Author:(The Swallows) Gregory Ballroom, Richmond Virginia, 1953

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The Swallows, 1953, Boxing-Style Jumbo Globe Concert Poster, Richmond Virginia

By: (The Swallows) Gregory Ballroom, Richmond Virginia, 1953

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Richmond, Gregory Ballroom: 1953

Seller ID: 16577

Condition: Good+


Original large cardboard window card for Baltimore doo-wop group The Swallows. Measures approximately 22 x 28". In G+ condition with moderate wear, moisture stains in the upper portion, and a 2" nail-pull missing piece in the bottom center. Not bad for something two-thirds of a century old. The Swallows were a two-hit wonder that created Top 10 R&B hits in two consecutive summers, 1951 and 1952. This is a quintessential Globe boxing-style concert poster that was on the leading edge of the collecting frenzy surrounding vintage boards a generation ago, when a few of them surfaced from a small st... View more info