1969-Lee Conklin-The Barn-Country Weather Concert Handbill-FIRST PAE APPEARANCE! PAE Graded Near Mint “85”

closed on Friday, February 21, 2020

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This is an odd and interesting handbill from the incredible hand of psychedelic master Lee Conklin and it's the FIRST appearance of the handbill to appear in our auction! This marvelous piece promoted a June 1969 run of shows featuring Country Weather at The Barn in Rio Nido. The artist also created one of his most desirable and valuable posters of the genre for a Grateful Dead show that occurred 1 week later and was at this same venue. 


A Mint example of the POSTER for this issue realized $1725 in our August 2018 auction. This ORIGINAL HANDBILL offers the same popular and iconic art for less than the First Print poster currently commands! An extremely scarce issue seldom surfaces at public auctions in ANY condition. This example is in very clean condition with no tears or pinholes! See details below.


Handbill – Country Weather The Barn 1969

Grade – PAE Near Mint 85

Bands/Bill – Country Weather  Sanpaku Jaybird

Venue – The Barn

City – Rio Nido CA

Date – 6/20-21/69

Dimensions – 4 5/8" x 7 1/32"

Printing – OHB-A Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Artist – Lee Conklin

Condition Details – Super clean with no tears or pinholes! 100% Original with no restoration. Two 1/2" hairline creases bottom edge a few creases mostly visible from the reverse. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180 11:00 am to 6:00pm eastern.


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


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