Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 86

The Manuscripts, Collectibles & Space Auction

Lot Photo Description Realized
Lot 654
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 655
Starr, Blaze (1932 -) 1950s stripper and burlesque queen, primarily known for her long affair with Louisiana governor Earl Long. Autograph letter signed, on blue lined paper, 1 page, 11" x 8½", n.p., n.d. To Ernie, regarding a short tryst in the White House with JFK during the Cuban Missile Crisis -- ''…Robert Kennedy stood in the open door…LBJ stood in the hall with his arms folded…After a very short time (very short) JFK jumped up and said he was very, very, sorry, but he had to leave. While he was dressing he said 'Boy, if Fidel Castro had something like you he would think more about making love, and less about making war.'" Starr has adorned the letter with a nude drawing of herself, a rose, a blazing star and her lipstick prints. Also included is a copy of Blaze Starr / My Life as Told to Huey Perry. First Edition, 1974. Signed and inscribed on the front endpaper " To Jim / Before you get / to [sic] old / come up and see / me sometime / Love Blaze Starr."
Estimated Value $200 - 300.
View details and enlarged photo

Home | Current Sale | Calendar of Events | Bidding | Consign | About Us | Contact | Archives | Log In

US Coins & Currency | World & Ancient Coins | Manuscripts & Collectibles | Bonded CA Auctioneers No. 3S9543300
11400 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles CA 90064 | 310. 551.2646 ph | 310.551.2626 fx | 800.978.2646 toll free

© 2011 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, All Rights Reserved