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Grateful Dead T-Shirt Auctioned Off For Nearly $18,000!

Wearing a Grateful Dead t-shirt, a man stands in front of his collection of audio tapes that contain the live recordings of Grateful Dead concerts. (Photo by Philip Gould/Corbis via Getty Images)

Grateful Dead T-Shirt Auctioned Off For Nearly $18,000!

Talk about a rockin’ t-shirt. A Grateful Dead shirt from the band’s original merchandise was just auctioned off for a record-breaking price. The 1967 shirt sold at Sotheby’s for $17,640 — setting a new world record for the most money spent on a vintage rock shirt. The previous record was set in 2011 when a Led Zepplin t-shirt was sold for $10,000. The Grateful Dead shirt was designed by Allan ‘Gut’ Terk, a Hells Angel and graphic artist who was a prominent figure in California’s counterculture movement in the 1960s.

Do you have a rock t-shirt that you swear you will never get rid of?

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