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    Miniature Academy Award (Columbia, 1935) (Approx 6 inches Tall). This is an amazing little replica of the early full size statuettes that were awarded by the Academy. This is marked on its front base plate with "Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences First Award, Columbia Pictures for the Best Picture of the Year." On the back base plate it is marked "15th Anniversary Columbia Pictures, 1920-1935." We believe this to be some sort of gift or table favor given at an honorary dinner for Columbia Studio's fifteenth birthday. This was just at the time that they swept the awards with their Best Picture, "It Happened One Night." This lovely little statuette has wear to the lower base where bits of its black finish has come off. The gold metallic finish shows wear from handling. Another copy of this same award was sold in auction recently for close to $2000. This would make a wonderful addition to your Academy Award poster collection or to just sit on your desk. You would always be able to say that you too had an Academy Award at home. Fine- condition.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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