The Estate of Oleg Cassini

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Date of the auction: 27.06.2019

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1973 Mercedes 350 SL Convertible

1973 Mercedes 350 SL Convertible White exterior, navy blue leather interior, convertible with original hard top Odometer reads 67,839 miles Mileage not guaranteed. Sold as is and where is and subject to approval by Receiver. Buyer responsible for prompt removal from Oyster Bay estate. Areas of rust

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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1994 Mercedes S600 Sedan

1994 Mercedes S600 Sedan Black exterior, black leather interior, with Cassini crest and name decals to driver side door Odometer reads 75,479 miles Mileage not guaranteed. Sold as is and where is and subject to approval by Receiver. Buyer responsible for prompt removal from Oyster Bay estate

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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1987 Rolls Royce Silver Spur

1987 Rolls Royce Silver Spur Ivory exterior, tan leather interior, 4 door, sunroof, with door panel reading "Rolls Royce Motors No. X21819" Odometer reads 45,517 miles Mileage not guaranteed. Sold as is and where is and subject to approval by Receiver. Buyer responsible for prompt removal from

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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2004 Mercedes SL500 Convertible

2004 Mercedes SL500 Convertible Red exterior, white leather interior, with Cassini crest and name decals to driver side Odometer reads 3,902 miles Mileage not guaranteed. Sold as is and where is and subject to approval by Receiver. Buyer responsible for prompt removal from Oyster Bay estate. VIN

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KELLY, GRACE Four autograph letters to Oleg Cassini.

KELLY, GRACE Four autograph letters to Oleg Cassini. One written from Ocean City, NJ, the balance from Hollywood: circa 1954-55. The letters as follows: 1) a 4 page letter on one folded sheet of pink stationery, dated only "Monday Night" and addressed "Dearest Oleg," signed "Grace" at end; 2) a two

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[ANDY WARHOL] Grace Kelly dish by Andy Warhol for Rosenthal.

[ANDY WARHOL] Grace Kelly dish by Andy Warhol for Rosenthal. Circa 2000. 12 x 12 colored glass dish depicting Kelly after Warhol. In original printed box with sleeve. Wear to box . C Estate of Oleg Cassini, Oyster Bay Cove Residence, New York

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$40 - US$60

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI - ADDRESS BOOKS] Two circa 1960s address books used by Oleg Cassini.

[CASSINI - ADDRESS BOOKS] Two circa 1960s address books used by Oleg Cassini. Two printed address books, the larger 8 x 6 inches and in a leather 16 ring binder, the smaller without binding, both partially accomplished in manuscript in various hands or in type. Minor wear from handling, creases

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE Fine letter signed to Oleg Cassini in advance of the...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE Fine letter signed to Oleg Cassini in advance of the 1960 presidential election. Washington: no date [but Fall 1960]. Four page autograph letter in blue ink signed "Jackie", written on the recto and verso of two sheets of "3307 N Street, N.W./Washington, D.C." stationery. 8 1/2 x

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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CASSINI, OLEG Two notebooks of original fashion sketches.

CASSINI, OLEG Two notebooks of original fashion sketches. The first a spiral bound notebook containing fashion sketches in pencil or black marker to the recto and verso of approximately 40 leaves thus with drawings to about 80 pages, many with several figures per page and notations on fabrics, etc

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY (ELECT) Magnificent nine page autograph...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY (ELECT) Magnificent nine page autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini in advance of the presidential inauguration. Palm Beach, FL: 13 December 1960. Nine page autograph letter in blue ink signed "XO Jackie", written on the recto and verso of 5 sheets of "North Ocean

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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CASSINI, OLEG Group of approximately 18 large Kennedy-era original fashion...

CASSINI, OLEG Group of approximately 18 large Kennedy-era original fashion sketches of mostly evening gowns and dresses. Circa early 1960s. Pencil drawings, several with added colors, affixed fabric swatches or typed descriptions, each approximately 17 x 14 inches. Two signed "Oleg Cassini

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[KENNEDYS-INAUGURATION] Miscellaneous photographs and ephemera relating to...

