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A Collector's Take on Music Posters

A Collector's Take on Music Posters

by Gary Sohmers In the beginning, there was art. Then music, performance, and finally, advertising. So begins the growth of the cultural arts, a path towards enlightenment, amusement, and profitability. Most early musical and theatrical performances were promoted in printed matter in the form of broadsides, handbills and leaflets. In the early 19th century, classical […]

Publisher's Corner: November 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Welcome to the Month of November Every November we go to the polls to exercise our constitutional right to affirm, adjust, or repeal the people, parties, and ideals that define our democracy and protect our individual rights. For collectors of political and presidential memorabilia, the history of our democracy can be found in everything from […]

Discarded Frankenstein movie poster sells for $358,500 at Heritage Auctions

Vintage Movie Posters Auction hits $2.1 million March 28-29 DALLAS – A discarded 1931 Frankenstein movie poster 1931 – the only 6-foot example from the 1931 Universal horror classic known to exist – sold for $358,000 in Heritage Auctions’ $2.1 million Vintage Movie Posters Auction. The poster was the top lot in the March 28-29 […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A rare original one-sheet poster for the 1925 horror classic The Phantom of the Opera, one of only four known, sold for $203,150 at a Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction held July 19-20 by Heritage Auctions in […]

The Paper War

The Paper War

The Paper War Collectors Growing More Fascinated by Images, Themes of Wartime Propaganda Posters By Eric Bradley Propaganda posters, rich with emotion, symbolism, bold typography and stark images, are getting more attention from collectors as nostalgia takes over where persuasion left off. Last year, Heritage Auctions set a house record when it offered a rare […]