Surf Ephemera Collection
Surf Ephemera Collection

Surf Ephemera Collection

Various places: Various publishers, ca. 1960s. 25 pieces of ephemera laid into a 7 3/4 x 7 7/8” Kay’s Candies box illustrated with a photograph of surfers. All very good to near fine. Item #4602

A box of surf ephemera collected by an unknown surfer in the 1960, 70 and 80s - including business cards for notable surfers, filmmakers, and board designers, laid into a candy box illustrated with surfers.

The ephemera includes two business cards for Bruce Brown, including one with Japanese text printed on verso; two rare numbered tickets for Bruce Brown’s films “Barefoot Adventures”, “Slippery When Wet”, and “Surf Crazy,”, and signatures and contact information of several well-known surfers, including Joel Tudor, John Peck, and others. A number of business cards for early, influential surf shops are collected here, including Diwain, Bing, Hobie, Dale Velzy, Greg Noll, and more. A note reproduced from Bud Browne’s hand is also included - a small card advertisement for the screening of one his films.

“Hang Ten for Fun and Profit.”.

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