October Mega Sale (Auction #124)
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At PAE, we love seeking out vintage material only available through people deeply involved in the scene years ago. Our goal is to offer the collecting community only the most SPECIAL and UNIQUE items. This lot exemplifies everything we enjoy about that process! This original Business Card exhibits the famous original Family Dog Logo designed by Wes Wilson. This card was one of several produced for Family Dog’s artist Jack Jaxon (Jackson) to distribute to clients. Jaxon created FD-114 The Fugs Avalon poster, however he had already become a noteworthy cartoonist by being a co-founder of the famous Rip Off Press. Many consider him to be one of the very first underground comix artists.

 

In 1967, The Family Dog organization moved from 1725 Washington Street to 639 Gough Street in San Francisco. We believe this card was produced in 1968 when Jaxon began creating art for Avalon posters. Later, when Family Dog was no longer doing shows at the Avalon Ballroom, Soundproof Productions began producing a series of concerts at the venue in January 1969. Soundproof enlisted the talents of Jaxon, along with several underground comix artists like Rick Griffin and Gilbert Shelton for the designs on the promotional material. This historic business card is 100% Original and proves to be a true collectible. No avid FD material collector should be without this piece in their treasure troves! 

 

Business Card – Family Dog Productions, Jaxon

Grade – PAE Mint 93

Date – 1968

Dimensions – 2 1/2” x 3 1/2”

Printing – Original Printing

Series/Promoter – Family Dog

Artist – Logo by Wes Wilson

Condition Details - SUPER CLEAN & PINHOLE FREE! 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 Business Card 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-Jaxon-Original Family Dog Business Card-SPECIAL INSIDER ITEM!! PAE Graded Mint 93
1968-Jaxon-Original Family Dog Business Card-SPECIAL INSIDER ITEM!! PAE Graded Mint "93"
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,140
Number Bids: 15
Auction closed on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
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