1966 ORIGINAL Poster GRATEFUL DEAD Wes Wilson FILLMORE San Francisco ~ BG 38 OP
Classic Early Psychedelic Era Fillmore Auditorium Rock Concert Poster.
Designed by Artist Wes Wilson (1937-2020).
Original 1966 Pre-Concert First Printing. Offset Lithograph printed by West Coast Lithograph Co., San Francisco, CA. 1966. Size: 13 3/8" x 21 1/8" Performers: The Grateful Dead, James Cotton Chicago Blues Band, Lothar & The Hand People. Venue: The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA. Presented by Bill Graham. Concert Dates: November 18-20, 1966.
VERY GOOD Condition: light creasing from handling (no folds), light wear, 1 pinhole in each corner and 6 pinholes in the center top margin, 1/4" tear in bottom margin, the back has some masking tape ghosts and light abrasions, overall this original 1966 first printing poster is bright and clean with vivid colors.
This Poster is noted for being the first San Francisco concert poster to incorporate a peace symbol into the design. Many editions of the poster exist, this piece is from the 1966 original first printing and is known as BG-38-OP as indicated in Eric King's Guide.
Will be shipped carefully rolled in a sturdy mailing tube.