May CGC Rarities Sale 2019 (Auction #99)
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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. We recently sold a same 9.4 CGC graded example for $5,187.00 in July 2017. 


Poster – Monterey International Pop Festival, Monterey County Fairgrounds

Grade – CGC 9.4

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 – Museum Quality with no visible flaws of any kind. 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-3.5-OP-2-Monterey Pop Festival Concert Poster-HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT! CGC Graded 9.4
1967–AOR-3.5-OP-2-Monterey Pop Festival Concert Poster-HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT! CGC Graded 9.4
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $2,880
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
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