Sterling silver humidor by Tiffany, with engraved presentation from Mike Todd
Lot 3058
A Tiffany & Co. sterling silver humidor gifted to Milton Berle by Mike Todd, Jr.
Sold for US$ 5,250 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Tiffany & Co. sterling silver humidor gifted to Milton Berle by Mike Todd, Jr.
1892-1902, engraved later, cedar-lined, lacking divisions. The lid reads, "Mr. Smell-O-Vision! / Many, Many, Many thanks / For Your Help. / Michael Todd, Jr." Todd Jr., son of producer Mike Todd and stepson of Elizabeth Taylor, produced the 1960 film Scent of Mystery, the first to feature Smell-O-Vision, a system that would release odors into the movie theater at certain times in the film. Berle was the entertainment at the reception after the film's premiere.
11 3/4 x 8 x 5 1/2 in.; Gross weight: 96 oz troy
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