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Original copies of Rick Griffin's Hawaiian Aoxomoxoa is one of most coveted desirable and expensive concert posters in the world.
The reprint offered here offers the opportunity to own this treasure at a more affordable price. This poster has it all incredible color design and one of the best examples of the artists signature lettering style. It was created for a concert by one of the greatest bands in the history of Rock n Roll and it's incredibly scarce.
The Hawaii Aoxomoxoa was inspired by the artwork for the third Grateful Dead album. This poster was created for a run of cancelled 1969 Dead shows in Honolulu Hawaii. As the legend goes the printer did not get paid by the promoter and destroyed all but a handful of copies.
This lot represents a tie score for the FINEST CGC Graded example of this issue to appear here! In July 2017 a same graded 9.8 example reached a high water mark of $1737 in our auction. This piece is in Superb Museum Quality Condition and 100% Original with no restoration!
Poster – Grateful Dead Exhibition Hall
Sub Title – Hawaii Aoxomoxoa
Grade – CGC 9.8
Bands/Bill- Grateful Dead It's a Beautiful Day
Venue- Exhibition Hall
City – Honolulu Hawaii
Date – 7/25/69
Dimensions- 12 11/32” x 20”
Printing - Post-Concert Second Printing RP-2
Artist – Rick Griffin
AOR # - 3.116
Condition Details – Superb Museum Quality that is un-improvable in every way. Of course there are no nicks cuts tears or pinholes! 100% Original with no restoration.
*****This poster is available for inspection at our gallery by appointment. *****
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