1999-MXP-170.5-Pavement-Crystal Ballroom Original Concert Poster-CGC Graded 7.5

closed on Friday, September 25, 2020

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This poster is from the legendary Ultrasounds Collection the most extensive and finest quality collection of concert posters from this era. This lot is amongst the very FIRST posters from the Ultrasounds Collection to be CGC authenticated and graded. As such it’s unique and historically important provenance has been specially designated on the CGC label.


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Here is a rare pacific northwest poster featuring the popular indie rock band Pavement at the legendary Crystal Ballroom in Portland on July 13th 1999. They had just released their fifth and final studio album "Terror Twilight". Pavement embarked on a 6 month world tour in support of the record as relationships within the group became frayed. The band retired the following year. This is the first time we’ve offered this Original Poster in our auction. Designed by modern poster artist Mike King it was produced for hanging on telephone poles record store windows ticket agencies and coffee houses around town. This is the FIRST CGC Graded example to ever appear for collectors!


Poster – Pavement  Crystal Ballroom
Grade – CGC 7.5
Bands - Pavement US Maple Sunless Day

Venue - Crystal Ballroom
City – Portland OR
Date – 7/13/1999
Dimensions – 11” x 17” 
Printing - Original Printing
Promoter - Monqui
Artist - Mike King 
Condition Details - 100% Original with no restoration. 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 6:00 pm eastern.


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