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QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE

FESTIVAL OF GROWING THINGS - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - BLUE CHEER - BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY (w/ JANIS JOPLIN ) - COUNTRY JOE AND THE FISH - CONGRESS OF WONDERS - CHARLATANS - SANDY BULL - WILDFLOWER - THE PHOENIX - MOUNT RUSHMORE - HUGH MASEKELA - ACE OF CUPS - Sat, July 1 and Sun, July 2, 1967 at Mt. Tamalpais Outdoor Theatre (Northern California) - First / Only Printing handbill on thick paper (or thin card stock) features artwork by GUT - Inquire for Availability / Current Price - I have access to a B/B- copy of the Ultra Mega Rare, larger sized poster version of this same image (identical colors, etc.) - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

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JEFFERSON AIRPLANE - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - STRIKE BENEFIT - Sunday, Feb. 5th, 1966 at the Fillmore Auditorium - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill - 8 1/2" x 11" - Ribbon like Psych design & hand wrought lettering in red, yellow and blue on white paper, by the infamous " GUT " -  See page 156 in the Art Of Rock or scan below for full color image -Pristine  A- / B+ shape - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

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QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - COUNTRY WEATHER - MINERAL WATER - Fri, Feb 12, 1971 at Seattle Center Arena - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" - Great artwork and lettering (imitation Rick Griffin style & a decent job of it!) by prolific / prodigious Pacific Northwest Poster artist great Bruce Weber features man smoking cigarette in middle of rays of stars and spherical objects (psychedelic) - A Benefit for SKY RIVER IV - Ultra Mega Rare (I've seen about 9 total in the 9+ years I spent in the Portland area, most of which came from a friend of Bruce's at the time) - Black on Green variant is in Pristine A- shape (two minor bends) - Inquire for Availability / Current Price - Black on yellow paper (rarest variant) is in B+ (very small stain at bottom edge) Inquire for Availability / Current Price ( Click on scan link posted below for image):

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QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - ticket stub for the Portland, Oregon show (Dec 30, 1973 - Amusement park type ticket printed black on dark red stock, 1/2 ticket torn through the R in Quicksilver - Only ticket I've seen for this show in the 9+ years of skulking extensively for music paper in the Portland area - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

 

 

TOWER OF POWER - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - Mon, July 1, 1974 at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing Concert Handbill - 12 11/16" x  8 1/2" - Black typesetting on light yellow paper w/ simple art deco style border w/zipatone surrounding lettering - I've only seen 7 copies in the 9+ years I spent extensively hunting concert posters in the Portland area! - Beautiful B+ copy - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

 

 

BG 24-RPC-C   YOUNG RASCALS - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - August 19 & 20, 1966 at the Fillmore -  handbill on postcard stock (common version) - See Art of the Fillmore or The Art of Rock for image - Pristine A- Shape - Inquire - 2nd copy as a little aging at the left side and top edge - 7.50

 

 

BG-35-OHB-A Muddy Waters / QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - ANDREW STAPLES - Nov 4-6, 1966 at the Fillmore - First printing Concert Handbill - See Art of the Fillmore or The Art of Rock for image. 6 clean tack holes, 3 at each side of handbill - Pristine B+ / A- to B+ copy - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

 

 

BG-37-OHB-A NEW YEAR BASH - JEFFERSON AIRPLANE - GRATEFUL DEAD - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - December 30, 31, 1967 at the Fillmore - First printing Concert Handbill - 4 3/8" x 8" - See Art of The Fillmore or The Art of Rock for image - Pristine A / A- to A- condition - Inquire for Availability / Current Price - 2nd copy has three clean pin or tack holes, minor aging - Pristine B+ / A- to B+ condition - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

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BG-58-PC-A   CHAMBERS BROTHERS - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SANDY BULL - April 7-9, 1967 at the Fillmore Auditorium - First / Only printing Concert Handbill on card stock with postcard backside - 4 23/32" x 8" - See Art of the Fillmore or The Art of Rock for a full color view of this beautiful nude design by Wes Wilson - Clean pinhole at each corner - a few bends at upper left corner, one small 3/8" bend flakes tiny bits of color - Pristine B+ condition - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

 

 

BG-87-PC   QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - GRASS ROOTS - MAD RIVER - Oct 5-7, 1967 at the Fillmore Auditorium - First printing postcard cut from a double card, has blank back side - See Art of the Fillmore or The Art of Rock for image - Tape peel at each of three corners on back only, does not affect front side except minor, difficult to detect, tiny glue stains in a few spots at lower right and lower left corners - Beautiful B+ condition 100.00

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BG-99-RP-2 - THE DOORS - CHUCK BERRY - BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY (w/ JANIS JOPLIN) - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - JEFFERSON AIRPLANE - FREEDOM HIGHWAY - SALVATION - Dec. 26-31, 1967 at Winterland - 1993 reprint poster printed on glossy, coated stock, has "The Fillmore Poster Ties" word balloon at the lower right corner - Very rare, small print run poster produced to promote the Fillmore Ties that were produced in the early '90's by the Bill Graham organization - Pristine B+ / A- copy - Inquire for Availability / Current Price (Click on Poor quality digital photo link below):

