The GIGANTIC June Mega Sale! (Auction #136)
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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 100% Original with no restoration!

Poster – Jimi Hendrix Explosion by Martin Sharp
Grade – PAE Near Mint 87
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. Edge wear bottom edge, several edge creases left edge, edge ding top right edge, a few tiny spots of surface residue, handling. 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.*

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1968-Jimi Hendrix-EXPLOSION-Martin Sharp-Big-O-Original Poster-PAE Graded Near Mint "87"
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $2,880
Number Bids: 25
Auction closed on Thursday, June 17, 2021.
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