The CGC Spectacular Spring Sale (Auction #132)
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Haight street’s neighborhood venue during the late ‘60s was the Straight Theater. The Straight was home to many of the great acts of the day. Its history is rich and interesting. This original MC5 poster was designed by the legendary Detroit artist, Gary Grimshaw. Known mainly for the many posters and handbills he produced for the Grande Ballroom, this is an image he created to advertise a show in San Francisco. The bright and colorful artwork features the logo of the Michigan-based White Panther Party. A 100% Original Pre-Concert First Printing with no restoration! This is a title displayed in the Art of Rock book that very seldom surfaces in public auctions!

Poster – MC5, Straight Theater 1969
Grade – CGC 7.5
Bands/Bill – MC5, Clover, Congress of Wonders
Venue – Straight Theater
City – San Francisco, CA
Date – 3/14-16/69
Dimensions – 14” x 17”
Printing – OP-1, Original Pre-Concert First Printing
Series/Promoter – Trans Love
Artist – Gary Grimshaw
Condition Details - 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 6:00pm 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.*
1969–AOR 2.227-OP-1-Gary Grimshaw-MC5-Clover-Straight Theater Concert Poster-CGC Graded 7.51969–AOR 2.227-OP-1-Gary Grimshaw-MC5-Clover-Straight Theater Concert Poster-CGC Graded 7.5
1969–AOR 2.227-OP-1-Gary Grimshaw-MC5-Clover-Straight Theater Concert Poster-CGC Graded 7.5
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,020
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
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