1968-Grateful Dead–Carousel Ballroom- Handbill-PAE Graded Mint 97

closed on Friday, June 28, 2013

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Here is the chance to acquire what is quite simply one of the most famous and most popular posters of the era!  This Alton Kelley design pokes fun at the D.I.Y.  aspect of the Carousel. This piece measures 4 15/16” x 6 31/32” and is pristine in all respects easily one of the finest we have ever seen or handled

 This handbill is featured in the “Art of Rock” plate # 2.172. This is the epitome of a “blue chip” handbill. A famous design a famous band and ultra rare in this state of preservation


  • Poster – Grateful Dead Carousel Ballroom
  • Sub Title – Sore Thumb
  • Grade – Mint 97
  • Bands/Bill- Grateful Dead
  • Venue- Carousel Ballroom
  • City – San Francisco California
  • Date - 3/15/68
  • Dimensions- 4 15/16” x 6 31/32”
  • Printing-  (OP-1) – Original Printing
  • Artist – Alton Kelley
  • AOR # - 2.172
  • Condition Details – This handbill is undamaged in any way. There are no nicks cuts tears pinholes or restoration of any kind.



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