The most sought-after film posters can take hundreds of thousands of pounds at auction, but there are plenty to be found for £5000 or less on thesaleroom.com.
Encompassing a range of themes and subjects, vintage posters can appeal either for their specific subject matter or their decorative quality.
Flower power is over – instead, the gritty realism of the early 70s is kicking in. Instead of the Summer of Love, suddenly it’s the growling gangsters of Get Carter.
A poster for a gig by The Who at The Blue Moon Club in Cheltenham attracted fans at a recent Gardiner Houlgate sale.
Five film posters to buy at auction including original artwork and a James Bond From Russia With Love design
Film posters have become a major collecting area, with a combination of Bond/Star Wars/horror with a touch of Casablanca thrown in as the big hitters but also lots of options to suit most budgets.
The poster, as we know it, dates back to the 19th century when the innovation and use of high-speed colour lithography by Jules Chéret made mass production possible and brought it to the masses.
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As bold and colourful graphic statements designed for mass consumption, original posters are a great way to fill a wall.
If you want to say yes to buying a classic James bond Dr No poster but worry about the price then fear not – different versions in a single sale offer a range of options.