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Limited Edition Postcard Holder

Four postcards of David Bowie (three from the Ziggy Stardust era) in a purple postcard holder were issued by EMI as a Limited Edition promotional item for The Best of David Bowie 1969/1974 CD. Each contains an interesting statistic from this phase of his career.

David Bowie only ever enjoyed 6 consecutive Top 10 singles once in his career. 
Jean Genie in Dec 72 to Rebel Rebel in Feb 1974.
 
Photo by Brian Ward 1971

Ziggy Stardust released in 1972 spent 172 weeks on the chart.
Photo by Brian Ward 1972

During this period David Bowie spent 299 weeks in the UK album charts.
Photo by Sukita 1973 - Larger image

Three songs not released by Bowie as singles were major UK hits for other artists during this period:
Peter Noone - Oh You Pretty Things No. 12 May 71. 
Mott the Hoople - All The Young Dudes No. 3 Aug 72. 
Lulu - The Man Who Sold The World No. 3 Jan 74.
Photo by Sukita 1973

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Ziggy Stardust Scarf (1973)