1945 milton caniff personalized note card "lt. hotshot charlie"

May 16, 2021. 23:33 UTC
1945 Milton Caniff Personalized note card "Lt. Hotshot Charlie"
United States of America

Comic books

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Cardstock, vibrant colors, tape on top and bottom 4 3/4" x 7 5/8"



Answered within about 12 hours
May 17, 11:51 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$400 - $600 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Timothy,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
The majority of Caniff's auction records are for original comic strips, with only a few personalized cards having been sold at auction in the last 30 years. A few years ago, Heritage Auctions sold a lot of five personalized cards/notes for $2,280 and is the closest recent comparable auction lot to your item:
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

Milton Arthur Caniff (American, 1907 - 1988)
Personalized note card, depicting "Hot Shot Charlie", with a presentation inscription to Ethel Marode, dated 1946
watercolor and ink on card stock
7 5/8 by 4 3/4 inches
CONDITION: tape along upper and lower edges
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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