STAR WARS, Episode IV: 1977. Original authenticated near mint condition rolled Insert (14 x 36″) NSS movie theater poster for sale, starring; Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing, and directed by George Lucas. “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” This Insert poster comes in two versions both considered original. The first version is the 1977 released NSS version labelled 77-21 (the version for sale in this listing) and there is the 1980’s video release containing identical artwork and size with the only difference being the absence of the NSS information.
This insert poster is exceedingly difficult to authenticate if you don’t know what to look for. The reproduction is identical to this original insert movie poster in all ways except the following.
- Art work is cropped (See figure red arrow)
- Coloring to red
- Minty white reproductions
- “Too good to be true” deals, are probably too good to be true. Buyer beware for these insert poster listed at less than $250 usd.
There are many reproductions floating around, especially on Ebay from unscrupulous dealers like BradBuried, tloceposters and many other likely, unknowing sellers. These dealers all selling their posters primarily out of Rochester, New York. It is thought that these two dealers had access to the original printing plates, which is why they have been selling these reproductions for so long (see below reproduction from tloceposters).
This particular original Star Wars Insert poster that is 100% guaranteed authentic is in near mint condition with no major or minor flaws to speak of. This is a truly rare opportunity to own this very rare piece for an investment or as part of a collection, or simply for adding to your wall in your media room / man cave / game room.
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