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    The Brasher Doubloon (20th Century Fox, 1946). British Half Sheet (22" X 28"). UK Title: The High Window.
    The Brasher Doubloon was based on the Raymond Chandler novel The High Window which is also the title used for the UK film release. Paper from this film is avidly collected and this rare British half sheet is no exception. In this outstanding film noir gumshoe Philip Marlowe (George Montgomery) is hired to find a missing coin, the incredibly rare 1787 Brasher Doubloon. The gold coin was just as scarce in 1947 when the film was made as it is today, as our Rare Coin division sold the actual Ephraim Brasher coin for $2.9 million just a few years ago. Montgomery and co-star Nancy Guild share the spotlight with the coin itself on this very fine poster. The half sheet has been restored to address a bottom right corner clip and a crease in the top right corner. MP graded with a certificate of authenticity. Rolled, Very Fine-.


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