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    "Biggest Show of '54" Vintage Boxing-Style Concert Poster. An original cardboard window card for the Fall Edition of the "Biggest Show of '54" traveling concert caravan. This was an early precursor to the legendary Biggest Show of Stars caravan tours which commenced in 1956.

    The headlining musicians were Billy Eckstine, Peggy Lee and the Drifters, all backed by Pete Rugolo and his Orchestra. Underbilled were the Slate Bros., George Kirby (likely the famous comedian-actor-blues singer), The Three Arnauts and Harold King. All in Wichita, Kansas on Wednesday, November 3, 1954.

    Poster measures 14 x 22" and is in Very Good Minus condition but still presents well and would frame up nicely. Damage includes overall toning, small pieces missing from the upper right and lower left corners, a bit of light water staining here & there, and some overall grime including the lower left corner area, which perhaps could be cleaned up. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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