The CGC Summer Spectacular! (Auction #120)
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A July 4th weekend music festival to remember! This LARGE specimen is the third and final Pre-Concert printing version of the 1970 Atlanta International Pop Festival Poster, which includes the finalized band lineup. Another example of this exact issue hangs on display in The Georgia Rock & Roll Museum! 

 

This famous event marked the end of the late sixties large-scale festival era. The one held the year prior showcased big names like Janis Joplin and Led Zeppelin. This 2nd annual Pop Fest had memorable headliners as well, including Jimi Hendrix and The Allman Brothers! It produced three live albums, a Jimi Hendrix movie, and one of the most sought after concert posters ever made.

 

CGC certification plays a major role in the successful acquisition of these Atlanta Pop relics. Over the years, these posters have been reprinted and also bootlegged repeatedly. This example here is authenticated as an Original Pre-Concert printing with NO RESTORATION! It stands to reason that this opportunity may not present itself again for a very long time. Very few of these original specimens have survived the test of time, in ANY condition. We have been auctioning posters for 13 years and this example is only the second we've seen pass through our doors!

 

Poster – The 2nd Annual Atlanta International Pop Festival 1970

Grade – CGC 7.0

Bands/Bill – Jimi Hendrix, The Allman Brothers, Jethro Tull, BB King, Richie Havens, Ten Years After, Chambers Brothers, many more.

Venue – Middle Georgia Raceway

City – Byron, GA

Date – 7/3-5/70

Dimensions –  22 1/32" x 28"

Printing – OP-3, Original Pre-Concert First Printing, Third & Final Version

Artist – Lance Bragg

Condition Details - Super clean & pinhole free! 100% Original with no restoration. Crunch in the bottom right corner. Handling and creases in the 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 6:00pm 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.*

1970-AOR 4.178-OP-3-Jimi Hendrix-Allman Brothers-The 2nd Annual Atlanta International Pop Festival Concert Poster-CGC Graded 7.0
1970-AOR 4.178-OP-3-Jimi Hendrix-Allman Brothers-The 2nd Annual Atlanta International Pop Festival Concert Poster-CGC Graded 7.0
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Number Bids: 25
Auction closed on Thursday, July 16, 2020.
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