The CGC Graded Concert Poster Extravaganza! (Auction #105)
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This original First Printing poster was created for the 1968 Northern California Folk Rock Festival in Santa Clara California. The annual event drew some of the biggest acts of the day. This festival featured Jefferson Airplane on Saturday and The Doors on Sunday. The use of the photogenic Jim Morrison as the central image, makes this a very striking and memorable design. The colors and lettering jump right off the paper! A cornerstone of any true 60’s vintage poster collection! 

 

Additional festival acts included Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, The Youngbloods, The Electric Flag, Kaleidoscope, Taj Mahal, and Ravi Shankar. Although not mentioned in the promotional material, the Grateful Dead also performed.

 

In June 2019, a lower 9.4 graded example realized $1320 in our auction. It's no secret CGC Graded posters featuring The Doors, The Airplane and Janis Joplin continue to enjoy worldwide demand. The incredibly limited availability of museum quality material is far outweighed by the thousands of enthusiastic collectors in constant search of it! An amazing original first printing in superb museum quality condition with no nicks, cuts, tears or pinholes! 

 

Poster – Northern California Folk Rock Festival 1968

Grade – CGC 9.6

Bands/Bill – The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and many others.

Venue – Santa Clara County Fairgrounds

City – Santa Clara California 

Date – 5/18-19/68

Dimensions – 14 1/4" x 22 1/4"

Printing – OP-2, Original Pre-Concert First Printing, Version 2

Series/Promoter – Bob Blodgett

Artist – Carson/Morris Studios

Condition Details - Superb Museum Quality with no visible flaws of any kind. No nicks, cuts, tears or pinholes! 100% Original with no restoration. 

 

*****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.*

1968–AOR 2.341-OP-2-Santa Clara-Northern California Folk Rock Festival-The Doors Concert Poster-CGC Graded 9.6
1968–AOR 2.341-OP-2-Santa Clara-Northern California Folk Rock Festival-The Doors Concert Poster-CGC Graded 9.6
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,440
Number Bids: 19
Auction closed on Thursday, September 5, 2019.
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