Belltown

San Francisco, California

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

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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
Neil Young screenprint by Shepard Fairey - Musicin Music
Telluride Film Festival poster, by Laurent Durieux - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Luna poster by Chuck Sperry - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
BART poster by Goines - Railroadianain Railroadiana
Beatles to Bowie photo-exhibition poster - Photographsin Photographs
Jackie Greene screen print by Derek Johnson - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
The Who Hits 50, by Chuck Sperry - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints

Comments

  1. Thanks, Thomas!
  2. 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...
  3. 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
  4. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-retro-futuristic-world-of-laurent-durieux/
  5. Hi Kerry. Not sure about the wealth, but the other two are falling into place, ie, the important stuff. Best, Ben
  6. You too, Kevin!
  7. The cart is swell, but lovin' that lamp!
  8. 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...
  9. Probably between 82 and 84.
  10. Met him years ago at Pilchuck, or maybe it was Traver Gallery in Seattle. Nice guy.
  11. 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
  12. Seeing him next month at the Greek in Berkeley!
  13. Hi Rob: The people who work at this shop can be pretty helpful: http://www.gryphonstrings.com/ Best, Ben
  14. Nice! You may enjoy this: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/could-an-old-school-tube-amp-make-the-music-you-love-sound-better/
  15. Yes, went there back in the day...
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. Burmese? http://aboutworldlanguages.com/awl-images/Burmese/images/UDHRBurmeseArticle1.jpg
  19. 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
  20. 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/
  21. A piece similar to yours was featured in our recent story about Pyrex: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/how-pyrex-transformed-every-kitchen/
  22. 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...
  23. Here's a link to an article that may be helpful: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/lucite-in-the-sky-with-diamonds/
  24. 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/
  25. 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"....
  26. 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/
  27. 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...
  28. Great piece! You may enjoy this article: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-unfiltered-history-of-rolling-papers-plus-tommy-chong/ Best, Ben
  29. 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...
  30. Hi Prells6: You might enjoy reading this. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/why-the-yankees-triumphed-during-prohibition/ Best, Ben
  31. Beautiful, Rob! Is that mahogany on the front?
  32. Had one when I was a kid. Loved that bike!
  33. Canned Heat was the best, loved those guys!
  34. Thanks, nutsabotas6!
  35. Thanks Sean!
  36. The book described in this article could be a good resource: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-craze-for-traditional-native-american-baskets/
  37. Nice post. You might enjoy our article on Stanhopes: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/secrets-of-the-worlds-tiniest-photographs/
  38. Thanks. Their work is so spot on. I've become a big fan. From afar... ;-)
  39. 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...
  40. Here's another article on Knickerbocker: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/why-the-yankees-triumphed-during-prohibition/
  41. That writing appears to be Hebrew.
  42. It was the Go Pro of its day!
  43. This is a great magazine. Inside, there are also several Irving Penn photos of the Grateful Dead and Hells Angels.
  44. Hi ho2: We ran the cafe from 1978-1983, or so. Another lifetime ago...
  45. This is awesome!
  46. 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...
  47. My wife uses one of these to make the most amazing ginger cookies...
  48. Hi Peter: It could be one of these: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-forgotten-photo-technology-that-romanticized-america/ Best, Ben
  49. Hi toracat: It was the same place, but it was called Pepperland by that point. There's a black-and-white photo of the speakers you are talking about half-way down this page: http://cryptdev.blogspot...
  50. Nice! I was there the other night.
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