1970–Rick Griffin-A Film by John Severson-Pacific Vibrations Original Handbill-PAE Graded Near Mint “89”

closed on Friday, March 1, 2019

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John Severson’s 1970 film "Pacific Vibrations" is highly regarded as one of the top surfer movies of the era. The original promotional handbill was designed by the master Rick Griffin and used to advertise the film’s release. Filmmaker John Severson also internationally famous for his work with Surfer Magazine sadly passed away a couple years ago. Here's a short clip which features Severson discussing the creation of Rick's artwork gracing the front of this rare handbill which quickly became a cultural "sea-change" icon! After watching this you gotta ask yourself how you can live without an example of this original handbill in your collection!

Handbill – Pacific Vibrations A Film by John Severson

Grade – PAE Near Mint “89”

Date – 1970

Dimensions – 7 7/8 x 11”

Printing – OHB-A Original First Printing

Artist – Rick Griffin

Paper type – Thin slick

Condition Details – Super clean with no nicks cuts tears or pinholes. 100% Original with no restoration. Light handling tiny creases. 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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