Vintage Grateful Dead t-shirt sells for almost $20K, smashes auction record

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By , KCBS Radio

"Deadheads" have a reputation for being deeply loyal - they also apparently have deep pockets.

An over 50-year-old Grateful Dead t-shirt commanded a record-breaking price at a recent online memorabilia auction.

An original 1967 yellow band shirt sold for $17,640 on the site Sotheby's, believed to be the most expensive vintage rock shirt ever sold at an auction.

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