2019 CGC Rock Poster Revolution Kickoff
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Wow! This poster is TIED for the FINEST QUALITY CGC Graded Example of this issue to appear in our auction! And what an example it is! Superb in all respects with NO visible flaws of any kind.


This early, classic image was designed by legendary artist Gary Grimshaw. This show was promoted by Russ Gibb, the man behind the Grande Ballroom, who was considered the Midwest’s greatest rock concert promoter. This poster features a great photo of The Who circa 1965.


This piece has it all, great art, legendary band, early date, museum quality condition and third party CGC grading and authentication. A piece that is sure to increase in desirability with each passing year, this poster epitomizes why collectors are now pouring into this market. Exactly one year ago, in January 2018, a same 9.6 graded example reached a high water mark of $8062 in our auction.


While CGC graded concert posters ARE commanding VERY SIGNIFICANT premiums compared to non CGC material, the premiums have not yet reached what is considered "standard" in every other collectible. This situation is changing by the moment and is why many experienced collectors now believe CGC graded concert posters represent the most lucrative collectible opportunity in the world today!


This is tied with one other specimen we auctioned that was graded 9.6 by CGC. That realized $8062 about a year ago, in February, 2018. 


Poster - The Who, CNE Auditorium

Grade - CGC 9.6

Bands/Bill - The Who, Troggs, and MC5

Venue - CNE Coliseum

City – Toronto, Canada

Date - 4/7/1968

Dimensions - 12 29/32” x 21 15/16”

Printing - (OP-1) Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Artist – Gary Grimshaw

Series/ Promoter - Russ Gibb

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-G/G-680407-OP-1-CNE Auditorium-The Who Concert Poster-TIED FOR FINEST WE'VE OFFERED! CGC Graded 9.6
1968-G/G-680407-OP-1-CNE Auditorium-The Who Concert Poster-TIED FOR FINEST WE'VE OFFERED! CGC Graded 9.6
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,000
Number Bids: 24
Auction closed on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
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