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    Grateful Dead 1966 S.F. State "Whatever It Is" Acid Test Handbill. An original handbill for the last-ever legal Acid Test held, because LSD was outlawed in California just a few days later. Given that fact plus the music of the Grateful Dead and the attendance of chief Merry Prankster Ken Kesey, you have a highly important cultural collector's item in this flyer and a visually compelling one to boot. The design was supplied by Stewart Brand, an important early scenester who co-promoted the Trips Festival and went on to design the Whole Earth Catalog. Alternately nicknamed the "X Handbill" and "Whatever It Is" handbill, this piece advertised the goings-on at San Francisco State over Friday, Sept. 30 and Sat.-Sun., Oct. 1 & 2, 1966. Be there or... be square. Measures 8 ½" x 8 ½" and in Near Mint condition. COAs from Classic Posters and Heritage Auctions.

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