4 “Playboy” Magazines for 1955 – April, May, July and November.
Lot 742. 4 “Playboy” Magazines for 1955 – April, May, July and November. “Playmates” of the Month” for these issues are Marilyn Waltz (April), Marguerite Empey (May), Janet Pilgrim (July) and Barbara Cameron (Nov). Waltz, an actress and model, was the first of two women to become three-time playmates. Pilgrim was the other. An office worker at “Playboy” and a model, she was “Playmate of the Month” in July and Dec. 1955 and Oct. 1956. Empey was a model, dancer and actress, and Cameron, a model. Cameron is on the cover of the Oct. issue and in two pages of photos preceding the centerfold. Other photo features in these issues are “Naked Advertising”; a six-page pictorial featuring Bunny Yeager, the model who photographed Bettie Page (one Page photo included), Tempest Storm (four pages) and “West Coast Strippers,” including Misty Ayres and Renee Andre. Michael Arlen, Mack Reynolds, Herbert Gold, Shepherd Mead, Charles Beaumont, Irwin Shaw and P.G. Wodehouse are among the authors whose works appear. Fiction, satire, sports, music, humor, art, cartoons, and contemporary news and events are featured. These issues average vg-ex to ex. Minimum Bid $100.