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My name is Dave Cornblum. I am a web developer for Bud Gaugh, Skunk Records, Jack Manness, Opie Ortiz, Z-man and pretty much everyone in Skunk.
I have a unique and rare item I want to sell to help the Bert Susanka family and I was asked to do this by them.

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Handwritten and signed postcard (1992) from Bradley Nowell and Mike "Miguel" Happoldt from Costa Rica to legendary Huntington Beach songwriter/Skunk records collaborator colleague Bert "Ziggen" Susanka. One of a kind.

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I want to sell it for them for around 2k or best price. The reason it's being sold is to help the Susanka family and I was asked by them to sell it.
Thanks and best,

Dave Cornblum
Blaster Web Services

I know who you are, Dave. You were even featured in the Thanks Dub on 40oz to Freedom! I have a few places that I might be able to pitch this piece, including to a guy near me who owns the original tour van.

Would you mind giving me an email address for contact? Mine is mdmaguirespam AT comcast DOT net. You have a great piece but I have never seen a Bradley autograph go for that much. $1000 is the ceiling I've seen for pieces that sold, but I'll try for you.



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