||Rare original 1943 (during WWII) vintage bullfighting poster. Plaza de Toros de ALBACETE. Empresa: Pedro Balana. Right beautiful lithograph with vibrant colors. Six bulls. 11 September 1943. Matidors: Juanito BELMONTE; Manuel Rodriquez Manolete, AND Pepe Luis VAZQUEZ. Printer: Ortega Valencia #1630. Excellent condition.
Rodríguez Sánchez (4 July 1917 – 29 August 1947), better known as Manolete, was a Spanish bullfighter. He rose to prominence shortly after the Spanish Civil War and is considered by some to be the greatest bullfighter of all time. In response to Manolete's death, General Francisco Franco, then dictator of Spain, ordered three days of "national mourning", during which only funeral dirges were heard on the radio.) Mano a Mano. Printed in Valencia Spain.