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    The Brasher Doubloon (20th Century Fox, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41"). The centerpiece of this classy B film noir was a stolen rare gold coin, a 1787 Brasher Doubloon. The coin was just as rare in 1947 when the film was made as it is today. This was proven when our Rare Coin division sold the actual Ephraim Brasher coin for $2.9 million a few years ago! A stunner of a poster that's as popular with coin collectors as it is with fans of Philip Marlowe, played this time by George Montgomery. Done in gorgeous gold and green, this Tooker litho features the coin prominently, along with an intriguing cutline spoken by Nancy Guild as an off kilter woman given to hysterics when touched by a man! The superb linen backing has addressed small pinholes, minor tears in the top center field, chips in the bottom right edge and the top right corner, and fold separations. Very Fine- on Linen.

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