[KENNEDYS-INAUGURATION] Miscellaneous photographs and ephemera relating to the Kennedys. Includes original unused tickets to the Inaugural Ball, and Inauguration Ceremonies, and the Inauguration dated January 20th, 1961; early and copied photographs depicting the Kennedys, a few in color but most

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter to Oleg Cassini. Washington: 17 February 1961. Six manuscript pages in blue ink signed "Jackie", written on the recto and verso of two bifolium sheets of gold embossed "The White House/Washington" stationery. Accompanied by the original postmarked

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Detailed ledger of the Kennedy White House years...

[CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Detailed ledger of the Kennedy White House years with fabric samples kept by Joseph Boccheir, Design Coordinator for Oleg Cassini. [New York: 1960-64]. Lined banking ledger with red faux leather covers, the inside front cover marked "Joz. Boccheir" in black marker, the

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY] Group of fabric swatches selected by...

[KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY] Group of fabric swatches selected by Mrs. Kennedy and interesting Cassini workshop ephemera including Mrs. Kennedy's measurements. A group of items relating to Cassini's creations for Mrs. Kennedy, including: 1) a typed sheet of Cassini stationery with two affixed

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[OLEG CASSINI GOWNS] Group of approximately eight Oleg Cassini designed...

[OLEG CASSINI GOWNS] Group of approximately eight Oleg Cassini designed gowns and dresses, including two replicas of a gown made for Mrs. Kennedy as First Lady. Approximately 8 modern gowns, most with the "Oleg Cassini Black Tie" label, includes one set of "Jackie" replica pearls and few other

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Fine autograph letter signed to Oleg...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Fine autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini regarding her State Visit to France. Washington: [ circa 25 May 1961, date from postmark]. Four page autograph letter in blue ink signed "Jackie", written on the recto and verso of two pages of "The White House

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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CASSINI, OLEG Fashion sketch titled "Mrs. Kennedy-Palais de...

CASSINI, OLEG Fashion sketch titled "Mrs. Kennedy-Palais de Versailles-State Dinner." Likely 1961 but possibly later. Pencil and black crayon drawing depicting the gown in full length and vignettes of its front and back, signed in pencil "Oleg Cassini" at center, the upper left corner with pinkish

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter providing instructions...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter providing instructions to Oleg Cassini. [No place: undated but likely spring 1961]. 1 1/4 page letter in blue ink signed "XO Jackie", written on the recto and verso of one sheet of legal length yellow lined paper. 12 1/4 x 8 inches; Together with

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini regarding the press. Washington: [circa 31 July 1961, date from postmark]. Two page autograph letter in blue ink signed "Jackie", written on the recto and verso of one sheet of "The White House" stationery. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini upon the death of his mother. New York: September 25 [1961]. Two page autograph letter in blue signed "Jackie" on one folded sheet of Carlyle Hotel New York stationery. 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Accompanied by the original mailing

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] An important archive of original drawings...

[CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] An important archive of original drawings, correspondence, annotated clippings, and workshop ephemera related to the development of Cassini's fashions for Mrs. Kennedy as First Lady. New York: several items dated 1961-62. An archive of workroom ephemera mostly relating to

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Typed letter to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Typed letter to Oleg Cassini. Washington: 21 November 1961. One page typed note on gold embossed White House stationery, signed "Jackie" in black ink but this signature likely secretarial. 9 x 6 inches. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Usual folds, some

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph note to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph note to Oleg Cassini. Washington: no date. One page autograph note in black ink signed "J.", written on one sheet of "The White House/Washington" stationery. 8 x 5 inches. Several rust marks from paperclips . A short note from the First Lady sending

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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GRAZIANI, BENNO Large photograph depicting Oleg Cassini in a turban with...

GRAZIANI, BENNO Large photograph depicting Oleg Cassini in a turban with President Kennedy in the background. The photograph 1962, printed later, signed indistinctly and with the Graziani stamp visible through a window in the frame verso. Image 16 x 22 inches. Visibly fine, unexamined out of frame

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE] Small photography archive with many images...

