1966-FD-22-RP-3-Avalon Ballroom-Grateful Dead Concert Poster-SIGNED Kelley! CGC Graded 9.8

closed on Friday, November 8, 2019

Final Auction Price
*Final prices include buyers premium
Starting bid: $1.00

This poster is signed in pencil by the artist Alton Kelley!

Here is one of the popular designs from the Avalon series. The poster was designed by poster legends Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse. This poster features the famous Frankenstein image and “Grateful Dead” has been erroneously misspelled as well!

Now we have a unique opportunity to acquire a famous design of a concert by a famous band signed by a legendary poster artist for a bargain price since this is a reprint that was produced in the 1960's but shortly after the concert.

This poster is designated as RP-3 by Eric King's classification: It is the third printing because the first two OP-1 OP-2 are original pre concert prints. The RP-3 is the first and only official post-concert print.

In July 2017 a lower graded 9.4 signed example reached $385 in our auction! Read our blog dated 1/20/18 where we discuss the skyrocketing demand for signed material such as this lot!

Poster – Grateful Dead Avalon Ballroom
Catalog # – FD-22
Grade – CGC 9.8
Bands/Bill - Grateful Dead and Sopwith Camel. 
Venue - Fillmore Auditorium
City – San Francisco California
Date – 8/19-20/66
Dimensions - 13 7/8” x 19 15/16” 
Printing - Post-Concert third printing RP-3

Artist – Mouse and Kelley
Series/Promoter - Family Dog
Paper Type – Vellum
Condition Details – Superb Museum Quality with no nicks cuts tears or pinholes! 100% Original with no restoration.


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


* A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*