November CGC Sale (Auction #126)
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This Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane original poster promotes the historic FIRST Kaleidoscope run of concerts. These shows were scheduled to take place at 1228 Vine Street, but at the last minute were moved to the Embassy Ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel, at 3400 Wilshire Boulevard. The Kaleidoscope underwent an additional location change until finally settling in the former Earl Carroll Theater at 6230 Sunset Boulevard. There, the "in the round" shaped stages were used to present the concerts. All of the posters in the Kaleidoscope series have this unique, round design. 


Number 1 is the most important number in every collectibles market due to their historical importance. Accordingly, this is a poster that always gets massive attention whenever it appears at public auction. This is one of a small handful of CGC graded examples of this original poster to appear for collectors. 


Poster - Grateful Dead, Kaleidoscope 1967

Subtitle - Kaleidoscope #1

Grade – CGC 6.0

Bands/Bill – Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Canned Heat

Venue – The Kaleidoscope

City – Los Angeles, California

Date – 4/14/67

Dimensions – 18 ½”

Artist – Kaleidoscope Graphics

Printing - OP-1 Original Pre-Concert First Printing

A.O.R #3.77

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 6:00 pm 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 3.77-OP-1-Kaleidoscope #1-Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster-CGC Graded 6.01967-AOR 3.77-OP-1-Kaleidoscope #1-Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster-CGC Graded 6.0
1967-AOR 3.77-OP-1-Kaleidoscope #1-Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster-CGC Graded 6.0
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $900
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Thursday, November 19, 2020.
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