[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE] Small photography archive with many images depicting Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly and others. Approximately 50 reproduced copy prints, each 10 x 8 inches, of Mrs. Kennedy wearing Cassini's fashions, images of Cassini with Grace Kelly and others, etc. Fine . C Estate

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHS] Group of approximately twenty-two framed photographs...

[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHS] Group of approximately twenty-two framed photographs depicting Oleg Cassini with the Kennedys, Grace Kelly and others. Approximately 22 framed copy photographs depicting Cassini with the Kennedys, a reproduction of a photograph inscribed to Cassini by Mrs. Kennedy and Lee

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. Washington: 25 January 1962 (date from postmark). Two page autograph letter in blue ink signed "Jackie", written on the recto and verso of one sheet of "The White House/Washington" stationery, accompanied by the original

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY and RADZIWILL, LEE Double inscribed...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY and RADZIWILL, LEE Double inscribed photograph to Oleg Cassini of the First Lady and Radziwill leaving the Governor's House at Peshawar, Pakistan, 1962. Vintage black and white full length photograph depicting Mrs. Kennedy and Lee Radziwill both finely dressed and

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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RADZIWILL, LEE Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini written from...

RADZIWILL, LEE Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini written from Pakistan while on official visit with the First Lady. Karachi, Pakistan: 26 March 1962. Four page autograph letter in blue ink signed "Lee", written on two sheets of "President's House/Karachi" stationery. 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Rust

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE] Small photography archive with many images...

[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE] Small photography archive with many images depicting Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly and others. Approximately 50 reproduced copy prints, each 10 x 8 inches, of Mrs. Kennedy wearing Cassini's fashions, images of Cassini with Grace Kelly and others, etc. Fine . C Estate

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Inscribed gift for Oleg Cassini...

KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY Inscribed gift for Oleg Cassini, Christmas 1963. Color print reproducing Casimir Bohn's Mill's Colossal Equestrian Statue of General Andrew Jackson with the White House in the background, inscribed on the soft blue mat below the image in blue ink "For Oleg - with

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, ROBERT F. Inscription to Oleg Cassini on memorial card for John F...

KENNEDY, ROBERT F. Inscription to Oleg Cassini on memorial card for John F. Kennedy. December 1963. Black bordered memorial card signed in print by Robert and Ethel Kennedy, with further ink inscription "Dear Oleg/My Appreciation for your message in November-Robert Kennedy." Sold with three similar

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, ROBERT F. and OTHERS Framed chef's hat with inscriptions and...

KENNEDY, ROBERT F. and OTHERS Framed chef's hat with inscriptions and signatures to Oleg Cassini. Sun Valley, Idaho: circa 1965. White chef's hat or toque blanche bearing inscriptions to Oleg Cassini and various signatures, the most prominent figures being Robert Kennedy ("To Oleg - Who made such a

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[KENNEDY, ROBERT F.] Bronze bust of Robert F. Kennedy

[KENNEDY, ROBERT F.] Bronze bust of Robert F. Kennedy . Signed Berts and dated '68 , on a marble base. Height 10 inches. Losses to marble base, without mounted plaque. C Estate of Oleg Cassini, 19th Street Townhouse, New York

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, EDWARD Photograph inscribed to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY, EDWARD Photograph inscribed to Oleg Cassini. An 8 x 10 inch color photograph depicting Kennedy with Cassini (in later years) inscribed below the image "To Oleg/Who was there at the beginning/many thanks/Ted Kennedy". The inscription slightly faded. Unexamined out of frame . C Estate of Oleg

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, EDWARD Large group of letters and notes to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY, EDWARD Large group of letters and notes to Oleg Cassini. Washington and elsewhere: 1964-1990s. Approximately 35 mostly typed but also autograph letters generally signed "Ted", many with autograph postscripts, most original mailing envelopes present. Usual folds, minor wear from handling

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY, ETHEL Approximately twenty-five letters to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY, ETHEL Approximately twenty-five letters to Oleg Cassini. Hyannis Port, MA, McLean, VA and elsewhere: mostly mid-1970s. Typed written letters signed "Ethel", many with manuscript post-scripts in red ink, the letters generally regarding the annual Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Tennis Tournament

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-CORRESPONDENCE] Group of approximately 12 letters sent to Cassini...

