The Counterculture - An Exclusive Offering of Vintage Headshop and Blacklight Posters (Auction #135)
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This iconic protest poster was created in 1968 by Kiyoshi Kuromiya, a Japanese-American activist and author. It was originally distributed via mail order, which led to the FBI arresting Kuromiya for the distribution of "lewd and indecent materials" using the U.S. Post Office. However, at that point, the poster had already made its impact. Kuromiya was a prominent civil rights, anti-war, and LGBT activist This poster is an EXTREMELY RARE piece of anti-draft and anti-war history that should not be overlooked.

 

Poster – Fuck the Draft

Grade – PAE Excellent "77"

Year – 1968

Dimensions – 20 1/8" x 29 3/4"

Printing / Series – Dirty Linen Corp.

Artist - Kiyoshi Kuromiya

Condition Details – Small tear bottom center. 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.

 

Note: This oversized poster will be rolled and shipped without our standard archival holder. The poster can be sealed in archival Mylar and shipped flat for an additional $15 fee. Shipping will be calculated accordingly. 

 

*****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-Fuck the Draft-Dirty Linen Corp. Poster-EXTREMELY RARE HISTORICAL PIECE! PAE Graded Excellent 77
1968-Fuck the Draft-Dirty Linen Corp. Poster-EXTREMELY RARE HISTORICAL PIECE! PAE Graded Excellent "77"
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Auction closed on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
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