Belltown

San Francisco, California

Senior editor, CollectorsWeekly.com Collector of rock posters, postcards, and handbills, mostly from the late 1960s

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Howlin' Wolf, 1966, Avalon Ballroom - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Santana Lion, by Lee Conklin - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Dinosaur Jr by Marq Spusta - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
TRPS 2016 poster by Jim Pollock - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Dead & Led, 1973, San Francisco - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Groucho Marx in San Francisco, 1972 - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Woodstock 1969, Tickets, Complete Set - Paperin Paper
Road Trips giclee print, by Scott McDougall - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Dave Matthews Band by Chuck Sperry - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Black Keys screenprint by Marq Spusta - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints

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  1. Thanks, Caperkid. I have a few more pieces to post; I'm way behind! Will try to post them this week.
  2. Yes he will. So will David Singer, Lee Conklin, Wes Wilson, Victor Moscoso, and on and on. Full list in the link.
  3. http://www.trps.org/2016/08/22/festival-of-rock-posters-10-22-16/
  4. Hi SpiritBear: This is wonderful! Just in case you missed our article on Linen Postcards, here it is: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/how-linen-postcards-transformed-the-depression-era/ B...
  5. Thanks, Thomas!
  6. There are two authentic Woodstock posters of interest to collectors; this, alas, is not one of them. Here they are: http://www.classicposters.com/Joan_Baez/poster/Art_of_Rock/3.1 http://www.classicp...
  7. Sorry, but this is a bootleg, printed later. Here's the real thing: http://www.classicposters.com/Grateful_Dead/poster/Art_of_Rock/4.38
  8. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-retro-futuristic-world-of-laurent-durieux/
  9. Hi Kerry. Not sure about the wealth, but the other two are falling into place, ie, the important stuff. Best, Ben
  10. You too, Kevin!
  11. The cart is swell, but lovin' that lamp!
  12. Fort: You have the best toys! Saw this tour in support of this album. They played the whole thing, start to finish, plus a lot more (Aqualung, etc). As I recall, after playing Thick as a Brick f...
  13. Probably between 82 and 84.
  14. Met him years ago at Pilchuck, or maybe it was Traver Gallery in Seattle. Nice guy.
  15. Very nice! Here's an article we published on Weber a few years back: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/kem-weber-the-most-important-mid-century-modern-designer-you-never-heard-of/ Best, Ben
  16. Seeing him next month at the Greek in Berkeley!
  17. Hi Rob: The people who work at this shop can be pretty helpful: http://www.gryphonstrings.com/ Best, Ben
  18. Nice! You may enjoy this: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/could-an-old-school-tube-amp-make-the-music-you-love-sound-better/
  19. Yes, went there back in the day...
  20. Thanks Dave! It's great to have this background. I must have had the original when I was a kid. Now I have this one. Do you remember the name of the artist? Best, Ben
  21. Love kingfisher feather jewelry! Here's a piece we wrote about that and other types of antique Chinese jewelry a while back: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/unraveling-the-ancient-riddles-of...
  22. Burmese? http://aboutworldlanguages.com/awl-images/Burmese/images/UDHRBurmeseArticle1.jpg
  23. Thanks for the clarification, Dave! So, does that mean that there was a version of the Airplane poster without Honey on the back? Just curious to know if I remembered it correctly. -Ben
  24. Here's an article we published on this topic a few years back: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-folklore-and-fashion-of-japanese-netsuke-an-interview-with-christine-drosse/
  25. A piece similar to yours was featured in our recent story about Pyrex: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/how-pyrex-transformed-every-kitchen/
  26. Thanks for posting all these baskets! Here's a link to an article we wrote about a basket book that could be helpful for identification: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-craze-for-traditi...
  27. Here's a link to an article that may be helpful: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/lucite-in-the-sky-with-diamonds/
  28. This is not a direct answer to your question, but here's a link to an article that mentions this brewery: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/why-the-yankees-triumphed-during-prohibition/
  29. Briefly, we took our kids to a dentist named Dr. Ow. A few years back, I went to an orthopedic surgeon whose last name is pronounced "aching"....
  30. Here's an article on these photographs, if they are what I think they are.... http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-forgotten-photo-technology-that-romanticized-america/
  31. Here's a link to our Chihuly shot glass. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/27835-dale-chihuly-shot-glass Here's a link to Ulrica's. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/27837-ulrica-hydman...
  32. Great piece! You may enjoy this article: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-unfiltered-history-of-rolling-papers-plus-tommy-chong/ Best, Ben
  33. Hi catburgler. Thanks for the warning! I have a few first editions of the first Bongo comics, but that's about it as far as Simpsons stuff goes. I'll post it some time. This can is still in our fridge...
  34. Hi Prells6: You might enjoy reading this. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/why-the-yankees-triumphed-during-prohibition/ Best, Ben
  35. Beautiful, Rob! Is that mahogany on the front?
  36. Had one when I was a kid. Loved that bike!
  37. Canned Heat was the best, loved those guys!
  38. Thanks, nutsabotas6!
  39. Thanks Sean!
  40. The book described in this article could be a good resource: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-craze-for-traditional-native-american-baskets/
  41. Nice post. You might enjoy our article on Stanhopes: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/secrets-of-the-worlds-tiniest-photographs/
  42. Thanks. Their work is so spot on. I've become a big fan. From afar... ;-)
  43. Hi catburgler: The design for the first pinback (at least) is by Otis Shepard, who also created many designs for Wrigley's gum with his wife, Dorothy. We have a story about them here: http://www.col...
  44. Here's another article on Knickerbocker: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/why-the-yankees-triumphed-during-prohibition/
  45. That writing appears to be Hebrew.
  46. It was the Go Pro of its day!
  47. This is a great magazine. Inside, there are also several Irving Penn photos of the Grateful Dead and Hells Angels.
  48. Hi ho2: We ran the cafe from 1978-1983, or so. Another lifetime ago...
  49. This is awesome!
  50. Hi David: Just put this in Lucite for you since manufacturers used to laminate all sorts of stuff in that material. Here's an article we wrote about it: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/luc...
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