RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
 
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots   Reviews 
If you don't have a Bidder Number, register now to bid!
back button 30 Minute Rule Begins on the Evening of April 8 at 7:00PM ET
An Initial Bid Must Be Placed By 6:00PM ET To Participate After 6:00PM ET NEXT LOT PREVIOUS LOT
Item   Title MB Now at Next bid Bids New bid Max bid  
460   Charles Schulz  $1000 $3808 $4189 14 You must login to place a bid.
click to enlarge
Mouse Over to Zoom/Click to Enlarge

#460 - Charles Schulz Estimate: $8,000+

Schulz inks Charlie Brown as a "charter member" of the Beat Generation in 1958

Original hand-inked four panel Peanuts daily comic strip drawn by Charles Schulz for May 30, 1958, 28 x 6, signed vertically in the last panel with his artist signature, "Schulz." The comic follows a conversation between Linus and Charlie Brown: Linus asks, "Have you ever heard of the 'Beat Generation,' Charlie Brown?" Looking forlorn, Charlie replies: "Oh yes… I'm a charter member!" Affixed at center is a 1958 United Feature Syndicate copyright notice. Includes a TLS about this strip, signed "Charles M. Schulz," one page, 8.5 x 11, personal Peanuts letterhead, June 12, 1958, in full: "I was very pleased to hear that you liked the strip about the 'beat generation.' Now, I do not have the originals here, but I am going to forward your letter to the syndicate, and if it is still available, I am certain that you will get it from them soon." In overall very good condition, with some toning and staining to both pieces (much heavier to the letter). Accompanied by the original mailing envelope for the letter. An exceptionally desirable, early Peanuts strip, enhanced by Schulz's original correspondence on the subject.




back button
Help links  
Learn more about our autograph authentication experts...
click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge
Buyer's Premium   The Bidder acknowledges and agrees that a 25.0% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price on all individual Timed Auction lots. For additional information view our complete terms and conditions.
Your bid is a contract  Placing a bid online means you agree to abide by the terms and conditions listed by RRAuction.
Payment methods accepted   All checks, cashiers checks, bank checks, or money orders are payable to R&R Auction Company of Massachusetts, LLC. RR Auction clients with an invoice $2,500 or under will have the option to pay by credit card or Paypal. Please send Paypal payments to FinanceDepartment@rrauction.com.
Payment for items won in auction 580 is due by Monday, April 20th unless prior arrangements have been made. Late payment may result in suspension of your bidding privileges.
Condition An item’s general condition is rated on an ascending scale of 1 to 4: good, very good, fine, very fine. Additional specific details that would not be obvious from the illustration, if any, are mentioned in the description.
Further descriptions You can call us or email us if you'd like us to answer questions about these items.