Being offered is a Vintage Grateful Dead Owsley "Bear" Stanley Sterling Silver Skull Belt Buckle Version #4 c. 1983 in Very Good Preowned Condition This extremely rare, vintage and collectible, Grateful Dead belt buckle is composed of solid sterling silver. The Grateful Dead's "Steal Your Face" skull logo was designed by Owsley Stanley. Born Augustus Owsley Stanley III in 1935, Stanley was professionally known as Bear. Not only did Bear design the band's logo, but he was also their audio engineer and clandestine chemist (he was responsible for cooking their acid and LSD).
The reverse side of the belt buckle is signed and dated: "Owsley Stanley 1983". It is also stamped with the number "4", indicating this to be the 4th variation in the collectible series. This version is composed entirely of sterling silver, not bronze. 74.1 grams (47.6 dwts).
All jewelry items are evaluated by a G. Graduate Gemologist & Applied Jewelry Professional. The item "Vintage Grateful Dead Owsley Bear Stanley Sterling Silver Skull Belt Buckle #4" is in sale since Monday, February 18, 2019.This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists G\Grateful Dead\Other Grateful Dead Mem". The seller is "deerfieldpb" and is located in Deerfield Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.