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    David Bowie 1978 Hamburg, Germany Concert Poster. An original large paper concert poster for David Bowie appearing in Hamburg, Germany on Monday evening, May 15, 1978. Bowie was still touring off of Heroes, and this month also saw the release on RCA of his unusual side project, David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," which he cut with Eugene Ormandy & the Philadelphia Orchestra. But we digress.

    This Thin White Duke Poster is black & white and thin on graphics, but does feature Bowie's self-portrait from this year. A big plus is also the presence of four album-cover mini's along the bottom, in actually nice, substantial size compared to some other posters.

    Many European concert posters were "knocked off," or reproduced, at a later date to be sold in stores and such. This is an absolute pre-show first printing of this poster.

    Measures 23 1/2" x 33 1/8" and grades to Very Good Plus condition. Generally excellent shape, with dings and small creases to the four corners, which don't show much in the white. Also very subtle and harmless horizontal, rolling bends in a few places where the rolled-up poster might have gotten a little pressure on it, but not creases or folds. Also the verso has "5" written in two places and "Bowie" in pencil halfway between them. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    December, 2021
    5th Sunday
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