Hapshash & The Coloured Coat – Soft Machine – UFO Coming Hapshash Concert Poster
A genuine first printing 1967 concert poster titled "UFO COMING" by Hapshash and the Coloured Coat; #104 in the Osiris series (the highly acclaimed and collectible psychedelic posters made in London in 1967/68, printed and distributed by the Osiris Agency. ) This poster advertised early shows by Soft Machine, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, and the Liverpool Love Festival at London's famed UFO Club.(br)This beautiful image is in VG++ condition some edge creasing, most notably along the upper right hand edge, and overall light handling—but it would frame beautifully. It measures approximately 19 3/4" x 29 ½.'(br)Some years ago UK dealers began to sell bootleg Hapshash/Osiris posters as originals, claiming them to be from a "newly discovered stash" from the original printer's attic. These were actually recent forgeries, as exposed by collector Brad Rogers. Our blog has an article on this topic and link to Brad's website, which can be found at: ( http://recordmecca.blogspot.com/2007/08/counterfeit-uk-osirishapshash-posters.html ).(br)This is an absolutely genuine first printing, which been sitting in storage for more than 20 years (the boots date from the last 5-6 years or so.) Guaranteed authentic with no time limit.
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