ICONIC CINEMA POSTERS & ORIGINAL ARTWORK WORTH OVER £200,000 TO BE AUCTIONED IN THE UK

THE AUCTION FEATURES AN INCREDIBLE SELECTION OF STAR WARS POSTERS, FROM THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY (1977-83) TO THE FORCE AWAKENS (2015), INCLDUING A YAMAKATSU-ISSUED JAPANESE B2 “STARFALL” POSTER FROM RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983), WHICH IS CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE FINEST POSTERS FROM THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY IS ESTIMATED BETWEEN £2,000 – 3,000

 

– ANOTHER HIGHLIGHT INCLUDES AN ORIGINAL FRAMED ANIMATION CEL FROM THE 1937 DISNEY CLASSIC, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS ESTIMATED TO SELL BETWEEN £4,000 – 6,000

 

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 month, with the posters and artwork on offer expected to fetch in excess of £200,000. Over 550 rare, sought-after posters and artworks will be sold during Prop Store’s cinema poster auction on Thursday 24th March 2022 from 15:00 GMT.

 

The auction is suitable for fans with a variety of budgets and is now open for registration via: https://ukm.propstoreauction.com/m/view-auctions/info/id/316. 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:

 

  • STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983) – US Six-Sheet – Style B est. £6,000 – 8,000 ($8,100 – $10,800)
  • SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937) – Framed Animation Cel est. £4,000 – 6,000 ($5,400 – $8,100)
  • STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983) – Japanese B2 – Yamakatsu ‘Starfall’ est. £2,000 – £3,000 ($2,700 – $4,050)
  • JAMES BOND: THUNDERBALL (1965) – US Subway Poster ‘Look OUT’ est. £2,000 – £3,000 ($2,700 – $4,050)
  • PSYCHO (1960) – Complete Set of Eight US Lobby Cards est. £1,500 – £2,500 ($2,025 – $3,375)
  • STAR WARS: EP IV – A NEW HOPE (1977) – UK Quad Style C Poster Artwork Transparency est. £1,500 – £2,500 ($2,025 – $3,375)
  • PULP FICTION (1994) – US “Lucky Strikes” One-Sheet est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,350 – $2,025)
  • FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956) – US Title Lobby Card est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,350 – $2,025)
  • 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) – “Space Wheel” Style Lenticular est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,350 – $2,025)
  • STAR WARS: EP V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980) – Original Concept Design Artwork est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1350 – $2025)
  • THE GOONIES (1985) – Cast Autographed One-Sheet Poster est. £1,000 – £1500 ($1,350 – $2,025)
  • JAMES BOND: GOLDFINGER (1964) – US Three-Sheet est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,350 – $2,025)
  • KILL BILL VOL. 1 (2003) – Signed and Hand-Numbered Limited Edition Variant Print by Tyler Stout, 2011 est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,350 – $2,025)
  • AT THE EARTH’S CORE (1976) – Original Poster Composition Artwork est. £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,350 – $2,025)
  • STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE JEDI (1980) – US One-Sheet (Dated Teaser) est. £800 – £1,200 ($1,080 – $1,620)
  • STAR WARS: EP IV – A NEW HOPE (1977) – US One-Sheet – Style C est. £700 – £900 ($945 – $1,215)
  • EVERYTHING OR NOTHING (2012) – UK Quad est. £600 – £800 ($810 – $1,080)
  • TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (1991) – Arnold Schwarzenegger Autographed Oversized Photo est. £600 – £800 ($810 – $1,080)
  • JURASSIC PARK: THE LOST WORLD (1997) – Special Poster – 3D Lenticular est. £600 – £800 ($810 – $1,080)
  • THE EVIL DEAD (1981) – UK Quad, 1983 (1st Release) est. £200 – £300 ($270 – $405)
  • THOR (2011) – Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston Autographed One-Sheet est. £200 – £300 ($270 – $405)

 

Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, commented on the upcoming auction: “We’re very pleased to announce Prop Store’s first poster auction of 2022 will be back on Thursday 24th March, live from our UK headquarters! We have another incredible collection of over 550 posters and artwork going under the hammer, including many autographed and alternative film posters which are always very popular with bidders”

 

Mark Hochman, Prop Store’s poster expert said: “Our first dedicated poster auction of 2022 builds on our previous successes and features a bumper one-day sale of over 550 lots. We are once again excited to include over 230 Alternative Movie Posters and we are continuing our love for original artwork we are offering a unique Star Wars composition by Eddie Paul and Mike Bell and Tom Chantrell’s full colour studies for “The Land That Time Forgot” and “At the Earth’s Core”. Included in our Star Wars category are some of the rarest examples from the ever-popular franchise with many fully authenticated autographed items. We have gathered together a diverse quality collection that will appeal to all collectors”

Prop Store are now accepting Cryptocurrency as payment for this auction. Through BitPay, customers can select from a variety of popular cryptocurrencies to purchase their items, giving greater flexibility for collectors across the globe. Please contact [email protected] for further information.

 

About Prop Store

Prop Store sells original movie props and costumes and related memorabilia, regularly hosting live and online prop and costume auctions. Over 8,000 items are also available for sale at fixed price on www.propstore.com.

 

Operating since 1998, Prop Store founder Stephen Lane’s love for movies led him to begin hunting for the same props and costumes that were used to create his favourite films. He found that he could not only provide collectors with access to their most coveted pieces, but also establish archival standards for a new, pop-culture hybrid of fine art and memorabilia collecting – prop art. Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website.

 

In 2020, Prop Store received the Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is widely recognised as the highest accolade for business success in the UK. The award recognises British companies that have excelled in innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility.