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    Sale 1912

    Rock And Pop Memorabilia

    30 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137

    The Police

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    The Police
    Three concert posters for The Police, including a rare silkscreen poster for a show at the Marquee Club in London, January 22nd, 1978; a 1980 Japanese Tour poster; and a Wembley Arena poster circa 1983. 20 x 28 in. (50.8 x 71.1 cm.) and smaller. (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE FOLLOWING TWENTY LOTS ARE FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE IAN COPELAND

    Ian Copeland (1949-2006) was a pioneer in the field of music promotion and is credited with helping to launch the New Wave movement in the United States. Founding Frontier Booking International (FBI) in 1979, Copeland represented many of the premier musical acts of the 1980s and 90s, including The Police, The Go-Go's, R.E.M., Sting, Morrissey, Simple Minds, The Smiths and many others. In 1997, Copeland opened the Backstage Café in Beverly Hills, which he owned and ran until his death in 2006 and where much of the following collection was on display.