1969-California Cocktail 13-Dunham & Deatherage-Yellow Unicorn Poster-PAE Graded Near Mint '89'

closed on Friday, May 28, 2021

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Vintage headshop blacklight poster titled "California Cocktail" with the traditional bad luck number 13 superstition in a skull and flames. The number 13 in this poster is a reference to the 13th letter of the alphabet: M standing for Marijuana. The number was used frequently on headshop posters during this era as an underground code. Designed by Dunham & Deatherage and produced by Yellow Unicorn INC in Manhattan Kansas during 1969. A California Cocktail refers to stuffing weed in the end of a cigarette if you don't have any papers or a pipe. This poster is open to interpretation.


Poster – California Cocktail 13

Grade – PAE Near Mint 89

Year – 1969

Dimensions – 24" x 33"

Printing / Series – Yellow Unicorn INC

Artist – Dunham & Deatherage

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.


Note: This oversized poster will be rolled and shipped without our standard archival holder. The poster can be sealed in archival Mylar and shipped flat for an additional $15 fee. Shipping will be calculated accordingly. 


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