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    NEIL O'KEEFE (American, b. 1893)
    Peace Rockets, American Weekly illustration, October 8, 1944
    Mixed media on board
    20 x 10 in.
    Signed lower right
    "Through the air, hundreds of times faster than the famous sled dog team that dragged the serum to Nome, peace rockets laden with food and medicine could succor even remoter communities cut off, otherwise, from all human help. Far cruder rockets than those of today saved the lives of starving Indian villagers marooned by floods some years ago; others have regularly transported mail."

    From the Frank Collection.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,200.

    Condition Report*:

    This lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. Framed to an overall size of 28 x 20".

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
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