1966–The Old Cheese Factory-Grateful Dead—PAE graded Near Mint 83

closed on Friday, May 3, 2013

Final Auction Price
*Final prices include buyers premium
Starting bid: $300.00

This Classic poster by Mouse  & Kelley celebrated the first Anniversary of the birth of the Grateful Dead.  According to Deadbase the first time the Dead played as such was on 12/4/65 in San Jose.  This poster was made for an obscure venue called “The Old Cheese Factory”. This is a very early Mouse /Kelley /Grateful Dead collaboration. It was a marriage that would live for decades.


  • Poster – Grateful Dead Old Cheese Factory
  • Sub Title – Grateful Dead First Anniversary
  • Grade – PAE Near Mint 83
  • Bands/Bill – Grateful Dead and Andrew Staples
  • Venue – The Old Cheese Factory
  • City – San Francisco California
  • Date – 11/12/66
  • Dimensions- 14 3/16” x 19 15/16”
  • Printing-  (OP-1)
  • Artist – Stanley Mouse Alton Kelley
  • Series/ Promoter- The Old Cheese Factory Presents
  • AOR # - 2.185
  • Paper Type- Vellum
  • Condition Details – There is one tack hole in the top left corner and two in each of the remaining three corners. In the bottom left corner there is a small area with thin light brown stains in the margin



*****This Poster is available for inspection at our gallery by appointment. *****