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Auction Info

Auction Name
Movie Posters Signature Auction
Auction Date
07/24/2021 - 07/25/2021
Sale Number
#7243
Total Lots
845
Sold Lots
806
Lots Sold
95.38%
Unsold Lots
39
Total Sales (USD)
2,383,877.20
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,391,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
2,791,200.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,479,400.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
2,967,800.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
80.32%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
86093

Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1940s). Very Fine+ on Linen. First Post-War Release Czech Poster (11.5" X 36.5").

1940s USD 40,000.00 - 80,000.00 USD 168,000.00
86095

It Happened One Night (Columbia, 1934). Fine+ on Paper. One Sheet (26.75" X 40.25") Style A.

1934 USD 25,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 102,000.00
86211

Dracula (Spanish-Language Version) (Universal, 1931). Folded, Fine+. Argentinean One Sheet (29" X 43.5").

1931 USD 30,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 78,000.00
86209

Dracula (Universal, 1931). Fine/Very Fine. Lobby Card (11" X 14").

1931 USD 17,000.00 - 34,000.00 USD 45,600.00
86210

Dracula (Spanish-Language Version) (Universal, 1931). Fine/Very Fine. Lobby Card (11" X 14").

1931 USD 12,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 43,200.00
86225

Dracula (Universal, 1931). Very Fine. Lobby Card (11" X 14").

1931 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 43,200.00
86113

Sunnyside (First National, 1919). Very Fine on Paper. One Sheet (27" X 41").

1919 USD 20,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 40,800.00
86330

Future-Kill by H.R. Giger (International Film Marketing, 1984). Very Fine/Near Mint. Signed Original Concept Poster Artwork in Airbrush on Paper (20" X 27.5").

1984 USD 20,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 34,800.00
86041

Metropolis (UFA, 1927). Folded, Very Fine/Near Mint. Swedish One Sheet (27.5" X 39.25") John Mauritz "Moje" Aslund Artwork.

1927 USD 15,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 31,200.00
86159

The Philadelphia Story (MGM, 1940). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41") Style D.

1940 USD 6,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 31,200.00
86120

Hula (Paramount, 1927). Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.

1927 USD 15,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 26,400.00
86001

The Empire Strikes Back (20th Century Fox, 1980). Rolled, Very Fine+. Withdrawn Original Concept One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A, Roger Kastel Artwork.

1980 USD 8,000.00 - 16,000.00 USD 24,000.00
86096

It Happened One Night (Columbia, 1934). Very Good+ on Paper. Insert (14" X 36").

1934 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 22,800.00
86366

It's a Wonderful Life (RKO, 1946). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41").

1946 USD 8,000.00 - 16,000.00 USD 20,400.00
86183

Dangerous (Warner Bros., 1935). Very Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41").

1935 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 20,400.00
86038

The Day the Earth Stood Still (20th Century Fox, 1951). Very Fine on Linen. Three Sheet (41" X 78.5").

1951 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 19,200.00
86250

The Big Sleep (Warner Bros., 1947). Very Fine+ on Linen. French Grande (47" X 62.5") Rocher Vacher Artwork.

1947 USD 15,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 19,200.00
86368

The Wizard of Oz (MGM, 1939). Fair/Good on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41") Style D.

1939 USD 25,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 16,800.00
86145

Mickey Mouse and Pluto in Society Dog Show (RKO, 1939). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41").

1939 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 16,800.00
86401

Painted Post (William Fox, 1928). Very Fine- on Linen. One Sheet (28" X 41").

1928 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 16,800.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
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