PROPSTORE – CINEMA POSTER AUCTION

British Prop Store Cinema Poster Auction Catalogue (178 Pages) Prop Store Is Auctioning The Largest And Most Significant Offering Of James Bond Posters In The World. Over 460 Rare And Sought-After James Bond Posters And Memorabilia From The Carter-Jones Collection Were Sold During Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction On Tuesday 5th November 2019. The Spectacular Live Event Were Feature An Interactive Webcast, With Bidding Available Online, By Phone Or In Person

Here Are My Most Favorite Seven James Bond Poster From The Auction


Lot #1 UK Aston Martin DVLA Poster 2001 (12″ x 24″ / 30.5 x 61cm) The Poster Was Created As Part Of An Advertising Campaign By The UK Driver And Vehicle Licensing Agency And Depicts The James Bond Aston Martin DB5 Clamped On Westminster Bridge With The Houses of Parliament In The Background. The Purpose Of The Campaign Was To Encourage Toad Users To Pay Their Road Tax
Estimates £50 – £100 Sold For £500


Lot #37 UK Quad Advance Poster For ‘Thunderball’ 1965 (30″ x 40″ / 76 x 102cm) This Is Something Of A ‘Holy Grail’ For Bond Poster Collectors. The Design Features Two Panels Of Poster Illustration On The Left by Frank McCarthy And Two On The Right By Robert McGinnis. The Poster Was Designed With The Intention That It Would Be Cut Into Four Pieces. Very Few Examples Have Survived
Estimates £10,000 – £12,000 Sold For £10,000


Lot #41 UK Double-Crown Aston Martin ‘Thunderball’ 1965 (20″ x 29 1/2″ / 51 x 75cm) Dealership Poster. As The Cinematic Phenomenon Of James Bond Took Hold, So Did The Commercial Potential Of Association With The Franchise. Aston Martin Commissioned A Very Limited Number Of These Posters (Thought To Be 200 Only) And These Were Sent To Their Distributors
Estimates £1,000 – £1,500 Sold For £2,750

Lot #49 UK Quad Advance Poster For ‘You Only Live Twice’ 1967 (30″ x 40″ / 76 x 102cm) Like Most Advance Posters, This Poster Presents A Simple Design. The Llimited Colour Palette Creates A Stunning Backdrop For The Announcement Of The Latest Bond Film. Following The Two-Year Hiatus Between ‘Thunderball’ and ‘You Only Live Twice’, And The Appearance Of The ‘Casino Royale’ 1967 Spoof, The Poster Delivers An Emphatic Message: ‘Sean Connery Is James BOND’. Advance Posters Like This Were Printed In Very Small Quantities Only
Estimates £2,500 – £3,500 Sold For £3,000

Lot #279 Linen-backed US Six-Sheet Poster For ‘Goldfinger’ 1964 (81″ x 81″ / 206 x 206cm) Presenting Robert Brownjohn’s Iconic Photographic Imagery. Six-Sheets For ‘Goldfinger’ Are Not Often Seen In The Market
Estimates £4,000 – £6,000 Sold For £4,000


Lot #306 US Door Panel Set For ‘Thunderball’ 1965 (Each 20″ x 60″ / 50.8 x 152.3cm) The Marketing Campaign For The Film Featured The Refrain ‘Look Up!’, ‘Look Down!’ And ‘Look Out!’ With The Word ‘Look’ Cleverly Customised With The ‘007’ Logo. The First Three Posters In The Set Feature Photographic Images Of Different Bond Girls Underneath Each Slogan. The Fourth Poster Reprises The Robert McGinnis Poster Illustration Of Bond With The Film Details Below. As Each Poster Was Designed To Be Displayed With The Others And Only The Largest Display Areas Were Suitable. Relatively Few Cinemas Could Display These Sets And Few Were Produced
Estimates £25,000 – £30,000 Unsold, Best Bid £22,500


Lot #316 Full Set Of Six US Door Panel Posters For ‘Casino Royale’ 1967 (Each 20″ x 60″ / 50.8 x 152.3cm) Each Poster Presents A Photographic Image Of One Of The Glamorous Women In The Film And Included Here Are Two Of The Most Sought After: Ursula Andress Holding A Machine Gun And Barbara Bouchet Wearing The 007 ‘Bikini’. In Addition Joanna Pettet Is Shown Wearing A Headdress, Jacqueline Bisset Appears In A Pyjama Top, Daliah Lavi Is Seated On A Chair And Tracy Reed Is Wearing A ‘Trouser Suit
Estimates £5,000 – £8,000 Unsold

401 Lots Of Totally 462 Are Sold For more Than £ 200,000.- Find Complete Sale Results Here
Propstore London, England 2019

Auction Catalogue Collection Overview


2019_11_06 (WEEK45/2019GOODIE)

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