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    Bob Dylan Rolling Thunder Revue 1975-76 Crew Medallion, Luggage Tag and Belt Buckle. A grouping of three heavy-metal accessories from Bob Dylan's 1976 Rolling Thunder Revue tour of America, as gathered by the tour's producer and our consignor, Louie Kemp. All three were made in extremely limited quantities for just the musicians and crew.

    The medallion is a lovely two-sided piece that Mr. Kemp wore on a leather cord, which is also included. Louie tells us that Dylan would sometimes wear his medallion on stage. The eagle side has a lovely red inlay stone at the top, perhaps representing the heat of high noon. To the left of the bird is the sun, perhaps rising, and to the right, a crescent moon. There are no stones missing from this. The other side has "Rolling Thunder Revue" and some more celestial images. It appears to be made of sterling silver.

    The belt buckle is a brass affair and says in tour-logo lettering, "Rolling Thunder Revue." The verso reveals that it was made in 1976 by Bergamot Brass Works of Darien, Wisconsin.

    The brass luggage tag - made by the same company - takes things one step further by adding, "Bob Dylan / Joan Baez - Jack Elliott / Bob Neuwirth." Notice, however, that Ramblin' Jack's name got misspelled with only one "T" at the end.

    All three of these rare items are pictured in Mr. Kemp's book and grade to mint condition with no wear & tear detected anywhere. This lot includes a personally signed and inscribed copy of that book, made out to the winner, including a Dylan-ephemera bookmark that Louie designed. COAs from Louie Kemp and Heritage Auctions.

    To view Louie Kemp's biography, please click here.


    More Information: Medallion measures 1 ½" in diameter, and the leather cord about 26" long. The belt buckle measures 3 1/8" x 2 ¼", and the luggage tag 2 ¾" x 1 ½".


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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