May CGC Rarities Sale 2019 (Auction #99)
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/16/2019

Many collectors believe this is one of the great pieces of psychedelic era art to EVER be created. The Human Be-in was perhaps “the” culminating event of the San Francisco Psychedelic scene" and this seminal event just enjoyed it’s 52nd Anniversary on January 14, 2019. As such, this poster holds tremendous historical importance. Adding to it’s appeal is the fact that it was designed by two of the most legendary artists of all time, Stanley Mouse and the late Alton Kelley.


This happening included all of the major figures of the day. The Be-in was originally conceived as an opportunity for the San Francisco Bohemians and Berkeley radicals to join forces in celebration of their respective counter culture ideals. The major San Francisco bands of the day as well as Psychedelic advocates, political radicals, beat writers and spiritualists, took the stage.  Key figures of the era like Tim Leary, Richard Alpert (Ram Dass), Allan Ginsburg and Jerry Rubin spoke to the gathering of 30,000.  The Be-in was a true illustration of the ideals of the Haight and probably the last true gathering before the innocence of the culture would be lost.


This piece features incredible eye appeal and is SUPER CLEAN -- free of nicks, cuts, tears or pinholes!


Poster – Human Be in

Catalog # – A Gathering of the Tribes

Grade – CGC 9.0

Bands/Bill – Allen Ginsberg, Tim Leary, and All S.F. Rock Groups

Venue – Polo Field, Golden Gate Park

City – San Francisco, California

Date – 1/14/67

Dimensions - 14” x 20”

Printing - Original Pre-Concert First Printing, OP-1

Artist – Mouse and Kelley

AOR # - 2.217

Condition Details - Super clean with no nicks, cuts, tears or pinholes. 100% Original with no restoration. 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.


*****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.*

1967-AOR 2.217-OP-1-Human Be-in-Gathering of the Tribes Concert Poster-SUPER CLEAN-PINHOLE FREE! CGC Graded 9.0
1967-AOR 2.217-OP-1-Human Be-in-Gathering of the Tribes Concert Poster-SUPER CLEAN-PINHOLE FREE! CGC Graded 9.0
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,080
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
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