The "Tin Man" and "Scarecrow" Signed together
Limited Edition Wizard of OZ Lithograph
In 1977 Ray Bolger and Jack Haley agreed to sign a limited number of this stunning Wizard of OZ lithograph (24x30"). They were designed specifically highlighting the two remaining, living cast members, Jack Haley and Ray Bolger. Only 2000 were SIGNED by BOTH of these last two Oz immortals (Haley dies in 1979, Bolger in 1986). This one is numbered 1391/2000. One of the most sought after Oz collectibles on the market. And because there are a limited number and it is VERY RARE for an AUTHENTIC dual signed item like this to appear on the market this is a highly desirable item... With the RARE Original Nostalgia Merchant Certificate of Authenticity. Also, in Excellent-Near Mint condition as it had not been removed from its storage tube since 1979 except just recently to take photos of it. Hence, none of the color fading, crinkling, tears, stains often seen on this vintage lithographs.
This poster was produced with heavy, high quality paper which is immediately noticeable when you see and feel it. The colors and artwork are stunning an unlike anything we have seen in the world of Oz memorabilia. That said , it is a beautiful Oz Lithograph with stunning artwork and two very important , authentic signatures from two of the immortal cast members. . This is in exceptional condition,
The Wizard of Oz (Nostalgia Merchant, 1977). Autographed Special Poster (24" X 30"). Fantasy.
Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, and Charley Grapewin. Directed by Victor Fleming. This poster was produced in a limited edition of 2000 in 1977 by legendary record producer, Snuff Garrett. The poster is signed by both Ray Bolger and Jack Haley on the book insert in the bottom center. The number on the lower right beneath Jack Haley has been marked out. There is slight edge wear, Excellent + condition.
NOTE: We have handled about six of these OZ lithos over the past 25 years. However, this is the FIRST time we have discovered one with the Original Nostalgia Merchant Certificate of Authenticity. Note the details on the COA and how the "plate" was Destroyed , hence no possibility of these ever being reproduced and re-issued.
These have sold for over $2000! With all the forgeries on the market today, such as on eBay, here is an opportunity to own a real OZ signed treasure with Authenticity Guaranteed For LIFE!
Note: Cvtreasures stamp NOT on original