1966 - The Matrix - Moby Grape - PAE graded Mint “97”

closed on Friday, March 4, 2011

Final Auction Price
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Starting bid: $250.00

Moby Grape had the potential to be one of the greatest San Francisco bands of the psychedelic rock genre. They were talented writers and players and deserve more than just a footnote in the history books. The Matrix was an early small San Francisco club that was managed by Jefferson Airplanes’ Marty Balin. Together these factors add up to a real “sleeper” of a poster. The Dead poster from a week earlier trades for considerable dollars and is next to impossible to find in undamaged condition. Just as was used for the Dead poster The central image for this poster is an illustration by late 19th – mid 20th century German Illustrator Heinrich Kley. In this illustration the Greco–Roman deity Bacchus is portrayed as the source of great drunkenness and debauchery. Great stuff !This Original First Printing measures 14 6/32" x 19 27/32." The poster has no tears holes or missing paper or any flaws! The only flaw is a ¼ “ upper right hand corner bump. This poster is featured in “The Art of Rock” plate 2.107! This early and rare poster is in amazing condition for being 45 years old! "