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BG-114-PC-D - ERIC  BURDON AND THE ANIMALS -  QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SONS OF CHAMPLIN - April 4 & 5, 1968 at the Fillmore and Winterland - 4 1/2" x 7 1/8" - This card was originally part of a double card and was cut to separate it from BG-113 - See Art of the Fillmore or The Art of Rock for image - Mailer backside (machine plate addressed) with bulk rate box  - Slightly uneven cut along bottom edge - Beautiful B+ shape - 45.00

 

 

BG 133-PC-B - WHO - GRATEFUL DEAD - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE -  KALEIDOSCOPE - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - ALBERT COLLINS - JAMES COTTON MAGIC SAM - SPOOKY TOOTH - COLD BLOOD - August 13-25,1968 at Fillmore West - See Art of the Fillmore or The Art of Rock for image, or scan below - Double size postcard - 7" x 8 31/32" - Has upcoming events listed on backside, blank "place stamp here" box, the more common version of this concert handbill / card - Pristine A/A- shape - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

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I also have a double size poster for this event, inquire for Availability / Current Price

 

 

BG-239-PC-A - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - DON ELLIS & HIS ORCHESTRA - ROCKWELL at Fillmore West June 18-21, 1970 - First printing postcard with schedule of coming events printed on backside - See The Art of the Fillmore or The Art of Rock for image - Hand SIGNED by the artist, David Singer, in gold ink at the lower right corner - Pristine A- shape - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

Colors on scan linked below are altered, see AOR for actual full strength colors:

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WINTERLAND CONCERT BOOKLET - October 1970 - 8 15/16" x 5 31/32" - Features info and photos of upcoming acts at Winterland, presented by Paul Baratta. An illustration page is devoted to QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE and text and photos of GRATEFUL DEAD, JEFFERSON AIRPLANE, HOT TUNA, NRPS, SPIRIT, IKE & TINA TURNER, BREAD, DAVE MASON and MAMA CASS ELLIOT, JOHN FAHEY, JOY OF COOKING along with a black and white back cover photo of JIMI HENDRIX, in memoriam, following on the heels of his untimely death. 16 pages, black and white with a bit of orange on the front cover and centerfold - Pristine A- shape - 111.00

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FD-14-OHB-A - BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY (with JANIS JOPLIN) -  QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - June 24 & 25, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - First printing handbill with gold FD logo - 5 5/8" x 7 5/8" - See scan for image of this item prior to being restored - Pristine B+ copy - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

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FD-35-OP-A - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH -  DAILY FLASH - Nov 28 & 19, 1966 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - First printing Concert Poster - Bindweed Press poster printed on vellum stock - Artwork by Alton Kelley & Stanley Mouse - See The Art of Rock for image, as well as the clickable scan link below - Pristine A / A- copy - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

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FD 42-OPC-A - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - MILLER BLUES BAND / OTHER HALF - January 6 & 7, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog Productions event) - First / Only printing handbill printed on thick card stock with blank backside - 4 7/16" x 6 17/32" - Pristine A / A- copy (very slightly off register) Inquire Copy B) Has writing on back, has been mailed, though the printing is dead on register figure in the middle of the design - Pristine B+ / A- condition - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

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FD-68-OPC-A QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - MT. RUSHMORE - BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY - June 29 through July 2, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - First / Only printing postcard features artwork by Victor Moscoso - Beautiful A / A- shape Inquire for availability

 

 

FD-69-OP-1 - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SIEGEL SCHWALL - PHOENIX - July 4, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - See The Art of Rock for image - Rick Griffin artwork - First Printing concert poster - Pristine A / A- shape - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

 

 

FD-69-OPC-A - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SIEGEL SCHWALL - PHOENIX - July 4, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) -First Printing Concert Handbill / Postcard - 5" x 7 1/32" - "Place stamp here" version - Pristine A- shape - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

 

 

FD-69 - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SIEGEL SCHWALL - PHOENIX - July 4, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - Stock Certificate version produced by Rick Griffin in 1974 (see scan below) - Pristine A- shape - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

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FD-89-RP-2 - QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - SONS OF CHAMPLIN - TAJ MAHAL - Oct 27-29, 1967 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - 2nd Printing Concert Poster - Rick Griffin "comic strip" artwork, see Art of Rock for image - Pristine A- copy - Inquire for Current Price / Availability - Also have the First / Only Printing Concert Handbill / Postcard, FD-89-OPC-A in A / A- shape - Inquire for Current Price / Availability

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FD-101-RP-2 QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - KALEIDOSCOPE - CHARLEY MUSSELWHITE - Jan 12-14, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - Rick Griffin artwork "The Source", see The Art of Rock for image - There were two printings of the poster and this may end up being classified as the 2nd printing - Pristine A / A- shape - Inquire for Current Price / Availability - Also have a Pristine A / A- copy of the handbill / card - Inquire for Availability / Current Price

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FD-140-OP-1 QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE - BLACK PEARL - ACE OF CUPS - Oct 4-6, 1968 at the Avalon Ballroom (Family Dog event) - Black and white First / Only printing poster by Wes Wilson & Dean Cail - 14" x 20 1/16" - Has three vertical bends with light creasing (hard to see the creases, except when viewed from an angle), multiple tack holes at each corner, couple of tape peels on the backside, etc. - Would look good in a frame as is! - Nice B- condition - 20.00 (See image of this item in The Art of Rock, as well as by clicking on the image link below):

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