1978–Bakersfield Civic Auditorium-Grateful Dead Concert Poster-FIRST PAE APPEARANCE! PAE Graded Mint '95'

closed on Friday, February 21, 2020

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Here we have the FIRST example of this vintage Grateful Dead poster to appear in our auction! The Grateful Dead took the stage at Bakersfield Civic Auditorium in California in early 1978 following a blistering show in Santa Barbara the night before. This poster was designed by renowned artist Randy Tuten. The Uncle Sam skeleton figure was created by Gary Gutierrez and appeared in the The Grateful Dead movie. Original First Printing in Superb Museum Quality Condition!


Poster – The Grateful Dead  Bakersfield

Grade – PAE Mint 95

Bands/Bill – The Grateful Dead

Venue – Bakersfield Civic Auditorium

City – Bakersfield CA

Date – 1/14/78

Dimensions – 11" x 14 5/8"

Printing – OP-1 Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Series/Promoter - Bill Graham

Condition Details - Superb Museum Quality with no visible flaws of any kind. No nicks cuts tears or pinholes! 100% Original with no restoration.


*****This poster is available for inspection at our gallery by appointment. *****


* A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*