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    Bob Dylan Owned and Stage Played Hofner Harmonica and Neckstand (1961). Earliest Known Example. An absolutely incredible piece of popular music history, offered here is a Hohner "Marine Band" harmonica and metal neckstand, similar to the one used by Folk Rock paragon Bob Dylan at his very first paid gig, at Gerde's Folk City on April 11, 1961, where he supported Blues legend John Lee Hooker. According to the accompanying provenance, the set was left to the parents of Peter McKenzie after Dylan moved out of their New York apartment in 1961. Included is a copy of a handwritten note from Dylan reading "These are for you. They're a bit worn, but still good! Bob". Also included are four photocopies of black-and-white photos of Dylan using a similar harmonica. The Harmonica measures approximately 4" x 1", and when folded, the neckstand measures 7" x 7". In Fine condition, both items show some wear due to age and use. Possibly the most important harmonica in the history of Dylan's career.

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    July, 2018
    21st Saturday
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