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Turner Auctions + Appraisals Is "Feeling Groovy" With Hippie, Counterculture, Music Posters & Memorabilia

Jul 23,2021 | 09:00 EDT By Turner Auctions + Appraisals

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 21, 2021Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Feelin’ Groovy: Hippie, Counterculture & Music Posters and Memorabilia on August 7, 2021. Featuring 150 lots from a Northern California collector’s estate, the sale features an eclectic range of colorful or psychedelic posters, mostly rock concerts, plus a smaller selection of travel, movie, French, and other offerings. Many posters are multiples; a few are reprints. Highlights include several lots of The Oracle of San Francisco, an underground newspaper published between 1966 and 1968 in Haight-Ashbury; and one lot of the Harbinger, which was published once in 1968 after the Oracle folded.

Lot 8, (9) A Run of The San Francisco Oracle. Estimate $1,000-$2,000

Music and other posters include Jimi Hendrix Experience, Wavy Gravy in concert with Janis Joplin and other renown musicians, the Allman Brothers, Lightning Hopkins, Jefferson Starship, Artists Rights Today benefit concert, Willie Nelson, the Art of Rock; and groups by Bill Graham Presents. Among the noted poster artists are Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Peter Max, Robert Fried, David Lance Goines, and others. Travel posters include Monaco, Lausanne, and Denmark. Among the French posters offered are “Ambassadeurs” by Toulouse-Lautrec, Diège aperitif, and a Marc Chagall lithograph. Movie posters, some reprinted, include “Gone with the Wind,” “Citizen Kane,” and “Steam Heat.” Rounding out the sale are several other posters (Peter Max self-portrait, Che Guevara – Hasta La Victoria Siempre, 1918 Red Cross, 1st Annual Cosmic Car Show, Emancipation record release, Drink Milk, and others); several photographs; a 1965 Ray Charles concert program; and other memorabilia.

Browse the full Turner Auctions + Appraisals, August 7 catalog, 'Feelin' Groovy: Hippie, Counterculture & Music Memorabilia' and register to bid live via Bidsquare.

By Turner Auctions + Appraisals LLC