Music memorabilia has a significant history to offer its fans, historians, and collectors. The upcoming Heritage auction presents a selection of vintage posters, musical instruments, and autographs. Highlighted is a Grateful Dead “Skeleton & Roses” concert poster from 1966. Creators Stanley Mouse & Alton Kelley found the inspiration for the poster in a 1913 book entitled The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. An image of a skeleton assembling a wreath of roses caught the designers’ attention, resulting in this popular poster.
An available Beatles poster advertising their performance in New York City’s Shea Stadium was also produced in 1966. Considered a rare advertisement promoting one of the group’s last performances as a band, it is among the highest estimated lots of this auction. The sale will also offer a personalized guitar owned by Elvis Presley and the Indian motorcycle used in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. Explore the full listings and register to bid online on Heritage Auctions.
# of Lots:1221
Price Range:$1 - $57,500
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Grateful Dead 1966 "Skeleton & Roses" concert poster||
|The Beatles 1966 genuine, original Shea Stadium NYC concert poster||
|Elvis Presley personally owned 1944 Martin O-17 Guitar and poster from Girls, Girls, Girls||
|Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Indian motorcycle deluxe model (2003)||
- Music, TV & Movie Memorabilia
- Musical Instruments & Equipment
- Alton Kelley
- concert poster
- Elvis Presley
- Grateful Dead
- Heritage Auction
- Music Memorabilia
- Stanley Mouse
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