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Movie Memorabilia Gift from Katherine Hepburn, Silver & Gold Paperclip The Thomae Company

  • $ 85000

Vintage piece of movie memorabilia history.  This sterling silver and 14kt gold large novelty paperclip was  dedicated from Katharine Hepburn to Walter Lang on August 10th 1959.  It is inscribed on the back of the gold medal for this date with her character name Watson from the movie they had just completed "The Desk Set".  It is also marked 14k on the top.  The obverse side has Walter Langs initials inscribed on it.  The actual paper clip is marked for sterling silver as made by the Thomae Company.

This was recently acquired at the estate of Walter Lang in Brentwood, Los Angeles along with several other personal effects and art work dedicated to Lang and by Lang.

A fabulous one of a kind piece of movie memorabilia from one of Katharine Hepburn movies or for any Walter Lang fans.


Item measures 7.25“ long by 2“ wide and weighs 3.4oz.


In good condition with some signs of use commensurate with age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).

Shop Ref: Box No. Silverware drawer

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