1968-FD-60-OP-1- Avalon Ballroom- Big Brother and the Holding Company–PAE Graded Mint 93

closed on Friday, October 26, 2012

Final Auction Price
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Starting bid: $350.00
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In this batch of classic family dog posters consigned by a lifelong collector Rick Griffin’s “Motherload” poster kind of pops out!  The sepia toned photograph of Haight Ashbury’s blues queen Janis Joplin is the centerpiece of this quasi-erotic piece.


  • Poster – Big Brother and the Holding Company Avalon Ballroom
  • Sub Title –  FD-60 (Motherload)
  • Grade – PAE Mint 95
  • Bands/Bill- Big Brother and the Holding Company Sir Douglas Quintet and The Orkustra
  • Venue- Avalon Ballroom
  • City –  San Francisco
  • Date – 5/5-7/67
  • Dimensions- 14” x 19 63/64”
  • Printing-  (OP-1)
  • Artist – Rick Griffin Bob Seidman (Photographer)
  • Series/ Promoter- Family Dog
  • Condition Details – There is a light age spot on top border a touch of handling on the upper right corner and the bottom edge. There are no nicks cuts tears pinholes or restoration of any kind.


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