The CGC Graded Concert Poster Extravaganza! (Auction #105)
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/5/2019

The Monterey Pop Festival was one of the most pivotal musical events in history. The festival welcomed in the “Summer of Love” and featured the first U.S. performances by both Jimi Hendrix and The Who! Printed on silver foil, this is one of the most beautiful, important, and sought after posters of the entire era, and is prominently displayed in The Art of Rock, plate 3.5.


Due to the unsurpassed historical significance of this poster and the incredible design, this will always be considered one of the most important and desirable concert posters ever created.


This is a SUPER CLEAN and VERY CONSERVATIVELY graded specimen that would be considered MINT by many.


100% Original with no restoration of any kind. Ultra bright and fresh colors with ZERO FADING, something commonly seen on this issue.



We sold a CGC graded 9.4 example for $5187 in July 2017. This poster exhibits the exact same eye appeal and is just a few handling marks away condition wise.


Another poster that offers MAXIMUM QUALITY for your collecting dollar!


Poster – Monterey International Pop Festival, Monterey County Fairgrounds

Grade – CGC 8.0

Bands/Bill – Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jefferson Airplane, The Who, Ravi Shankar, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding

Venue – Monterey County Fairgrounds

City – Monterey, CA

Date – 6/16-18/67

Dimensions – 12 9/32” x 21 11/32”

Printing – OP-2, Original Pre-Concert first Printing, version 2

AOR #3.5

Artist – Tom Wilkes

Paper Type – Full Color printed on Silver Foil

Condition Details – 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-3.5-OP-2-Monterey Pop Concert Poster-HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT! PINHOLE FREE!! CGC Graded 8.01967–AOR-3.5-OP-2-Monterey Pop Concert Poster-HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT! PINHOLE FREE!! CGC Graded 8.0
1967–AOR-3.5-OP-2-Monterey Pop Concert Poster-HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT! PINHOLE FREE!! CGC Graded 8.0
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,000
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Thursday, September 5, 2019.
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