The Clash “Bond’s International Casino” Vintage Original Ist Pre-Concert Item. The 1st printing was on Matt Paper and the second printing for the rescheduled following concert was on glossy paper. The site of the concerts was formerly Bonds department store which had been converted into a large second-floor hall. Promoters kept the name because there was a large Bonds sign on the outside of the building. Had not yet broken out into mass popularity, eight shows were originally scheduled: 28, 29, 30, 31 May and 1, 2, 3 and 5 June 1981. However, given the venue’s legal capacity limit of 1750, the series was blatantly oversold (3500) right from the first night, leading the New York City Fire Department. To cancel the Saturday, 30 May performance. In response, the band condemned the brazen greed of the promoters while demonstrating unprecedented integrity to each and every ticketholder by doubling the original booking with a total of 17 dates extending through June. This concert was part of The Groups 17 shows in three weeks to support “Sandinista” Album, the opening bands included the Fall, the Slits, the Dead Kennedys, Bad Brains, and Bush Tetras – the whole kit and caboodle. Personally acquired these form the guy that had the NYC Paste-Up Contract. Measuring 25″ X 35″. Item is in Near Mint to Mint Condition(C9-C10) and is the Rare Item with Matt finish. This Item is Extremely Rare. We grade our posters according to the Iguide Universal 10-Point Item Grading Scale. C10 Mint – Investment quality. No perceptible flaws of any kind. C9 Near Mint – Investment quality. Minor flaw on an otherwise unused Item. C8 Excellent – Investment quality. A few minor defects. Pin holes, small tears, etc. C7 Very Good to Excellent – Fine. Still a very nicely preserved item. C6 Very Good – The typical used Item in average condition. C5 Good to Very Good – A heavily-worn item. C4 Good – Below average but still suitable for display. C3 Fair – Heavily worn, but yet still complete. C2 Poor to Fair – An extremely worn, possibly even incomplete item. C1 Poor – The lowest grade, representing items in the lowest possible condition. It is Not a Reprint, Giclee Print nor Ink Jet Print but the Original 1981 Promotional NYC Item. Kept Flat, in a Smoke, Dust, and UV Light Free storage facility for over 35 years that has allowed the Ink to retain its Brilliancy without fading. Double tubing would cost extra, but we provide it free for our customers. Customer comments have shown they truly appreciate this free extra care. When You receive your item, There will be an inner tube inside the outer tube. Please unwrap the outer wrapping on the inner tube. The Item is rolled onto the inner tube NOT inside the inner tube. The item “The Clash Bonds International Casino Guaranteed Original 1981 Concert Poster” is in sale since Thursday, April 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists C\Clash”. The seller is “rarepics914″ and is located in Pelham, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original