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Here and there lately, folks have been mentioning some of the great T-shirts they picked up on tour and elsewhere. Several decades having passed in many cases, the shirts are no longer with us. Which ones did you wear till they fell apart, accidentally leave behind at the campground, give to your best friend, or otherwise part with, and now you'd really like to find another one?

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Ace

I bought an Ace shirt at my first show September 8 1973 and wore it forever. It was a great quality silk screen and soft as a baby's butt.
Never saw another one. And could fit into the old one if I did still have it.
I have a Grateful Dead scuba tie die that I've had for 30 years and I still wear it. Never seen another of these either son I'm pretty careful with it. Only wear to shows now

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I know nothing

but if you find the link, post it here. What a great resource!

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Looking for a Link...

Speaking of T-Shirts, a couple of years ago I found a site that had archived almost all of the T-Shirts printed through the years, with dates, artist names, etc. Several years ago I was given two large boxes of new, original t-shirts that had been sitting in a friends attic for years. They date from 1985 to mid-nineties. He's developed a heart problem, and we're trying to list these for sale for him now.

I'd love to find the site again so that we can provide more information to potential buyers. GDAO has some of them, Band Shirt Archive seems to only have what they have currently for sale. Any help on this front would be appreciated.

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really happy tee shirt

I remember one of my first shows, probably 82. I bought this incredibly cool tie dyed tee shirt with a print on the back of a flying pyramid (perhaps) with big toothy grin, one eyeball, really trippy. It was definitely created by someone on tour. I took it home and stared at it for hours, laughing. I think the front had a Jerry drawing.
I'd love to find that one. If that turns up I'd be astonished.

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somedevil please check mail

somedevil please check mail

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Eyes shirt
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GDM

Please make a t-shirt with the current 2017 almanac art. Also, one with the RSD Shrine Art on it from last year would be great too! Thanks...

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Jester Tees

I loved the eyes one,the one with a mushroom was cool to.They used nice vibrant dyes.Late Night With the Dead a take off on the letterman show.
the old guys on the corner was neat to.
have to add the fat man rocks just a white tee

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this is the first comparable

I got on Google, but you may have better results:
http://www.posterscene.com/html_index.cfm?page=item_page&itemoid=82434

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1980 Boulder Poster and Lot print by K.Scully

I bought these two posters off a guy who was a roadie in the Denver/Boulder area in the 80s. The 1980 Boulder show (Stealie w Warren Zevon) and the other is a lot print of various S Mouse dead artwork. Both really cool and original. Trying to figure out a value for these.

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