Grateful Dead A Swell Dance Vintage 1973 First Print Pre-Concert Promotional Poster. Grateful Dead’s ” A Swell Dance” Concert which took place at the Nasseau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York This tour took place between Grateful Dead’s tour of Europe in early 1972 and their release of “Wake of the Flood” (November, 1973). The art work and desgin was created by David Byrd, who with his architectural training, powerful linework and sense of dimension and balance, Byrd said his understanding of symmetry… Led [me] right up to Art Nouveau. Add to that my LSD experiences, and it all connected up somehow. Byrd’s credits include concert poster designs for Jimi Hendrix, the Who, the Grateful Dead, movie posters for Godspell and Jesus Christ Superstar, posters for The Pasadena Playhouse productions, cover art for TV Guide, and work for Warner Bros. It Measures 25″ X 38″. It is in Excellent to Near Mint Condition containing signs of fading, repaired rips and tattered edges(See Photo) (C9- C10). We grade our items according to the Iguide Universal 10-Point Grading Scale. C10 Mint – Investment quality. No perceptible flaws of any kind. C9 Near Mint – Investment quality. Minor flaw on an otherwise unused item. C8 Excellent – Investment quality. A few minor defects. Pin holes, small tears, etc. C7 Very Good to Excellent – Fine. Still a very nicely preserved item. C6 Very Good – The typical used item in average condition. C5 Good to Very Good – A heavily-worn item. C4 Good – Below average but still suitable for display. C3 Fair – Heavily worn, but yet still complete. C2 Poor to Fair – An extremely worn, possibly even incomplete item. C1 Poor – The lowest grade, representing items in the lowest possible condition. Item is Original First Print Poster Not a Reprinted Giclee Print nor Ink Jet Print. There is a new reprint that was printed in 2008. That reprint measures 20 3/8″ x 30 7/8″ this is definitely not that that one. Item has been Kept Flat, in a Smoke, Dust, and UV Light Free storage facility for over 45 years that has allowed the Colors to retain their Brilliancy without fading. Double tubing would cost extra, but we provide it free for our customers. Customer comments have shown they truly appreciate this free extra care. Your Business is Truly Appreciated. When You receive your item, There will be an inner tube inside the outer tube. Please unwrap the outer wrapping on the inner tube. The Item is rolled onto the inner tube NOT inside the inner tube. The item “Grateful Dead A Swell Dance Vintage Original 1973 Pre-Concert David Byrd Poster” is in sale since Monday, January 01, 2018. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\Rock & Pop\Posters”. The seller is “rarepics914″ and is located in Pelham, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Size: 25in x 38in
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Country of Manufacture: United States