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    Billie Holiday 1940's Onyx Club New York City Color Postcard. A perfectly wonderful little Billie Holiday live-performance advertisement... in the form of a full-color postcard that informed potential patrons that Lady Day was "Appearing at the Onyx Club Nightly." Oh, and let's not forget that she was "America's Foremost Song Stylist."

    Even the flip side is cool... reminding you that the Onyx was "Tops in Entertainment," they had three shows nightly, and if you wanted to send this postcard to anyone... they would foot the postage! (Of course, that was just one penny back then.)

    It's hard to say what part of the 1940's this postcard dates from, but it's lovely knowing that decade brought us "God Bless the Child" and "Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?)" from Miss Holiday, among many others.

    Just a really sweet little piece and oh my goodness, are Billie's red lips ever red. No expense was spared in printing up this postcard.

    Measures 3 ½" x 5 ½" and graded to Very Good for some standard toning and a number of small surface creases. It's amazing when said creases show up almost entirely on the card's back, and barely at all on its front. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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