STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE JEDI, 1983. Original rolled, recalled, dated, Return of the Jedi 1 Sheet (27″x 41″) movie theater poster, Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, writer / executive producer George Lucas and director Richard Marquand. The menacing artwork found in this poster was done by Drew Struzan.
Buyer beware, this poster has some exceptional reproductions that are very difficult to authenticate.This authenticated and 100% guaranteed original poster was one of the original 6800 posters issued by the Star Wars fan club for $3.00 after the poster was recalled by George Lucas. We have provided authentication tips that can be found elsewhere on the web and some documentation that is found exclusively here.
Revenge of the Jedi 1 sheet poster Authentication:
There are 2 styles the “dated” and “undated” version. The undated version is rarer and more valuable. There are <6,800 copies of the dated versions in the world Moviepostercollector’s.com, and time has destroyed an innumerable amount already. Finding these posters rolled is more uncommon and thus they command a higher value.
A fake Revenge of the Jedi poster can be identified based on four documented factors; #1 size (see below), #2 cloudy bottom right corner, #3 fold lines in the printing, #4 GAU logo on bottom right isn’t sharp or blue, #5 paper weight.
Authenticated Revenge of the Jedi movie poster sizes: (reference: emovieposter, cinemasterpieces)
- 26 7/8″ x 40 7/8″
- 27″ x 41″
- 26 3/4″ x 41″
- 27 1/8″ x 41 1/8″
- 26 7/8″x 41 1/8″
Known experts have said that 1/8 to 1/16th of an inch of difference outside of the base 27/41″ is ok and is not in itself enough proof to a revenge of the Jedi poster being a forgery. Differences greater than this, should be carefully analyzed by a professional to determine if it is a fake, reproductions or forgery. If you need help with authentication follow the link <Authentication help>
#5 Paper Weight
An original revenge poster has light weighted paper, paper that seems to be thinner than other posters from this age.
There are numerous sources of information on the internet about points; 2, 3 and 4. Follow the link to Moviepostercollector’s.com for explanation about these other points. The paper weight we have documented and compared between known originals and reproductions. This information, at the time of this post’s publication, was not present elsewhere on the internet.
This particular original Star Wars: Revenge of the Jedi rolled and dated recalled 1 sheet is in very fine to near mint condition and does not have any major defects to speak of. There are however some minor defects to note; general overall light wrinkling, and a slightly more accentuated wrinkle on the bottom left hand corner and on Vader’s cloak.. This poster is a Guaranteed & Authentic movie poster. If for any reason you are not happy, full refunds are accepted (assuming there are no changes to condition).
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Condition C9. Sold Linen Backed For $1,745
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