Autograph letter, with signature and lower edge cut off and not present, one page, 8.25 x 10, on colorful Jeet Kune Do letterhead, no date, but September 1966. Lee writes to his prized student Taky Kimura. In full: “Thank you very much for letter plus dues. The first national rating of ‘Green Hornet’ was indeed not good; however, ABC and the Greenway Production are not too worry about it. The main reason of such low rating is due to the fact that Friday nites audiences are like half of the rest of the other days. Tuesday has the highest rate of viewers. When the national rating was set up, our low percentage of viewers was not considered.
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Uncommon personal check, 6 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Lee, payable to Gilbert Book for $5.15, May 27, 1967. In fine condition, with cancellation holes to body and some light show-through from stamps on reverse. A seldom-seen and extremely desirable format. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Unissued ‘red stripe’ student membership card for Lee’s Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute, 3.75 x 2.5, signed in black ink “Bruce Lee,” and also signed by Taky Kimura. In fine condition, with a couple trivial brushes to Kimura’s signature. Accompanied by a copy of a certificate of authenticity from Kimura stating the card dates from circa 1965–67. A well-preserved example of a scarce Hollywood autograph. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
Scarce personal check, 6 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Lee, payable to James Y. Lee for $30.00, September 25, 1966. In fine condition, with expected cancellation holes, not affecting the pristine signature. James Lee was one of three personally certified 3rd rank instructors and co-founded the Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.