Greetings to all of you Rebelscum
out there! From Prop Store:
Propstore – one of the world’s leading film and TV entertainment memorabilia companies has today announced it is to hold its next poster auction this September, with the posters and artwork on offer expected to fetch in excess of £350,000. Over 530 rare, sought-after posters and artworks will be sold during Propstore’s auction on Thursday 15th September 2022 from 15:00 GMT.
The auction is suitable for fans with a variety of budgets and is now open for registration and proxy bidding via: https://propstoreauction.com/auctions/info/id/322
. The auction will be live streamed online for fans to track the action and participate in bidding.
Of particular interest to our readers are pieces from famed cinema poster artist, Tom Chantrell, best known for his iconic Star Wars artwork. The auction will feature a collection of fantastic lots, including a never-before-seen UK Quad "Style C" transparency from Star Wars: A New Hope, estimated between £3,000 - 5,000. Also featured is a "Gone With The Wind Style" UK poster from The Empire Strikes Back, estimated between £8,000 - 10,000.
Top items to be sold at Propstore’s poster auction include:
- STAR WARS: EP V - THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980) - UK Quad - Gone With the Wind Style, 1980 est. £8,000 - 10,000 ($9,630 - 12,040)
- BATMAN (1966) - UK Quad, 1966 est. £5,000 - 7,000 ($6,020 - 8,425)
- FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956) - US One-Sheet, 1956 est. £5,000 - 7,000 ($6,020 - 8,425)
- STAR WARS (2015) - Artist Proof Set of Six Giclee Prints Signed by Stan Lee, 2015 est. £5,000 - 7,000 ($6,020 - 8,425)
- ATTACK OF THE 50 FOOT WOMAN (1958) - US Insert, 1958 est. £4,000 - 6,000 ($4,815 - 7,225)
- FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN (1942) - US One-Sheet, 1942 est. £4,000 - 6,000 ($4,815 - 7,225)
- JAMES BOND: GOLDFINGER (1964) - UK Quad - Style A, 1964 est. £4,000 - 6,000 ($4,815 - 7,225)
- REAR WINDOW (1954) - US One-Sheet, 1954 est. £4,000 - 6,000 ($4,815 - 7,225)
- VERTIGO (1958) - US One-Sheet, 1958 est. £4,000 - 6,000 ($4,815 - 7,225)
- GET CARTER (1971) - US International One-Sheet, 1971 est. £3,000 - 5,000 ($3,610 - 6,020)
- GODZILLA (1954) - UK Quad, 1956 est. £3,000 - 5,000 ($3,610 - 6,020)
- STAR WARS: EP IV - A NEW HOPE (1977) - UK Quad Style C Tom Chantrell Poster Artwork Transparency, 1977 est. £3,000 - 5,000 ($3,610 - 6,020)
- DR. WHO AND THE DALEKS, 1965 - UK Quad, 1965 est. £1,500 - 2,500 ($1,800 - 3,000)
- NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, 1968 - UK Quad, 1968 est. £1,000 - 1,500 ($1,200 - 1,800)
- JAMES BOND: DR. NO (1962) - German A0, 1963 est. £800 - 1,200 ($965 - 1,445)
- THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974) - UK Quad - Local, 1974 est. £600 - 800 ($725 - 965)
- THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO (1966) - Sylvia Anderson, Gerry Anderson, David Lane Autographed Poster est. £600 - 800 ($725 - 965)
- CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN, THE (1957) - US 30 x 40, 1957 est. £400 - 600 ($480 - 725)
- TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA (1970) - UK Quad, 1970 est. £400 - 600 ($480 - 725)
- PULP FICTION (1994) - US One-Sheet, 1994 est. £300 - 500 ($360 - 600)
Stephen Lane, Propstore CEO, commented on the upcoming auction:
“Propstore is back with another fantastic collection of posters ready to go under the hammer. Just a few of the auction highlights include an incredible array of Star Wars posters, as well as rare lots from sci-fi and horror classics. The auction will be back again live from our UK headquarters on Thursday 15th September 2022, and we expect to see some awesome results!” Mark Hochman, Propstore’s Director of Posters
“Our September poster auction is without a doubt our best to date. We continue to bring the finest examples and exciting new content to market. Recognising the needs of fans and buyers, our Star Wars, Horror, Sci-Fi and James Bond categories are chock-full of amazing content such as original country of origin one-sheets for Forbidden Planet and Frankenstein Meets The Wolfman and a full-size, untrimmed British ‘Gone With the Wind’ style quad for The Empire Strikes Back. We are also pleased to be able to offer unique pieces from the personal archives of the artists' Tom Chantrell (including his own personal Star Wars reference items) and Paul Shipper (including a number of Artist Proof prints and original Star Wars sketches). For the first time, we are delighted to include a dedicated Music category which features an array of original concert, promotional and movie-themed titles from The Beatles, Sex Pistols, Elvis Presley and many more.” ONLINE BIDDING IS NOW OPEN UNTIL THE LIVE AUCTION ON THURSDAY 15th SEPTEMBER - BIDS CAN BE PLACED ONLINE, BY PHONE OR IN PERSON
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