Tag Archives: posters

Publisher’s Corner: October 2019

Publisher’s Corner: October 2019

Enthusiastic About Ephemera by Maxine Carter-Lome Merriam-Webster defines ephemera as “something of no lasting significance – paper items (such as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use.” Yet to collectors, these pieces of history on paper are anything but “minor transient documents of everyday life,” as they were once […]

Donley Auctions Antique Music & Movie Auction – September 14th

Donley Auctions Antique Music & Movie Auction

Donley Auctions of Northern Illinois will be holding its popular Antique Music and Movie Auction, September 14th, with 1000 lots containing a HUGE collection of phonographs, horns, radios, speakers, tubes, movie projectors, speakers, 100+ movie posters and tons of great stuff for the music and movie enthusiast! Highlights include an extremely RARE table model horn […]

A Galaxy Full of Star Wars Collectible Memorabilia

A Galaxy Full of Star Wars Collectible Memorabilia

by Amanda Sheriff The wonderful thing about Star Wars collecting is the multitudinous trove of material that spans across entertainment mediums and collecting focuses, centered around one series. Star Wars collecting has always been an element of fan appreciation, with series devotees compiling the movies on different formats, all types of toys, the original comics […]

Music and Icon

Music and Icon

The Broadway Poster By Daniel Jay Grimminger, Ph.D Music has always gone hand in hand with the visual arts. Iconography, or visual images, is of importance since music itself – after it was passed on simply by oral means – is realized from a written or printed page. Music is, by its very nature, iconographic. […]

Publisher's Corner: May 2018

Publisher's Corner: May 2018

Backstage Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome Growing up in and around New York City in a family that loved the theater and were frequent patrons, I was fortunate to see more than my fair share of Broadway Musicals in the 70s, 80s, and 90s. That was back when the price of a ticket to even the […]

Casablanca Movie Poster Sets $478,000 World Record with Heritage Auctions

Casablanca Movie Poster Sets $478,000 World Record with Heritage Auctions

The only known surviving Italian issue movie poster for Casablanca sold Saturday, July 29, for a record $478,000 at a public auction of vintage movie posters held by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas. Measuring a massive 55.5 by 78.25 inches, the 1946 Casablanca Italian 4 Fogli poster matched the world record for the most valuable movie poster ever […]

Casablanca posters star in Heritage Auctions’ $2 million Vintage Movie Posters Event

Rare Dracula statuette cracks top 10 lots Nov. 19-20 in Dallas DALLAS — A pair of posters from the iconic 1942 film Casablanca headlined Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Movie Posters Auction Nov. 19-20 in Dallas, which realized a total of $1,918,571. Both posters more than quadrupled their pre-auction estimates: A Casablanca (Warner Brothers, R-1953) Italian 2-Fogli […]

Poster for D.W. Griffith’s Civil War classic film, Birth of a Nation, brings in $74,687 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – A one sheet poster for D.W. Griffith’s 1915 epic The Birth of a Nation– considered to be one of the most controversial and explicitly racist films of the early 20th century – sold for $74,687 to an HA Live! bidder for more than three times expectations in Heritage Auctions’ summer Vintage Movie Posters […]

Publisher's Corner: August 2016

Publishers Corner: August 2016

The Art of Appeal Maxine Carter-Lome Like many of the topics we cover in this magazine, “Advertising” is a broad category assigned to a wide variety of collectibles, including signs, posters, serving trays, calendars, clocks, product packaging, store displays, and magazine ads to name just a few. In fact, it extends to anything designed and […]

Morphy Auctions' May Premier Advertising Auction of Quality Antique Soda and Tobacco Advertising and Ephemera

This two-day auction, the first of two sales events featuring selections from the Robert Newman collection, includes a remarkable offering of world-class Coca-Cola brand posters, signage, paintings, clocks, and other one-of-a-kind rarities. Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, is excited to announce this can’t miss sale to be held […]