MAIN LOT- 125 PAINTED
This last-living-day hand-painted issue documents the day one of America's greatest guitar players put down his guitar. B.B. King defined heart-felt guitar playing, and influenced guitarists like Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix, making the greatest impact on how the guitar would be played in any genre, more so by far than any other guitarist in American history. Born in a shack on a plantation, with a guitar named Lucille as his sword, the world became his castle, and we crowned him "King of the Blues."
ARTIST'S PROOFS- 30 PAINTED
On both the main lot and artist's proofs, at your request, I will paint on your B.B. King cover a dark gray border, visually defining it as a mourning cover.
NOTE: in order to collect the Artist's Proof,
you must collect at least one from the main lot. Artist's Proofs are subject to selling out soon after release.
The So Long B.B. King topical event issue is accompanied by the new CERTIFICATE PLUS. Sleeved, on the flip-side it displays the certificate portion. When removed and unfolded, the piece serves as a
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May 14, 2015
Memphis, TN 38101