'Rock Legends' auction
on 25th September 2003
Commission bids can be placed on their website now at www.cooperowen.com and the auction will culminate with a live event at 23 Denmark Street, London on the 25th September at 4pm BST.
David Bowie, 'Diamond Dogs' rare tour memorabilia
A collection of five items to include: Two circular laminated lapel badges (as worn by Bowie's backstage staff in the BBC documentary Cracked Actor). A one-page RCA Records tour invoice for travel billing, including amounts for two of David's train journeys. Two promotional colour photos of Guy Peellaert's artwork (LP cover and promo poster artwork). A black and white postcard of Terry O'Neil's Diamond Dogs cover photo session. One MainMan black and white promo photo of Bowie on stage during the Diamond Dogs tour. Original one-page Jules Fisher Associates invoice requesting payment for items including Three models of David Bowie (stage) set and duty paid on 29 hats for David Bowie - $140.00 with annotations by Mainman. A Madison Square Garden four-page programme, printed on pages one and three, printed on buff stock together with Diamond Dogs unopened Ryko long box, issued in 1990. (5).
David Bowie's Hype Philips four-page recording contract, 1970
The contract lists band members Tony Visconti, Mike Ronson, Michael Woodmansey (misspelt Woodlandsley). Dated 3.4.70 and signed by a Philips representative (not signed by band).
David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars signed William Morris contract, 1972
A Television Motion Picture Artist' Manager Contract Signed by David Bowie, Michael Ronson, Trevor Bolder and Michael Woodmansey on August 30 1972, in anticipation of their first US tour. Four pages on blue stock.
David Bowie 'Aladdin Sane' tour ephemera including a Bowie signed petty cash slip, 1973
To include: A post tour petty cash voucher, clearly signed Bowie, dated 3rd August 1973. Aladdin Sane programme with loose colour fold-out David Bowie fan club application. Tour crew pass in laminated holder, authorised with original signature by Tony Defries. Fan club magazine (number one, issued in late 73) comprising 28 pages, mostly colour together with Aladdin Sane unopened Ryko long box, issued in 1990. (4).
David Bowie 'Philly LP (Young Americans)' and Soul Tour memorabilia
To include: A Radio City Music Hall one-sheet programme for concerts between 30.10.74 and 3.11.74. (includes photos of complete Bowie backing group including Luther Vandross - his first major tour, David Sanborn and Earl Slick etc.). A one-page Hit Factory studio invoice for Philly album (Young Americans), for mixing of LP. David Bowie Diamond Dogs tour 1974 Ohio Holiday Inn eight-page statement itemising payment for six rooms, including rooms for David, Corinne Schwab and Herbie Flowers and two (including David's), personally approved by tour manager Eric Barrett. All four pages feature original accounts annotation together with a Diamond Dogs unopened Ryko long box, issued in 1990. (4).
Two David Bowie BBC contracts
The first for a recording session on Sounds of the Seventies 11th January 72, broadcast on 28th January (dated 3rd January) together with a two-part NCR contract for an interview with Bob Harris broadcast on Sounds of the Seventies 7th February 72. (David's fee £6.50.) (2).
David Bowie rare flyer/invitation for 'An Evening With David Bowie', 1969
An invitation to a promotional evening for the Philips release of the album David Bowie at the Purcell Room, London SE1 at 7.30pm, 20 November 1969, with support by Junior's Eye. Condition: Tape markings to outer edges. Measures approx. 9.5 x 19 inch. (24 x 48 cm).
Three David Bowie posters
A stunning poster for an article in the Sunday Times Magazine reading Has Ziggy Stardust Come to Earth?, a promo poster for the 1976 compilation ChangesOneBowie and another for the 1983 release Let's Dance, all mounted on board. (3) Various sizes.
David Bowie ticket and backstage pass, 1976
A ticket stub for David Bowie at the Empire Pool, Wembley on Monday 3 May 1976 together with a backstage pass for the same gig. (2) Condition: Both ticket and pass are attached to backing with selloptape.
David Bowie ticket and backstage pass, 1976
A ticket stub for David Bowie at the Empire Pool, Wembley on Monday 3 May 1976 together with a backstage pass for the same gig. (2). Condition: Both ticket and pass are attached to backing with selloptape.
David Bowie 'Absolute Beginners' acetate and promo
A one-sided 12 inch acetate with label reading Absolute Beginners New Running Order V.2386. A together with a white label promo single with d. bowie in black marker pen, the matrix number and a date stamp 15 Jan on the label. (2).
David Bowie signed poster, 1995
An advertising poster titled new afro-pagan and work 1975-1995 for an art exhibition at The Gallery in Cork Street, signed David Bowie 95, in red marker pen. Framed and glazed. Overall measurements approx. 23 x 35 inch (58 x 89 cm).
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