Previously Unseen Poster Artwork From Star Wars And Get Carter For Sale In UK Auction

Previously Unseen Poster Artwork From Star Wars And Get Carter For Sale In UK Auction

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 The auction features over 490 lots, including a collection of over 200 posters and artwork from the archive of award-winning creative agency, Feref, including original transparencies, negatives, and one-of-a-kind prints…

 The collection includes over 30 Star Wars lots which highlight some previously unseen designs by artists Eddie Paul and Josh Kirby

Two lots from the Michael Caine classic Get Carter (1971) feature artwork by Arnaldo Putzu that until very recently was not known to the public

Many lots include one-of-a-kind Feref Proof Prints to showcase these unique pieces, including Walter Hill’s The Knight – an unmade movie that features stunning fantasy artwork, plus many more from an incredible line-up of movie poster talent

The auction is taking place on Thursday 22nd April 2021 – bids can be placed online and by telephone from anywhere in the world

Mark Hochman, Prop Store’s Poster Consultant, commented on the upcoming auction – “The Feref Archive Collection is an extensive selection of images from one of Great Britain’s leading media advertising agencies, in the form of exclusive Signed Proof Prints, Colour Transparencies, Negatives and Production Photographs, some familiar; “Flash Gordon” and “Big Trouble in Little China” and some only being seen for the first time by the public; “Get Carter”, “Top Gun”, “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi” amongst many. They provide an incredible in depth look at the behind-the-scenes workings and machinations that is involved in bringing a film poster to life and provide a unique opportunity to own a piece of cinematic history.

 

 Lot 484 Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983). Est. £200 – £300 ($274 – 412). Lot 109. Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from GET CARTER (1971) Est. £300 – 500 ($412 – 687)

Items to be sold at Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction will include:

·       Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980). Estimate £500 – £700 ($687 – 961)

·       Original Transparencies and Negatives with Three 1 of 1 Proof Prints from SOUTHERN COMFORT (1981). Estimate £300 – £500 ($412 – 687)

·       Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from GET CARTER (1971). Estimate £300 – £500 ($412 – 687)

·       Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from GET CARTER (1971). Estimate £300 – £500 ($412 – 687)

·       Original Negatives with Two 1 of 1 Proof Prints, 2021 from NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968). Estimate £200 – £300 ($274 – 412)

·       Original Negatives with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from ALIENS (1986). Estimate £200 – £300 ($274 – 412)

·       Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980). Estimate £200 – £300 ($274 – 41)

·       Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983). Estimate £200 – £300 ($274 – 412)

·       Original Poster Concept Transparency and Photo from THE TWO JAKES (1990). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 274)

·       Original Transparencies and Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from THE KNIGHT (1980s). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137- 274)

·       Original Negatives with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from TOP GUN (1986). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 274)

·       Original Transparency with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from WARGAMES (1983). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 274)

·       Poster Concept and Production Stills from THE BLACK HOLE (1979). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 274)

·       Original Poster Concept Transparencies and Negatives from ALADDIN (1992). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 274)

The auction is taking place on Thursday 22nd April 2021 and will be live streamed online for fans to track the action and participate in bidding themselves. Auction lots can be viewed by appointment only at Prop Store’s office facility in Hertfordshire, UK, please email [email protected] for more details.

Registration and online proxy bids are now open at https://ukm.propstoreauction.com/m/view-auctions/info/id/276

About Prop Store

Operating since 1998, Prop Store sells original movie props and costumes, posters, and related memorabilia, regularly hosting live and online prop, costume, and cinema poster auctions.

Since their first Cinema Poster Live Auction in June 2018, Prop Store have become a well-established vendor in the world of poster collecting and have achieved some remarkable results, including selling Short Circuit original poster artwork and a James Bond: Dr. No UK Quad poster for £12,000 each. In late 2019, Prop Store hosted the largest ever auction of James Bond posters and have offered items from the personal collections of Star Wars film producer Howard Kazanjian, visual effects supervisor Richard Edlund and Mondo artist Jock. Now partnering with veteran poster expert Mark Hochman, they are striving to continue collating an assortment of original and rare poster related content to bring to the auction market.

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