1966- FD-14-OP-1 -Avalon Ballroom- Big Brother DOUBLE SIGNED-CGC Graded 6.5

closed on Monday, January 9, 2017

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Starting bid: $100.00

Here’s your chance to acquire the FIRST CGC Authenticated and Graded example to be auctioned of one of the most iconic and enduring images in the entire hobby. It is also the FIRST UNRESTORED DOUBLE SIGNED example to EVER appear at public auction! It is also the FIRST show that Janis Joplin EVER performed with Big Brother and The Holding Company!

The famous FD14 “Zig-Zag Man” promotes a pair of concerts by Big Brother and The Holding Company and Quicksilver Messenger Service at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco California in 1966. This masterpiece was designed by two of the most famous and legendary artists of the era the late Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse. Each artist has beautifully signed the poster in pencil.

This poster is 100% ORIGINAL with NO RESTORATION of any kind. The poster has complete borders and corners. There is a single tack hole in the upper left and lower right corners. There are approximately 12 other holes scattered throughout the body of the poster. This is the only unrestored copy that is DOUBLE SIGNED to appear at public auction. EVER. Over 50 years later we believe that this is still a “sleeper issue” given its iconic artwork historical significance and legendary artists. The quintessential vintage 1960’s concert poster!

This poster has been signed Signed by the artists Stanley Mouse and the late Alton Kelley.

•Title: - Big Brother and The Holding Company  6/24-25/1966

•Sub Title : FD 14 Zig –Zag Man

• Bands/Bill- Big Brother and The Holding Company Quicksilver Messenger Service

• Venue- Avalon Ballroom?

• Grade - CGC Graded 6.5

• City – San Francisco California

•Date 6/24-25/1966

•Dimensions- 14 15/64” x 19 15/16”

•Printing-  (OP-1) Original first printing

• Artist Stanley Mouse Alton Kelley