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    Steve Martin / Bob Lind ("Elusive Butterfly") 1967 La Verne, CA Concert Poster. A 1967 "Folk & Roll" concert poster from Southern California that features 22-year-old college student Steve Martin as an opening act. The location was La Verne, CA, the date was Saturday, October 21, 1967, and the admission price was $1.50.

    This was the year that Martin transferred from Santa Ana College to UCLA and switched his major to theater. And thanks to an ex-girlfriend, he also picked up a writing gig on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour TV show. The rest, as they say, is history. Martin continues to tour to this day, 53 years later, banjo in hand.

    Originated with a person who actually attended the show; only one that's ever been seen. Measures 17 1/2" x 23" and grades to Very Good Minus condition. Residue or stain in lower right quadrant of poster, next to Steve Martin's picture. Running seven inches, it begins and ends with a tape lift, and is some light foreign substance in between. Poster was quarter-folded for a long time, resulting in the strong creases you see but not breaking any dark blue color. A few other surface creases and handling present. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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