October Mega Sale (Auction #124)
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A new milestone for us at PAE has been reached with this amazing, original 1965 poster featuring The Rascals, VERY early in their career. We have never seen the first original printing of this poster surface in our auctions until now! 

 

The ultra scarce poster was produced to promote the group’s appearances during the summer of 1965 at The Barge, a floating night club at the Hamptons in Long Island, New York. “When you came into The Barge, from the moment you entered there, we had you,” recalls Felix Cavaliere, an original founding member of The Rascals. 

 

Compared to the basketball courts and gyms the band was playing in those days, the sound and energy at The Barge made the venue a highlight for the group. During that summer, The Rascals built momentum and a wide fanbase while playing at The Barge. Word of their infectious concert performances eventually lead to new management with the legendary Sid Bernstein. The following year the band had a record deal.

 

We wouldn’t expect to see another one of these posters surface for collectors ANYTIME soon! How many more surviving copies of this relic could possibly be out there? 

 

Poster – The Rascals, The Barge 1965

Grade – PAE Fine 50

Venue – The Barge, The Hamptons

City – Long Island, New York

Date – 1965

Dimensions – 14” X 22”

Printing – OP-1, Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Condition Details - 100% Original with no restoration. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo, to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180, 11:00 am to 6:00pm eastern.

 

*****This poster is available for inspection at our gallery, by appointment. *****

 

*A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*

1965–The Rascals-The Barge-Long Island Concert Poster-SUPER EARLY! INSANELY RARE! PAE Graded Fine “50”
1965–The Rascals-The Barge-Long Island Concert Poster-SUPER EARLY! INSANELY RARE! PAE Graded Fine “50”
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $96
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
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