1967–Grateful Dead–Continental Ballroom Concert Poster-PAE Graded Near Mint “89”

closed on Friday, December 4, 2020

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Starting bid: $1.00

This poster is a rare treasure that is always on top of collectors’ wish list. It advertises a 1967 Grateful Dead concert at the Continental Ballroom. This piece was produced on ultra-thin tissue like paper that is also textured! 


This copy is a particularly fine specimen of this poster.


99% of all known copies were distributed in copies of The Continental Ballroom's Guru newspaper and exhibit horizontal folds as a result. Folded copies routinely realize $1200-$1700 at auction and superb copies such as this have traded at auction for as high as $3600 in the past. It is a rare opportunity to acquire this Grateful Dead poster in such pristine condition! 


Poster – Grateful Dead Continental Ballroom

Grade – PAE Near Mint “89”

Bands/Bill – Grateful Dead The Powers of Evil

Venue – Continental Ballroom

City – Santa Clara California

Date – 10/14/67

Dimensions – 10 25/32” x 13 15/16”

Printing – OP-1 Original Pre-Concert First Printing 

Artist – Cannon 

Series/Promoter – Continental Ballroom

Paper Type – Thin Textured Paper 

Condition Details – Thin band of toning on the left edge most pronounced on the hand–on the left hand side. Bend in the middle mostly visible from the reverse. There is a bit on edgewear on the right edge. Super clean with no nicks cuts tears or pinholes. 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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