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  215. Robert Keeshan iconic “Captain Kangaroo” jacket from Captain Kangaroo.(1955-1992) Vintage original Chipp brand custom red wool jacket with short collar, notched lapel, crème grosgrain ribbon piping, 2-flap pouch pockets, brass buttons, interior lined in pewter silk, retaining internal Chipp bias labels, 1-typed “Robert Keeshan 6/13/74”. Captain Kangaroo was created by Bob Keeshan, known for his beloved portrayal of “Clarabell the Clown” on The Howdy Doody Show, basing the premise on “the warm relationship between grandparents and children”. The show aired on CBS for 29 years, making it the longest-running nationally broadcast children’s show of the time, with a staggering 6,090 episodes, in which Keeshan appeared as the Captain more than 9,000 times. Nostalgic, iconic, and exhibiting only minor production wear and light toning to ribbon piping, this beautiful jacket remains in vintage very good to fine condition. From the Bob Keeshan Estate. $10,000 - $15,000
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