, stereo. Cond: Record looks un-played, cover spine has no wear, shine on cover 99%. Overall: 9.5 Rating.

2546*  Capitol T6063 (Capitol Records of Canada), May 11, 1964, “Long Tall Sally”, Monophonic, has orig. Mylar sleeve but missing record sleeve. Cond: Record appears un-played. Album spine has no wear, very minor corner bumps. Overall: 9 Rating. This Album is the 1st 1974 “Canadian Only” Re-Release (Orange Label)

2547  United Artist UAS 6366 (LP), June 26, 1964, “A Hard Day’s Night”, Monophonic. Cond: Missing record sleeve, Record lightly played, cover spine has a few nicks & corner wear, light wear on front & back of cover, top & bottom edges starting to separate. Overall: 7 Rating.

2548  Capitol ST 2108 (LP), July 20, 1964, “Something New”, stereo. Cond: Record shows light play, album spine shows moderate wear with bottom numbers not readable, Front, back & corners show very light wear. Overall: 7 Rating.

2549*  Capitol ST 2228 (LP), Dec. 15, 1964, “Beatles 65”, Monophonic, has orig. Mylar sleeve. Cond: Record shows very light play, cover spine near mint, slight wear at the opening. Overall: 9 Rating.

2550  Capital ST 2309 (LP), March 22, 1965, “The Early Beatles”, stereo. Cond: Record shows very light play, Album spine has minor wear near bottom edge, Cover shine 95% with slight wear on the back in the upper area. Overall: 8 Rating

2551  Capitol ST 2358 (LP), June 14, 1965, “Beatles VI”, stereo. Cond: Record shows light play, cover spine has some dents & wear, cover shine shows light wear with all 4 corners showing wear. Overall: 6 Rating.

2552   Capitol SMAS 2386 (LP), Aug. 13, 1965 “HELP” (Movie Soundtrack), stereo. Cond: Record shows light play, Cover spine near mint with light corner bumps, Cover shine 98%, Gate-fold interior near mint. Overall: 8.5 Rating.

Guitars & Related

2553  Recording King Acoustic Guitar Model RG 100 RS. Limited Edition, Rodeo Sweetheart Series designed by Greg Rich. Catalpa Wood with Rosewood Fretboard & Bridge. Includes Deluxe Hard Case. Cond: Exc.

2554   Paul Reed Smith (PRS) SE Custom Electric Guitar. Solid body, Steel/Grey Flame Top, Rosewood Finger Board, Humbucker Pickups, Serial # F13198. Includes orig. padded Gig bag.  Cond: Minor wear & pick scratches from use.

2555  Vintage Yamaha Classical Acoustic Guitar. Model G-65A, Rosewood finger board, Nylon strings, includes a “Guild” Hard Shell case. Cond: Very minor wear from light use.

2556   Rockville BluTube LED 70W Bluetooth tube amplifier/home stereo receiver with blue Illumination, optical input, Sub output, Built in Bluetooth with 33 foot range. 10. 6" X 10. 2" X 5. 1". Cond: New/Unused, tested: works Note: Current price on Amazon $179.95

2557   Pr. of 1984 Bose 201 Series II Bookshelf Speakers. Faux Walnut, Removable covers, 9 ¼” X 14 ¼” X 7 ¾” Cond: Minor wear from use, Orig. labels removed.

2558   New Airline Style Aluminum Equipment Travel Case. Fold flat handles & locks, Heavy Duty Casters with 1 locking, 21” X 21” X 45” h. Cond: Like new

2559   New “WRCIBO” Model XR636DP-88 Digital Turntable w/Built in Speakers, 3 speed, belt drive, comes with USB cord. Cond: Like New, Works.


2560  Capitol ST 2442 (LP) Dec. 6, 1965, “Rubber Soul” Monophonic. Cond: missing record sleeve, record shows light play, Cover spine shows light wear including all 4 corners, Cover shine approx. 85% Overall: 6.5 Rating.

2561  Capitol 2553 (LP) June 20, 1966, “Yesterday…and Today”, stereo. Cond: Record very lightly played, Cover spine has tiny rub on the ending letters of the word “Beatles”, All 4 corners have minor bumps, Cover shine at 98%. Overall: 9 Rating. This Album is a 1978 Re-release in “Improved” Stereo

2562*  Capitol ST 2576 (LP), Aug. 8, 1966 “Revolver”, stereo. Has the orig. Mylar sleeve with Record store price tag. Cond: Record lightly played, Cover spine has multiple tiny angled creases, all 4 corners have light bumps, the record opening has minor wear. Overall: 8.5 Rating.

