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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Horror Posters & Original Artwork To Be Sold At Auction


Extensive collection of horror posters and original artwork to be sold in upcoming Prop Store auction on Tuesday 25th June 2019

    Over 70 lots of horror genre posters and artwork will go under the hammer
    Lots include original concept artwork for Evil Dead II (1987) estimated to sell for £1,500 -2,000
    The auction will feature one of only 75 Mondo “wood” posters for The Mummy (1932) estimated to sell between £300 - 500 plus 10 other Mondo horror Lots
    There are seven lots from Hammer Studios including a poster for Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) and artwork for The Anniversary (1968)
    Original artwork and posters from Graham Humphreys including Bride of Chucky (1998), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and the withdrawn A Nightmare On Elm Street 4 (1988)
    Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction will offer a range of cinema posters and artwork worth over £170,000

Mike Bloomfield, Prop Store’s Poster Consultant, commented on the upcoming auction – “We have a huge horror collection with over 70 lots. There are some fabulous posters and some rare pieces of artwork too covering films from 1932 to 2010. This represents a real opportunity for fans of the horror genre. We expect great interest in the over 400 lots at Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction on Tuesday 25th June.”

Prop Store’s Poster Auction will feature some classic horror posters:

    A Nightmare on Elm Street UK Quad Poster (1984) Estimate £200 - 300
    The Bride of Frankenstein Poster (1935) Mondo re-release Estimate £100 - 200
    The Fly (1958) / Return of The Fly (1959) Estimate £600 - 700
    The Brides of Dracula (1960) re-release Estimate £600 - 800

The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction day. Registration and bidding is now open. Bids can be placed online at, over the phone or in person.

Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction will take place at their UK facility, Great House Farm, Chenies, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 6EP on Tuesday 25th June 2019 from 12:00pm

About Prop Store
Prop Store sells original movie props and costumes and related memorabilia, regularly hosting live and online auctions. Over 7,500 items are also available for sale at fixed price on Registration is now open at Online proxy bids can be submitted now.

Operating since 1998, Prop Store founder Stephen Lane’s love for movies led him to begin hunting for the same props and costumes that were used to create his favourite films. He found that he could not only provide collectors with access to their most coveted pieces, but also establish archival standards for a new, pop-culture hybrid of fine art and memorabilia collecting – prop art. Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website.


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