[CASSINI-CORRESPONDENCE] Group of approximately 12 letters sent to Cassini by various notables. Miscellaneous correspondence with celebrities including Frank Sinatra (2), Bing Crosby, Gianni Agnelli, Bo Derek, Charlton Heston, Marian Javits and others of lesser note, etc. May contain form letters or

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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REAGAN, NANCY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini.

REAGAN, NANCY Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. Los Angeles: April 1999 (date from postmark). One page autograph letter signed "Nancy", with original mailing envelope and another slip providing her address. Fine ; Together with a group of related political ephemera including a letter from

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Group of five framed reproduction photographs of...

[CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Group of five framed reproduction photographs of fashion designs made for Jacqueline Kennedy. Five framed photographs, four in color, each 10 x 8 inches in 16 x 12 inch frames; Together with five photographic reproductions of drawings of Cassini among models dressed in his

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Autograph note signed to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Autograph note signed to Oleg Cassini. [New York: no date]. One page letter in blue ink signed "Jackie" on one sheet of stationery headed with a shell. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Usual fold . A note of thanks to Cassini for sending flowers: "It was great to see you again after

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. [New York: no date]. One page autograph letter in blue ink signed "Jackie" on one sheet of blue "1040 Fifth Avenue" stationery. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Usual fold, the upper edge with a few chips where removed from pad . "Ari and I

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. New York: [1972, date from postmark]. One page letter in blue ink signed "Jackie" on one sheet of stationery headed with a shell. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Accompanied by original mailing envelope. Usual fold, fine . Mrs. Kennedy

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Two autograph notes signed to Oleg Cassini.

KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Two autograph notes signed to Oleg Cassini. [New York: 1972 & 1977, years from postmarks]. The first a 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 inch stationery card with a shell at the head with text on recto and verso, signed "Jackie"; The second 4 x 6 inch Metropolitan Museum postcard signed

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-FASHION DESIGNS] Large group of original fashion designs.

[CASSINI-FASHION DESIGNS] Large group of original fashion designs. Mostly 1970s-90s. Comprising three albums and one portfolio: 1) The first a bound artist's sketchbook of approximately 47 accomplished pencil and marker fashion drawings paired with Native American tribal names such as Apache and

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE] Large photography archive documenting...

[CASSINI-PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE] Large photography archive documenting Cassini's career with many images of Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly, and Gene Tierney. A large group of approximately 500 reproduction copy prints of photographs of Cassini's career with a focus on the early periods in which he was

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[BOOKS-THE KENNEDYS] Approximately thirty five volumes related to Oleg...

[BOOKS-THE KENNEDYS] Approximately thirty five volumes related to Oleg Cassini and the Kennedys. Various dates, publishers, and formats. Includes several volumes relating to Jacqueline Kennedy's life and fashion including Jacques Lowe's Jackie Kennedy Onassis: The Making of a First Lady , Reeve's

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[THE KENNEDYS] Group of books on Jacqueline Kennedy.

[THE KENNEDYS] Group of books on Jacqueline Kennedy. Approximately 15 volumes, includes Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years and related volumes. Some minor wear . C Estate of Oleg Cassini, 19th Street Townhouse, New York

Lot #: 49

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 27 Jun 2019

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[BOOKS] Group of approximately two hundred fifty miscellaneous volumes.

[BOOKS] Group of approximately two hundred fifty miscellaneous volumes. Various dates, sizes, publishers, and formats. Includes many oversized monographs on design, interiors, fashion, art subjects, Oleg Cassini's A Thousand Days of Magic and The Wedding Dress , and smaller format works on similar

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 27 Jun 2019