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Here's one of the "Holy Grails" in the entire 1960's concert poster market! And we're proud to offer the very first CGC graded example to ever appear at public auction. The BG-74 is ultra rare and highly sought after. Rarity wise,  it is on par with the BG-2, and like the BG-2, high grade, unrestored examples such as this routinely bring well over $10,000 at auction. We sold a CGC graded 9.8 privately for $45,000.00

The BG-74 is somewhat unique in that a large percentage of the small number of surviving examples have been restored. Often, this restoration is hard to detect, making independent CGC authentication and grading particularly valuable. If you want the definition of a  "blue chip concert poster", this would be it. Great bands, great art, extreme rarity and legendary status!

Poster – Jefferson Airplane O’Keefe Centre Toronto 7/31 – 8/5/67

Subtitle – BG-74

Grade – CGC 8.0

Bands/Bill – Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead

Venue – O’Keefe Centre

City – Toronto, Canada

Date – 7/31 – 8/5/67

Dimensions – 13 61/64” x 20 27/64”

Printing – OP-1, Original Printing

Series/Promoter – Bill Graham Presents

Condition Details –100% Original with no restoration. Full and complete borders with no nicks, cuts or tears.2 pinholes in each top corner. 1 pinhole in each bottom corner. 1 3/4 inch horizontal crease on left edge next to "from". small tape pull in the left black border just below  and to the left of the "J"  in July. Light toning top and left border.

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

1967–BG-74-OP-1-O’Keefe Centre-Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster-CGC Graded 8.01967–BG-74-OP-1-O’Keefe Centre-Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster-CGC Graded 8.0
1967–BG-74-OP-1-O’Keefe Centre-Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster-CGC Graded 8.0
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final prices include buyers premium.: $8,062
Number Bids: 26
Auction closed on Thursday, June 15, 2017.
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