Grateful Dead Shirt : Vintage Original (Genuine / Authentic) : 1993 : Bertha Skull & Roses!'93 Grateful Dead Merchandising, Inc.
: The' Original' 1993 GDM Issue! What A Long Strange Trip It's Been!!! The Bertha Skull & Roses Dancin' Skeleton... The " Vintage-Original " 1993 GDM Issued - Timeless Grateful Dead Classic!!!! As offered here is the David Opie designed " Bertha Skull & Roses Evolution " Classic!!!
" Fruit Of The Loom " Issued Black T-Shirt... And obviously, without any question at all - this is indeed one of those Yep, I Need That! I'll never forget the very first time that I saw this Amazing!
Design surface, as it was inside the pavilion at Shoreline!! And it was the guy sitting 1-row between me & Bill Walton that was wearing it! Quite easy to remember that day, for all reasons obvious...And, with all due respect to Bill... I must say that the " Supplication " on that'93 Shoreline day - was pretty darn memorable too!! The Grateful Goods to the California Shoreline Dead Fan Faithful! But seriously, I was like - Whoa?? Where did you get that...
And he was like - nowhere super special man, just at the Merch. You can imagine what it was like seeing this clever G. For the very 1st time...
I mean check out the photos! It features a wonderfully creative 9-part segment inside a' Grid' that shows the Prehistoric > Modern Evolution of the " Bertha " Skull & Roses itself! And as far as I'm concerned... It's a True Story!
I mean it's all Black & White in this scene too - until Bertha arrives Evolves! Wearing a Blue Ribbon with Red Roses in her Hair! Written in what looks like kind of a Bone-like font... And on the back side...The' Complete' Evolution of the Bertha Skeleton! Evolving into what looks like Dancin' at a Dead Show!! Well, that seems to me to just be about right!
Possibly during a mean & nasty China > Rider transition, perhaps? I mean check it out, as this is a full-on 4-legged to 2-legged Evolution here - obviously going Way-Back! You bet -- What A Long Strange trip It's Been!!! Skull & Rose design with a Blue 13-point Bolt!
Wow, I wish we'd seen more of this design on stickers, tape covers & what have you - back in the day. David Opie is credited for this Amazingly clever design, with 1993 GDM, Inc. And last but definitely not least... Grateful Dead Shirt, and you'll have a new G.
Fashion Best Friend for certain. If you already can't tell.
This is a Brand New! Vintage Original Collectible-clothing item from 1993 in Excellent! Tag Size / Brand : Extra Large (X-Large / XL) / Fruit of the Loom 100% Cotton / Made In U. Pit-to-Pit = 24" Length = 32". As this is a brand new vintage original shirt - here is the only issue that stands out to my eye upon very close inspection : >>> slightly off-centered design image emblem on shirt front - towards the left shoulder side (please see photos/close-up photos).
Please see all photos provided... This particular Vintage-Original GDM, Inc. 1993 " Bertha Skeleton Evolution " Shirt is Ultra-Rare! - in that fact that a significant majority most all!Of these Shirts were originally issued in 1993 on " Liquid Blue " Brand' White' Shirt Tag Shirts. The same black color Shirt, but this " Fruit Of The Loom " versions sizes slightly larger (at 24" pit-to-pit / 32" length). It is extremely-rare to find one of these Vintage-Original'93 Shirts printed on a " Fruit Of The Loom " shirt brand / make - that is a Vintage-Original GDM'93! Look around yourself for years & years, and you will see just exactly what I mean...
This one is even still Brand New! This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists G\Grateful Dead\Apparel". The seller is "springfromnight1989" and is located in this country: US.
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