1965–Grateful Dead-Can You Pass The Acid Test? Reprint Concert Poster-SIGNED Kesey! PAE Graded Excellent “79”

closed on Friday, March 1, 2019

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Beginning in the fall of 1965 Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters held a series of LSD fueled multi media happenings featuring the music of the Grateful Dead and chronicled in Tom Wolfe's Electric Kool Aid Acid Tests. These HISTORIC events provided the initial spark that led to a full scale counter-culture revolution that transformed our world forever!

Original posters of this legendary issue can command as much as $25 000. This reprint poster here was made by Artrock of San Francisco during the 90’s. It was an edition of only 350 produced. This example is SIGNED by Ken Kesey! 

Poster – Can You Pass The Acid Test?

Grade – PAE Excellent 79

Bands/Bill – Grateful Dead The Merry Pranksters The Fugs Neal Cassady Allen Ginsberg

Venue –Muir Beach

City – California

Date – 1965

Dimensions - 17 7/8” x 22 7/8”

Printing – RP-2- Post Concert Second Printing

Artist – Paul Foster

Series/Promoter - The Merry Pranksters

AOR #2.4

Condition Details – Clean with no tears or pinholes. 100% Original with no restoration. Creases most noticeably seen on the reverse. A small ink break over the "n" and "c" in Include. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180 11:00 am to 6:00pm eastern.

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