2563  Capitol SMAS 2653 (LP), June 2, 1967 “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” Cond: Record lightly played with Orange Label, Cover spine near perfect, Cover shine at 98%, slight wear to the upper back area, Orig. Cut-out insert is present and has a very light crease near bottom edge. Note: Album is not marked as Stereo, and has the “Maclen Music Inc.”. statement on lower back corner. Overall: 8.5 Rating. This Album is a 1976 Re-release produced in Canada

2564  Capitol SMAS 2653 (LP), June 2, 1967 “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” Stereo. Cond: Record shows very light play, Cover spine has minor wear at bottom corner, cover shine at 95% with some minor wear on back, all corners have minor bumps with tiny crease in upper left corner of front. Orig. cut-out insert present & near mint. Overall 8 Rating.

2565   Capitol SEAX 11840 (LP), 1978 Limited Edition Picture Record with Window sleeve/cover. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, Cond: Record appears un-played, Cover spine shows wear including all 4 corners, small hard crease in upper right corner of cover. Overall: 7.5 Rating.

2566  Capitol SMAL 2835 (LP), Nov. 27, 1967 “Magical Mystery Tour” Stereo.  Cond: Record shows light play, Cover spine near mint with light wear & bumps to all 4 corners, cover shine at 95% with less on back, Interior booklet present in the gate fold but de-attached. Overall: 7.5 Rating. This Album is the 1st Apple Records Re-release in 1971

2567  Apple SW 153 (LP), Jan. 13, 1969, “Yellow Submarine” (Original Movie Soundtrack), stereo. Cond: Record shows very light play, Cover spine has a few tiny creases, cover shine at 98%, upper right of front cover has a small dent. Overall: 8.5 Rating.

2568   Apple SWBO 101 (2 LPs), Nov. 25, 1968 “The Beatles” (AKA The White Album), Stereo. Includes the Orig. Poster with lyrics (minor folds & light creases). Cond: Record shows light wear from play, Cover spine is clean with sm. dents at both ends/corners, Cover shine approx. 90% with back at 85%, Serial # stamped: 2380819 Missing the 4 color portraits Overall: 8 Rating.

2569  Apple SO 383 (LP), Oct. 1, 1969 “Abbey Road”, Stereo. Cond: Record very lightly played, Cover spine has very minor wear at both ends/corners, Cover shine 95%, other corners lightly rubbed. Overall: 8.5 Rating.

2570  Apple SW 385/SO (LP), Feb. 26, 1970, “Hey Jude” (AKA The Beatles Again) Stereo. Cond: Record shows very light play, record sleeve has multiple tears, Cover spine has 6 sm. creases with all 4 corners showing light wear, Cover shine approx.. 98% with back at 95%, very minor wear at the cover opening. Overall 8.5 Rating.

2571  Apple AR 34001 (LP), May 18, 1970 “Let It Be”, Stereo. Cond: Record shows light Play, Cover spine has very light rubs & 2 sm. creases, All 4 corners have light wear, Cover shine approx. 96% with back at 90%, Both cover & record lightly inscribed with owners name. Overall: 8 Rating.

2572  Apple SKBO 3403 (2 LPs), April 2, 1973 “The Beatles 1962-1966”, Stereo. Cond: Both Records show light play, Cover spine has overall moderate wear, Cover shine approx. 75% with all 4 corners & edges showing moderate wear. Overall: 7 Rating.

2573  Capitol SMAS-11638 (LP), Recorded Aug. 23, 1964, Released 1977, “The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl”, Stereo. Cond: Record very lightly played, Cover spine near Mint, Cover shine 98%, Very sharp corners. Overall: 9 Rating.


2574   Pair of Original metal record master pressing dies for Bob Seger “Traveling Man” LP, dated 1976, includes “Traveling Man, Beautiful Loser and Jody Girl” (on side 1), both measure 12” dia. Cond: No damage found.

2575  1979 Autographed David Ruffin Bank Check. Former Lead singer for the Temptations, Died 1991, Framed with a period Temptations group photo in a silver frame 18” X 14”h. Cond: The photo has some creases in the lower left area.

2576   1985 Poster for “Hall & Oats Live at the Apollo with David Ruffin” 15” X 15” in a metal frame 24” X 24”. Cond: Poster has a few light creases.

2577  1984 Bronze Medallion from the International Film & Television Festival of New York, 2 5/8” dia., mounted in a metal frame, 7” sq. Note: Back of medallion is un-engraved, back of frame inscribed “Shirley Eder”. Cond: No damage found, medallion loose in interior.

2578   1985 Rare Levi 501 Jean advertising poster w/Young Kiefer Sutherland modeling a pair of Levi’s, 27 ½” x 13” h. Note: Pre-acting period, modeled to raise money for trip to Hollywood.

2579  1920s & 30s 78 Record Group. Approx. 50+, mixed artist incl. Count Basie, Louis Armstrong plus Classical.  Cond: Mostly are good condition.



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