A very rare 1977 Warner Bros. Records test pressing of the Sex Pistols’ album Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols. This was the first issue in the United States of this classic album. The test pressing is in beautiful NM- condition, with a few barely visible sleeve scuffs, but overall extremely shiny and clean. […]
A rare promotional UK copy of the Sex Pistols debut single on EMI, Anarchy in the UK/I Wanna Be Me, with the rare original black picture sleeve. The Near Mint disc has an EMI “Factory Sample NOT FOR SALE” sticker on the A-Side, and is the second variation with the correct Chris Thomas and Dave […]
A rare May 1977 press kit for the Sex Pistols issued by Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren’s Glitterbest Ltd., in conjunction with the release of the Sex Pistols’ second single, “God Save the Queen.” This is the fourth (and perhaps rarest) of the Glitterbest Sex Pistols press kits, and undoubtedly the most interesting, as it details […]
A beautiful (and large) 1977 UK Virgin Records promotional poster advertising the Sex Pistols second single, “God Save The Queen.” Pistols art director Jamie Reid appropriated photographer Cecil Beaton’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth, covering her face with his trademark “ransom note” lettering for this, arguably the best-known image he created for the band. This is […]
An unused backstage pass from the legendary 1977 Sex Pistols American Tour. This paper pass has a crack-and-peel backing, fully intact, and is in near mint condition, with just a bit of age related toning around the edges. 3 1/4″ x 3 7/8″. With Recordmecca’s written lifetime guarantee of authenticity.
An original handbill (actually a large paper gummed-back sticker) made by the Sex Pistols UK management to advertise the Pistols second single, “God Save The Queen”. The single was released during Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee in 1977; the record’s lyrics and the sleeve’s artwork were controversial at the time, and the BBC refused to […]
A very rare unused full ticket for the Sex Pistols January 11, 1978 show at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK, as part of their short 1978 US tour. Much has been written about this legendary tour, and this particular show. Because demand was higher than Cain’s anticipated, they raised the ticket price after they had […]
A beautiful (and large) 1977 UK Virgin Records promotional poster advertising the Sex Pistols third single, “Pretty Vacant.” Pistols art director Jamie Reid appropriated the Boredom/Nowhere buses image from a 1973 pamphlet by the San Francisco Situationalist group Point-Blank, and a similar image, with white buses and a black background, appears on the back cover of […]
A rare large handbill advertising the Sex Pistols May, 1976 Tuesday night residency at London’s legendary 100 Club. The poster, designed by Helen Wellington-Lloyd (aka Helen of Troy, who originated the first Sex Pistols “blackmail” typography for flyers and gig posters) features Ray Stevenson’s photograph of Johnny Rotten performing at the 100 Club in March […]
An original 1977 contract between Virgin Records UK and Warner Bros. Records US regarding distribution rights for the Sex Pistols records, hand signed by the Sex Pistols–Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook. As typical in the music business, multiple copies of a contracts would be signed, so each party would have a […]
One of 200 Deluxe copies of photographer Dennis Morris’ spectacular limited edition Sex Pistols book “The Bollocks,” housed in a custom silk-screened wooden box, and accompanied by two original signed and numbered photographs. Morris’s stunning book of Pistols photographs (with essays by Billy Idol and Shepard Fairey) is hardbound, signed and numbered 58/200 and measures […]
A poster advertising the 2013 Paris museum exhibition Eur0-Punk: Une Revolution Artistique 1976-1980 (An Artistic Revolution), held at the Cite de la Musique. The poster utilizes Jamie Reid’s iconic artwork created for the cover of the Sex Pistols single “God Save The Queen”. 15 3/4″ x 21 1/2″, in Near Mint condition.
A large and very impressive original EMI Records promotional poster announcing the Sex Pistols debut single, ‘Anarchy in the UK’, overprinted to advertise their December 19, 1976 show at the Electric Circus club in Manchester, UK. This was part of the legendary ‘Anarchy in the UK Tour’ with The Clash, the Damned and Johnny Thunders […]
One of the first and rarest promotional posters for the Sex Pistols, this was printed at the Rye Express, the Labour Party press in Peckham, South London. This was one of the first images Jamie Reid produced for the Sex Pistols. The photographs used are from Andrew Logan’s Party and the 100 Club. Illustrated as […]
An original concert poster advertising the ‘Punk Special’ at London’s 100 Club on September 20, 1976. Also appearing were The Clash, Siouxie and the Banshees, Subway Sect and Stinky Toys. This important show was organized by Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren and is seen as a seminal event in the history of Punk. Archivally linen backed, […]
A US Warner Bros. pressing of the Sex Pistols album Never Mind The Bollocks, boldly signed on the front cover by Johnny Rotten [John Lydon], Steve Jones, Paul Cook and Glen Matlock, with a large color photograph of Johnny Rotten signing this exact album. Lydon signed the album boldly in dark blue sharpie “Johnny Rotten […]