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    Sex Pistols 1980 American Express Poster. The last lines John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon spoke onstage before the original era of the Sex Pistols imploded in early 1978 really ring true on this poster. "Ever get the feeling you've been cheated? Good night," he said. In what followed, there was The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle.

    This poster was used to promote the film/soundtrack, released two years after the Sex Pistols broke up. It shows a riff on the American Express credit card, with the title "Young Flesh Required." Three parts of the card point out the "The Artist (The Prostitute)," "The Business (The Swindle)," and "The Record Company (The Pimp)."

    Measures 27" x 39 1/4" and grades to Very Good condition. Edge crumpling found generally across the long top edge, and clusters in the upper right area. Bottom edge has much less crumpling but another cluster found on the bottom edge to the lower right of "earn." Otherwise just light, occasionally creasing from handling to the glossy black surface. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    May, 2021
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
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