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15 Notable First Time Sales from our March 2021 Mega Sale Auction

Our March 2021 Mega Sale was a huge success! We were excited to be able to offer up a number of items for the first time ever. Each of these pieces represent an exciting moment in concert history and we are grateful to have been able to share them with you. Here are 15 items that were auctioned off for the first time in PAE history!

Lot #1: Chet Helms original artwork for FD-2 King Kong Dance. Not only was this a first time sale, it's the only copy of this item that exists! Original artwork is rare to come by, and the FD-2 is already one of the rarest posters. This was a truly exciting piece. FINAL PRICE: $16,200*

Lot #2: James Brown poster from Merriweather Post Pavilion designed by D.W. Beeghly. This extremely rare cardboard poster was PAE graded “Excellent 79”. FINAL PRICE: $6,600*

Lot #3: The Soft Machine Turns On by Hapshash and the Coloured Coat. This poster was originally printed in 1967 in the U.K. by Osiris Visions Printing Company. It was PAE graded “Near Mint 83”. We believe that the Hapshash/Osiris posters present one of the most exciting collecting opportunities today! Make sure to check out the full guide to collecting Hapshash and Osiris posters written by Nick Etheridge for our blog! FINAL PRICE: $2,880*

Lot #4: Tomorrow, My White Bicycle by Hapshash and the Coloured Coat. This lot was PAE graded “Mint 91”. This poster was also originally printed in 1967 in the U.K. by Osiris Visions Printing Company. See the item above for more information on collecting Hapshash/Osiris posters! FINAL PRICE: $3,300*

Lot #5: Grateful Dead handbill for 1967 appearance at the Village Theater in New York City, the venue that became the Fillmore East. PAE graded “Excellent 77”. This was an amazing piece to come by! FINAL PRICE: $600*

Lot #6: Handbill for The Yardbirds and Vanilla Fudge in 1967 at the Village Theater in New York City, the venue that became the Fillmore East. PAE graded “Extra Fine 69”. We were excited to be able to offer two different artifacts from the Village Theater the year before it was taken over by Bill Graham! FINAL PRICE: $720*

Lot #7: Ami Magill handbill variant for the 1967 Human Be-in Gathering of the Tribes, an important cultural event! This variant is possibly the rarest one that exists. It was PAE graded “Near Mint 81”. FINAL PRICE: $2,880*

Lot #13: Poster for the Grateful Dead at the Iowa Fieldhouse in 1973. This EXTREMELY scarce poster was PAE graded "Extra Fine 69". FINAL PRICE: $3,000*

Lot #23: Foo Fighters, Ween, and Jawbreaker at the Palladium in Hollywood, CA in 1996 designed by Coop. It was signed by Coop and PAE graded “Mint 95”. This modern print got a lot of attention! FINAL PRICE: $420*

Lot #26: Rolling Stones 1972 “Exile on Main Street” promotional poster. This piece of classic rock history was PAE graded “Excellent 77”. FINAL PRICE: $720*

Lot #56: Greg Irons’ 1969 poster for the Catalyst Club in Santa Cruz, CA. This beautiful poster was PAE graded “Near Mint 89”. FINAL PRICE: $900*

Lot #34: Allman Brothers and Alex Taylor in 1972 at the Vancouver Gardens Auditorium in Vancouver, BC. PAE graded “Excellent 77”. FINAL PRICE: $540*

Lot #58: Blondie in 1978 at the Paradiso in Amsterdam. PAE graded “Near Mint 89”. FINAL PRICE: $540*

Lot #106: Cardboard poster for the Beach Boys at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, VA in 1968. This relic was PAE graded “Excellent 79”. FINAL PRICE: $660*

 

Lot #146: Poster for Black Sabbath in 1972 at the Miami Convention Hall. This early piece of Black Sabbath history was PAE graded “Near Mint 89”. FINAL PRICE: $660*

Do you have any posters like these that you're looking to sell at auction, or any unique material you'd like us to take a look at? We are always welcoming new consigners here at Psychedelic Art Exchange! Make sure to check out the information we've provided about consigning with us, and contact us whenever you are ready!

*Final price includes 20% buyers premium





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