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Harry James (1916-1983). He was an American musician who is best known as a trumpet playing band leader who led abig bandfrom 1939 to 1946. He broke up his band for a short period in 1947 but shortly after he re-organized and was active again with his band from then until his death in 1983. He was especially known among musicians for his astonishing technical proficiency as well as his superiortone, and was extremely influential on up and coming trumpet players from the late 1930s into the 1940s. He was also an actor in a number of motion pictures that usually featured his bands in some way. His signature on a 5" x 7" black and white photo as a spokesman for Chesterfield cigarettes. On the reverse is a postcard photo of Paul Henreid--but the Henreid phpto has a facsimile signature. UACC Registered Dealer # 036, Pages of History,provides a lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We arefull time autograph and document dealers and members of the Manuscript Society. Payments must be by Pay Pal. We will combine shipping on multiple purchases. Buyers in New York State must pay sales tax on both the sale price and the shipping charge with rates based on the county of residence so please wait for an invoice before payment. (DM)