The POPE Collection

Black Americana Auction 

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A massive personal collection that traces the history of Black Americana and ranges from rare slave documents to Muhammad Ali and Michael Jackson memorabilia, will be presented at auction in August 2022 at Scott Daniel's.

For over 40 years, 68-year-old collector Oliver Pope has amassed the collection that fills his home. The items document the African-American experience.

Objects include items relating to the horrors of slavery, newspapers, and memorabilia celebrating civil rights demonstrations, music, sports, military, and other Black Americana.
Original 1956 B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner Concert Poster
Original 1956 B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner Concert Poster

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Original 1956 B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner Concert Poster
Original 1956 B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner Concert Poster

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Original 1956 B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner Concert Poster

Original 1956 (not a reproduction or re-print) B.B. King Concert Signboard. Advertising B.B. King’s show with special guest Ike and Tina Turner.  The show took place on January 9th, 1956 at the Café Royale in Lake Charles, LA.  

Printed on cardboard stock it measures approximately 22 inches by 14 inches.  The piece was printed by Tribune Showprint, Earl Park, Indiana and is so marked on the lower left front.  There is an approximate 1 inch missing section on the lower left as noted in the image.  There is corner rubbing, some corner creasing, surface wear, edge chipping, and marks. 

Please refer to the description and photos for the condition. Please email or call us for a more detailed condition report. All lots are sold in as-is condition at the time of sale, and condition listings are given as a courtesy for guidance only and should be evaluated by personal inspection by the bidder.  You can email us at win@gonbid.com or call us at (845)372-4787. 

We provide free in-house packing and discounted shipping rates.

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Original Chukes - Signed

This work will be presented at Scott Daniel's Auction in High Falls, NY in August 2022 during a very special Black Americana auction event. 

Original Signed Chukes being presented at Scott Daniel's Auction in High Falls, NY
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Antique Black Americana Cement Seated Figure

Standing at 15 inches tall this piece is in good condition with minor chipping around the brim of the hat, base, and some paint loss. It is approximately 25lbs.