We have been fortunate in obtaining permission from Picollecta.com (an awesome picture-sharing community for collectors) to display a small collection of rare Pink Floyd posters. What makes this collection especially interesting is that sale prices are displayed, along with descriptions of each poster. You may have seen a couple of these before but not realised just how much they are worth! Don’t forget to click on the images to expand.
Pepperland 1971 Pepperland was a psychedelic concert venue in San Rafael's Marin County designed in the style of the Beatles' short Yellow Submarine. Pink Floyd performed there over two nights, as shown in the trippy design by psychedelic artist Perry Gorchov. It made $1,000 in a sale at Heritage Auctions in Dallas last year. Image: Heritage Auctions
Saville Theatre 1967 Probably one of Pink Floyd's most famous posters, this one by artist Nigel Waymouth, of the late 1960s psych boutique Granny Takes a Trip, was made for a 1967 show at London's Saville Theatre. The event featured some of the biggest underground stars of the era, It made $1,000 at PAI-LIII Rare Posters in New York in 2011. Image: PAI-LIII Rare Posters
Commonwealth Institute 1969 The present lot is a simple design for a show at the Commonwealth Institute in London in 1969. It sold for Â£1,000 ($1,572) at Cooper Owen in Surrey, UK in 2006. Image: Cooper Owen
The Marlowe 1969 This exceptionally rare poster for a show at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury sold for Â£1,700 ($2,665) at Cooper Owen in 2005. It advertises "A Concert of Experimental Pop Music on Tuesday 25th February At Eight PM" and features a design in the manner of art-nouveau painter Aubrey Beardsley. Image: Cooper Owen
Dortmund 1981 Another well known Pink Floyd poster. The poster advertises a live performance of the seminal 1979 album The Wall in Dortmund, Germany. It made Â£2,000 ($3,180) when it sold at Christie's London in 2011. Image: Christie's
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