March Mega Sale (Auction #131)
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This brilliant image of Jimi Hendrix is the most desirable and sought after poster of the entire Big O series. The Hendrix “Explosion” created in 1968 by Australian artist, Martin Sharp is huge in size and power! Martin Sharp was a big contributor to the sixties art scene. He is most notably recognized as the artist who created the cover of the classic Cream record “Disraeli Gears”.

Sharp's colorful artwork is based on a Linda McCartney photograph taken of Hendrix performing at the Rheingold Festival in Central Park, New York during 1967. This famous image was also chosen as the cover design for the book “Get on Down - A Decade of Rock and Roll Posters”, edited by Mick Farren. This LARGE original poster is extremely rare and hard to find in ANY condition! The beautiful example you see here is in High Quality Condition and 100% Original with no restoration!

Poster – Jimi Hendrix Explosion by Martin Sharp
Grade – PAE Mint 91
Date – 1968
Dimensions – 27 5/8" x 36 5/8"
Printing – OP-1, Original First Printing
Artist – Martin Sharp
Printer – Big O Printers
Paper Type – Thin
Condition Details – 100% Original with no restoration. Crease top right edge, corner crease top left, minor wear to the edges and corners. 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.*
1968-Jimi Hendrix-EXPLOSION-Martin Sharp-Big-O-Original Poster-HIGH QUALITY CONDITION! PAE Graded Mint 91
1968-Jimi Hendrix-EXPLOSION-Martin Sharp-Big-O-Original Poster-HIGH QUALITY CONDITION! PAE Graded Mint "91"
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $2,640
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Thursday, March 18, 2021.
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