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Lot 1469
An early 'The Tramp' Charlie Chaplin mascot,
Sold for US$ 1,150 inc. premium

Lot Details
An early 'The Tramp' Charlie Chaplin mascot, registered design 1915,
bronze attributed to the sculptor Veryke, with remains of nickel plating and dark brown patina, mounted on a radiator cap, 4 1/2in high, above wooden display base.
Chaplin's favorite character and one of film's most famous images is introduced to the World in the 1915 film 'The Tramp'. Despite having already played a tramp in some earlier films, he first appears with his trademark bowler hat and cane in this classic silent comedy short, and a cinematic icon is born.
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