Lot 68 of 202:
Vinyl recording of Lenny Bruce's obscenity trial evidence  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Lenny Bruce: Recording Submitted as Evidence in the San Francisco Obscenity Trial in March, 1962
Author:
Place:
Hollywood, CA
Publisher:
Lenny Bruce
Date:
[1964]
Description:

Vinyl record. 10" in diameter, with plain paper sleeve and cardboard cover. LB-9001.

The front of the album cover is illustrated with a photograph of Bruce posing as a policemen beside the statement "Warning. Sale of this album may subject seller to arrest for violation of the endemic obscenity laws; the sole exception being San Francisco, California (where the community standards may be lower)." On the back of the cover is printed the court document stating Bruce to be "NOT GUILTY" in the 1962 San Francisco trial for obscenity.

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Condition:
Some wear and splitting to cover; record with some scratches apparent (it has not been played by us), very good overall.
 
Item number:
304309
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