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    The Beatles 1966 Washington D.C. Concert Handbill. An original paper concert flyer for The Beatles appearing at D.C. Stadium in Washington, D.C. on Monday, August 15, 1966. Terrific graphics makes this one of the best Beatles advertising pieces from any of their three American tours.

    Just one show here, at 8:00 PM, attended by about 32,000 fans. This was the day after the Fabs played in Cleveland and the day before they entertained in Philadelphia. Opening act The Cyrkle got some love from the graphic designer due to their catchy hit "Red Rubber Ball," a very recent #2 national hit. Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes are also plugged on the handbill, but for some reason Bobby Hebb ("Sunny") and Barry & The Remains went unmentioned. Nice detailed ticket information down at the bottom - and remember, it was needed, because the '66 shows generally didn't sell out.

    Measures 5 ½" x 8 ½" and grades to Near Mint condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.


    More Information: A very scarce and desirable piece, this is only the second one Heritage has ever had the pleasure to offer. The one we sold previously went for $3,250 in 2018.

    Condition details: A practically flawless piece, with only a slight mark in the left yellow margin on a level with "Ronettes"; a tiny black surface dot in the upper right above "P.M." which is three-dimension to the touch so might be removeable with care (but maybe not, we didn't try); ever-so-faint handling in the lower right corner; and a small amount of light brown foxing at the bottom of the verso.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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