Grateful Dead On the Road (1978) Original Printers Proof Concert Tour Poster. Grateful Dead On the Road (1978). Original Printers Proof Concert Tour Poster, Issued Rolled (23 x 29). This poster is in Near Mint condition. It is an uncut printers proof including a color key along the left side. There are no tears to the poster. There are no pinholes, tape marks, etc. The back is free from writing, stamps, etc. The poster is not soiled or water-stained. See pictures for more details. Ational for international buyers. A Guide to Poster Conditions. Mint A poster in Mint condition is essentially flawless. It will have no pinholes, tears, marks, fading, bleedthrough, etc. It should have no defects or blemishes whatsoever. It can be folded or rolled depending on how it was originally issued to the theater. A poster in this condition is extremely rare and thus commands top dollar. Near Mint A poster in Near Mint condition may have very small issues in the border only. Small pinholes or minor wrinkles to the border may be common. The artwork itself should still appear as if it just came off the press. Very minor wear around the factory fold lines is acceptable as long as it does not detract from the eye appeal. Excellent A poster in Excellent condition will have no major flaws but will show several minor ones on close inspection. The poster may have small pinholes in the border. Minor creases are normal in this condition. Tears, tape marks, etc. Are still not acceptable. There may be some very minor color fading. Writing on the back of the poster that does not bleed through is permissible. Very Fine A poster in Very Fine will have several minor flaws and perhaps one more serious one. Major tears and creases are still not permissible; however, up to two minor tears less than 1 long may be present. There can be small holes on the corners of the folds. Tape marks and writing that bleeds through will not be present. Fine A poster in Fine condition may have an obvious flaw or two as well as several minor ones. Small tears and heavier creases may be present although the clarity and completeness of the artwork should not be affected. Small stains, small areas of paper loss, or some minor tape may be present. Writing on the front is permissible in this condition only if it is small and located in the border. Very Good A poster in Very Good condition will be obviously flawd but still complete and appealing. Minor tears and heavier creases will be common. Staples, pinholes, or tape may be present. Minor stains and writing in the border is permissible. A poster in Very Good condition will have the same types of flaws as a poster in Fine condition, but the flaws will be more numerous or more noticeable. Good A poster in Good condition will be heavily worn but still presentable. Small pieces may be missing from the borders. Tears to the artwork may be present as long as they don’t result in missing pieces. Writing, pinholes, tape, etc. Some soiling or staining may be present. While the overall eye appeal will be affected, posters in Good condition should still be intact. Posters in Good condition are the lowest end of collectible posters. Fair A poster in Fair condition will show signs of heavy wear. Small pieces may be missing from the artwork. Tears, creases, tape, and pinholes will be noticeable. A poster in this condition may be faded or even heavily soiled. A poster is Fair condition must be professionally repaired in order to be considered collectible. Poor A poster in Poor condition shows extreme wear. It may even be incomplete. Posters in Poor condition will have the same flaws as posters in Good condition but to a greater extent or severity. Without professional restoration, a poster in this condition is worthless. Thank you for looking. For more great deals on rare books. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). The item “Grateful Dead On the Road (1978) Original Printers Proof Concert Tour Poster” is in sale since Sunday, July 30, 2017. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists G\Grateful Dead\Posters”. The seller is “carondelet” and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.