Bono's white cotton stage headband inscribed in black felt pen with letters and symbols spelling COEXIST the letters C X and T formed by the Islamic symbol of the crescent moon, the Jewish Star of David and the Christian Cross respectively, the headband also signed Bono and dated Sept 2006 - worn by Bono on stage during U2's 2006 Tour and given to a teenage fan Paige Clancy at Wachovia Arena, NY, in response to her request for Bono's help with the plight of Zambian orphans at Hope House Orphanage; accompanied by a colour photograph of Bono with Paige who's wearing the headband on this occasion September 26th, 2006. 6 x 8.5 in. (15 x 22 cm.); another of Bono on stage during U2's Vertigo Tour 2005 reading leaflets regarding Hope House -- 11 x 8.5 in. (28 x 22 cm.); a letter from Paige Clancy giving the background to Bono's gift; a newspaper article detailing the story; and related material (a lot)
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The following lot is sold on behalf of Hope House Orphanage, Ndola, Zambia, Africa