He attended all of these concerts and so many more. The Carousel posters are his favorite and this represents the last of what was a large collection. I do not collect Carousel items and know nothing about them. I try to make the prices competitive while still trying to get fair value for my friend. The pictures will represent condition.
Grateful Dead 1968 AOR 2.160 Carousel Ballroom MEMORIAL Poster. This is a first printing (second state) poster. Featured in the Art of Rock book on page 179 (plate 2.160).
For May 30-June 1, 1968 concerts at the Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco featuring Grateful Dead, Charlie Musselwhite and Petris. Art by Alton Kelley uses photographic image of skulls stacked on primitive racks and is one of the classic Grateful Dead images of the psychedelic era. Some examples of this poster have had the days of the concert blacked out as they were incorrectly listed (they line-up with 1969 not 1968, which is the year the concert actually took place).
All posters like this are known as "Second State" as is the case here. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or need to see additional photos of the item and I will respond to the best of my knowledge. The item(s) are from a smoke-free household.
Pictures are of the actual item being auctioned. The item "Grateful Dead 1968 AOR 2.160 Carousel Ballroom Memorial Poster" is in sale since Friday, September 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists G\Graham, Bill\Posters".The seller is "terry-dunn" and is located in Phoenix, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.