Prop Store one of the worlds leading film and TV entertainment memorabilia companies has today announced it is to hold its third cinema poster live auction this June, with the posters and artwork on offer expected to fetch in excess of £170,000 ($230,000). The auction is to be held at Prop Stores UK headquarters in Hertfordshire. Over 400 rare and sought-after posters and artworks will be sold during Prop Stores cinema poster auction on Tuesday 25th June 2019.
The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction day. Items will be available to view by appointment at Prop Store in the run up to the auction, opening for registrations via: www.propstore.com/posterauction
Top items to be sold at Prop Stores cinema poster auction include:
JAMES BOND: DR NO (1962) Quad Poster (1962) £7k - £10k (approx. $9,100 - $13,000)
THE DAM BUSTERS (1955) Quad Poster (1955) £6k - £8k (approx. $7,800 - $10,400)
SHORT CIRCUIT (1986) US Poster Artwork (1986) £5k £7k (approx. $6,500 - $9,000)
JAMES BOND: FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963) Quad Poster (1963) £5k - £7k (approx. $6,500 - $9,000)
JAMES BOND: GOLDFINGER (1964) Quad Poster (1963) £4k - £5k (approx. $5,200 - $6,500)
STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE (1977) Non-Oscars Quad Poster (1977) £2k - £3k (approx. $2,600 - $3,900)
THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO (1966) Quad Poster (1966) £2k - £3k (approx. $2,600 - $3,900)
STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE (1977) US Printers Proof Poster (1977) £1.5k - £2k (approx. $1,900 - $2,600)
THE EVIL DEAD II (1987) US Artwork (c.1981-83) £1.5k - £2k (approx. $1,900 - $2,600)
WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT (1988) UK Artwork (1988) £1k - £1.5k (approx. $1,300 - $1,900)
DOCTOR WHO UK Poster Artwork (1963) £800 - £1.2k (approx. $1,050 - $1,600)
THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT (1979) Premiere Jacket (1979) £700 - £1k (approx. $900 - $1,300)
ROPE (1948) Italian Poster Artwork (1963 re-release) £600 - £800 (approx. $780 - $1,050)
THE MUMMY (1932) Mondo Wood Poster (2011 re-release) £300 - £500 (approx. $400 - $650)
QUADROPHENIA (1979) Lambretta Standee (1979) £200 - £300 (approx. $260 - $400)
The auction is suitable for fans with a variety of budgets with lots ranging from £50-£100 (approx. $65-$130) to £7,000-£10,000 (approx. $9,100-$13,00).
Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, commented on the upcoming auction: Were excited to announce our third cinema poster auction. We have over 400 lots going under the hammer, including more collectible James Bond and Star Wars posters, a fantastic horror collection as well as one of the most comprehensive collections of UK Carry On posters ever to be offered at auction
Mike Bloomfield, Prop Stores poster expert said: "This is another well-balanced Prop Store cinema poster auction. We have an excellent range of posters from across the globe and some outstanding homegrown Quads too. In addition, there are some unique pieces of related artwork for films as diverse as Short Circuit, The Evil Dead II, Alfred Hitchcocks Rope and Who Framed Roger Rabbit."