Winter 2021 Cinema Poster Auction!

Prop Store – one of the world’s leading film and TV entertainment memorabilia companies, has today announced it is to hold its next cinema poster live auction this December, with the posters and artwork on offer expected to fetch in excess of £250,000. Over 750 rare, sought-after posters and artworks will be sold during Prop Store’s cinema poster auction on Wednesday 8th – Thursday 9th December 2021 from 14:00 GMT.

“We’re thrilled to announce our first two-day poster auction featuring another outstanding collection of posters and artwork for movie fans to enjoy. We’re particularly excited about the extensive collection of alternative film posters going under the hammer which will be sold as part of the 790-lot auction on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th December 2021.” – Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, commented

The auction is suitable for fans with a variety of budgets and is now open for registration via: www.propstore.com/posterauction. The auction will be live streamed online for fans to track the action and participate in bidding.

Top items to be sold at Prop Store’s cinema poster auction include:

  • FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956) – UK Quad, 1956 est. £8,000 – £10,000 ($11,000 – $13,750)
  • STAR WARS: EP V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980) – Original Full Colour Painted Concept Artwork, 1980 est. £6,000 – £8,000 ($8,250 – $11,000)
  • 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) – US One-Sheet – Style C ‘Centrifuge’ Artwork, 1968 est. £4,000 – £6,000 ($5,500 – $8,250)
  • A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1967) – US Advance One-Sheet – Style B, 1967 est. £4,000 – £6,000 ($5,500 – $8,250)
  • THE MATRIX (1999) – International One-Sheet ‘Lightning Strike’ Style, 1999 est. £4,000 – £6,000 ($5,500 – $8,250)
  • THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951) – US Half Sheet, 1951 est. £2,500 – £3,500 ($3,440 – $4,815)
  • THE BRIDES OF DRACULA (1960) – UK Quad, 1960 est. £2,000 – £3,000 ($2,750 – $4,125)
  • STAR WARS: EP IV – A NEW HOPE (1977) – Howard Kazanjian Collection: US One-Sheet – Happy Birthday Style, 1978 est. £2,000 – £3,000 ($2,750 – $4,125)
  • EVIL DEAD (1981) – Original Video Cover Artwork, 1982 est. £1,500 – £2500 ($2,065 – $3,440)
  • APOCALYPSE NOW (1979) – Japanese B0, 1980 est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,375 – $2,065)
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018) – US One-Sheet Poster Autographed by Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland and others, 2018 est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,375 – $2,065)
  • BARBARELLA (1968) -UK Quad, 1968 est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,375 – $,2065)
  • JAMES BOND: SPECTRE (2015) – One-Sheet Style Poster Autographed by Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci, Dave Bautista and others, 2015 est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,375 – $2,065)
  • THE THING (1982) – Hand-Numbered, Signed and Dated Silver Variant Artist Proof Mondo Poster, 2008 est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,375 – $2,065)
  • WAR OF THE WORLDS (2005) – Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, Justin Chatwin Autographed Cinema Poster, 2005 est. £500 – £700 ($690 – $965)

Mark Hochman, Prop Store’s poster expert said: December 8th & 9th sees Prop Store’s largest dedicated movie poster sale yet with over 750 lots spread across two days including Hollywood blockbusters, familiar favorites and over 200 Alternative Movie Posters with many of the lots being offered at auction for the first time. Once again, we are proud to present original pieces and unique proof prints from creative design agency FEREF and film posters from the private collections of movie-making legends Howard Kazanjian, Bryan Fuller and Charles Lippincott.”

2021 Winter Cinema Poster Auction Slideshow

Source: Press Release

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