A Lucille Ball top hat
Lot 1252
A Lucille Ball top hat
US$ 20,000 - 30,000
£13,000 - 19,000

Lot Details
A Lucille Ball top hat
Television & Celebrity Items
A Lucille Ball top hat
Black beaver, distressed top hat worn by Lucille Ball as she appeared with guest star Harpo Marx on the 1955 episode of I Love Lucy in which Ball and Marx perform the famous "mirror" routine. The hat is accompanied by two photographs of Ball and Marx from the episode and a signed letter from Joe Franklin reading in part, "I hereby certify that the aforementioned top hat is the original, authentic, and the very same as that presented to my Memory Lane Collection by my dear friend, the legendary Entertainer Lucille Ball, and characterized to me at the time as being the hat Lucy wore during the 1955 I Love Lucy episode on which Harpo Marx guest-starred."
6 x 11 1/2in
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