Exciting Collection of 5 Original Pacific Northwest Handbills-PAE MINT Grades!

closed on Friday, November 16, 2018

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Extremely rare and hard to find Pacific Northwest concert material in this amazing condition is ALWAYS in top demand!

This is an exciting collection of 5 Original Handbills:

GRATEFUL DEAD - Sunday June 24 1973 at Portland Coliseum - First Printing - 5 1/4" x 3 5/8" This concert was cancelled and rescheduled - This is the variant with the darker black background which is scarcer since the background was printed lightly on most of the copies we’ve encountered. Lightly Toned PAE Graded Mint “95”.

CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE - AMERICAN FROGG - May 14 1971 at Springers Portland -  First Printing - 4 9/16" x 7 1/2" Artwork by the late great Cathy Weinstein (aka Hedda Goldspace one of her favorite pseudonyms see Tom Wolfe's book "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" for a few of her obscure exploits). PAE Graded Mint “97”.

BREWER & SHIPLEY / Kobolden & Keep - Sat. July 10 1971 at Springer's in Portland OR – First Printing - 4 7/8" x 6 1/2" - Features multi-color illustration by McGuiness - This is the most vibrant and vivid full rich colors variant of this handbill with right on register color printing (the vast majority of copies we’ve seen are slightly off register some with a much lighter blue background color). PAE Graded Mint “97”.

SOMA - CHOOCH - BROWN SUGAR - April 3 1971 at Springer’s Portland - 4 3/4" x 6 5/16" – First Printing. Exquisite artwork by the late great Cathy Weinstein (aka Hedda Goldspace is one of her pseudonyms see Tom Wolfe's book "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" for a few of her obscure exploits) artwork features psychedelic / art nouveau flowing filigree design surrounding typeset lettering. PAE Graded Mint “97”.

MIKE RUSSO - MELODIUS FUNK - GRIMES AND PURPLE - March 6 1971 at Springer’s Portland - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" – First Printing - Features artwork by the late great Cathy Weinstein (signed "Hedda Goldspace" one of her pseudonyms see Tom Wolfe's "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" for mention of some of her obscure exploits) featuring a stained glass like psychedelic border surrounding exquisite hand lettering. PAE Graded Mint “97”.

For more information on artist Catherine Weinstein the show exhibited here at thunderbitch.com was named in honor of her blazing a Pacific Northwest trail for later female concert poster designers. 

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