The CGC Summer Spectacular! (Auction #120)
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Here we are offering the EXTREMELY DIFFICULT to locate, Original FIRST PRINTING of one of the most popular Rolling Stones posters of all time - Finally with CGC Grading - and for the FIRST TIME in our auction! Another milestone includes the simply incredible, MUSEUM QUALITY Condition of this diamond in the rough. Collectors have waited patiently for years to finally see the pre-concert first printing of this issue surface in such amazing shape, like this example here.

 

The Stones hit tune “Tumbling Dice”, serves as the inspiration for this killer design from Fillmore artist David Singer. This large format poster is considered the last poster in the BG numbered series. The 1972 Rolling Stones tour was one of the Bands most celebrated and well documented tours in their long and storied history. The tour started on the heels of the release of the band's seminal recording “Exile on Main Street”. The Exile album is considered by many fans to be the group's finest. 

 

The fact is, we've only auctioned one other example of the OP-1 over the past 13 years, and it was mounted on board. More importantly, it was not authenticated and certified by CGC like this specimen here. Without a doubt, this lot is in a different universe by comparison. High grade CGC material has never been hotter in this marketplace than it is right now. The BG-289 always has and always be one of the most popular images from 1960's concert poster art. When you factor in Superb Museum Quality Condition with no visible flaws of any kind, it sets this relic above the rest. A Blue Chip acquisition that would be the highlight of even the finest collection! 

 

Poster – Rolling Stones, Winterland OP-1

Catalog #BG-289

Grade – CGC 9.6

Bands/Bill – Rolling Stones

Venue – Winterland

City – San Francisco, California

Date – 6/6-8/72

Dimensions – 22" x 27 7/8"

Printing – OP-1, Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Artist – David Singer

Series/Promoter – Bill Graham

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.*

1972-BG-289-OP-1-The Rolling Stones-Winterland Concert Poster-ELUSIVE FIRST PRINTING! MUSEUM QUALITY! CGC Graded 9.6
1972-BG-289-OP-1-The Rolling Stones-Winterland Concert Poster-ELUSIVE FIRST PRINTING! MUSEUM QUALITY! CGC Graded 9.6
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,300
Number Bids: 31
Auction closed on Thursday, July 16, 2020.
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