Earlier today, I did something that was either really stupid, or incredibly amazing -- I just don't know which. I need your help. I purchased this signed Star Wars poster from "some guy." There is no documentation and all the information I have is that this guy, let's call him "Slipping Jimmy," bought it at a pawn shop years ago. The red flags were flying high, but damn … [Read more...] about Help me internet, you’re my only hope.
Did you feel that? A disturbance in the force of collecting, as if millions of collectors cried out with joy -- Hake's has released their latest auction catalog. Okay, maybe that's a little melodramatic but I actually feel that way when a new Hake's catalog is unveiled online. I feel as if collectors across the globe are simultaneously scrolling through the thousands of items, … [Read more...] about A few of my favorite things — Hake’s auction #214
At some point today, Mondo will release its latest poster for the H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic, The War of the Worlds. This poster was designed by Paris-based artists, Stan & Vince. I think they nailed it, especially with the variant, which features glow in the dark green ink. The image really captures the feel of giant invaders from outer space, and I appreciate the way it … [Read more...] about “War of the Worlds” movie posters
Despite the seemingly endless flow of art posters out there, I still get excited when a true gem shows up. Lately, those gems all seem to have been created by the hands of Grzegorz Domaradzki (Gabz). Check out his latest beauty... Grey Matter Art under license from Studiocanal S.A. is proud to present a New Officially Licensed, Limited Edition, Screen Print Poster by … [Read more...] about Terminator poster by Gabz
Morris Everett Jr. is my new hero. He has spent the last 53 years amassing the world's largest collection of movie posters and lobby cards, and now he has decided to sell it as ONE LOT. That's right, he's not piecing this out into 196,000 lots, he wants a single buyer to purchase the collection and continue to add to it. Now that's a collector! Check out this video which … [Read more...] about World’s Largest Movie Poster Collection to be Sold at Auction
I've had the privilege of showing many collections on this site, but when Atomic City Pop sent me his photos recently, it was as if I was looking at my own collection, rearranged on someone else's shelves. We share almost identical interests, and just knowing there is another collector seeking out a fabled blue AJ Renzi King Kong bank, makes me feel a little less crazy. Check … [Read more...] about Collector Profile: Atomic City Pop’s excellent eclectic collection
Last night, this Belgian Congo King Kong poster sold at emovieposter.com with a final bid of $479.00 -- you know it's something special when the experts at emovieposter.com have never seen one before. There's no telling how high the price may have reached if the poster was in better condition, but personally, I love it just the way it is. I can picture this poster being glued … [Read more...] about This King Kong poster tells a story
Yesterday, I was lucky to attend an auction of the estate of a local collector (hoarder). Everything in the auction was Star Wars related. Fortunately, I am not a Star Wars collector, because if I was, I would have come home with a way too much and a much lighter wallet. I went to the auction because 1. I love auctions and 2. this one was obviously made for guys like me. I … [Read more...] about I went to a Star Wars auction and all I got was…