Are you a relative or friend of a poster designer, artist, printer or distributor? Were you or anyone you know an owner, projectionist, or employee of a movie theater or movie studio? Do you collect movie posters? If so let me know what you collect.
Below are some frequently asked questions that might contain the information you want. If not, don't hesitate to contact me
I am the guy who buys vintage movie posters - an avid appraiser and collector expert if you will. You can find out more about me on My About Page
I love old films and old movie memorabilia. To help me find more items, I created this site to let people on the web know about me and that no one would pay them more for their old movie art, photos, concert photos and film.
No, not here. You can check out the weblinks section for some great sites that do, though. I'm basically interested in purchasing your original movie art and I will pay more.
Movie poster values are very subjective. When determining values for your posters or prints one must take into consideration the size, age, and condition. Some posters from the 1950's are worth more then a poster from 1920 depending on the title. If you would like to know more about selling your original move posters, please CONTACT ME NOW and I will get back to you right away.
Well, this is one choice, but I wouldn't recommend it. Why not? Well, the fees involved, the time it takes your item to sell and the time it takes for you to receive the money for your movie related item.
Again, this is certainly an option, but I wouldn't recommend it. Auction sites haven't traditionally done a very good job at keeping fakes and scam artists out of their listings. And although you may be legit, a lot of serious poster buyers are really hesitant and careful about buying vintage movie memorabilia via auction websites.
Contact me with your preferred method of payment. Upon agreement of a deal, you'll be paid within 24 hours or less. Please contact me for more details.
This is ok. While it's worth more in mint condition, I still may be interested in what you have. Remember, it doesn't cost anything to talk to me about your items.
It depends. Call me to be certain, but here are some things to look for in an authentic movie poster:
Again, though, to be sure, give me a call!
Typically, this term refers to a poster that was produced by The National Screen Service (NSS) (which closed shop in 2000), one of the movie studios, or by a third company authorized by the movie studio. The posters are for promotional use and/or to display in the theatre when the film is originally released.
While a lot of original movie posters will have a NSS number on the bottom somewhere, not all of them do. Also note that sometimes reprint posters include this information to make their reprint look more authentic.
If you're unsure or what more info, give me a call or email.
Prior to 1985 or so, this was a common practice. Now, however, all authentic movie posters are issued rolled up. So, depending on the age of your movie poster (what movie it's for), having been folded may or may not be a factor in its value. Give me a call to be sure.
It's as simple as contacting me!
Unfolded posters should be shipped in reinforced, heavy duty cardboard containers or FedEx tubes. For folded posters, stills, press kits and lobby cards, you should use heavy-duty cardboard reinforced envelopes. Please take the time to carefully package items so they arrive in the condition you send them in.
Shipping costs are included in the money I send you for the purchase.
Depends on who you ask and what you mean by 'movie poster.' Some old original movie posters may well be considered antiques.
Early American boxing posters were printed on heavy cardboard stock most of the time. They had a plain style, using a simple text layout. You could see them on telephone poles in the past, advertising boxing matches.
A 'boxing style concert poster,' then, usually refers to any type of cardboard poster that doesn't have a psychedelic look and feel to it.
Yes! I collect old blues records and jazz records. Primarily, I collect 78rpm records; the thick shellac records, but I also collect 45's. If you'd like to know what your old record is worth, call me to find out.
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