The poster was never printed again in any official capacity, and so the only originals were made in 1976. Interestingly, this poster proudly says, "Poster 1" in the bottom left corner as part of its design (see photos #1, 4 and 5). This indicates a series of Star Wars posters to come, but there never was a "Poster 2, " because Lucasfilm a. You have to remember; Star Wars was a completely original cinematic creation. It wasn't a derivative of classic literature, like 2001: A Space Odyssey, and so the general public had no idea what it was about or how impactful the film would become.
In other words, the pre-release poster sales bombed! Very few were distributed and most of the ones that were bought got simply pinned-up or taped to walls.
Subsequently, finding this poster now, especially in great shape, has become extremely difficult. It's part of the reason as to why it's become recognized today as one of the most sought after Star Wars and/or movie related collectibles on the market. The poster measures approximately 20x29 inches and is in. SOLID C-9 NearMINT ROLLED NEVER-FOLDED ARCHIVAL MUSEUM LINEN-MOUNTED CONDITION. They leave nothing to the imagination.
This poster has been perfectly protected since 1976 and has recently been Archivally Museum Linen-mounted to flatten it out and to protect it from damage, so it can be framed properly. It worked like a charm because the poster came out terrific! I used the best conservator in the USA. He ONLY uses high-grade materials, such as thicker linen and thicker acid-free Japanese rice paper. The better materials cost more but make a real difference in the end result.It's flat as a pancake, even flatter, and, it's as nice as can be. A finer Star Wars poster display would be hard to get. Is an accepted form of poster preservation by the Library of Congress and every Museum in the country. A lot of advanced poster buyers request and prefer linen-mounted posters because it makes framing and displaying the posters much easier - without the risk of damaging the original. The white you see in the photos - beyond that of the poster. Is the white of the Japanese paper lining the linen border margin. You can see how easy it would be to damage the original poster without that extra margin of protection. The backing makes the poster much safer to handle - it GREATLY reduces the risk of damaging the original. Also, all of my linen-backed posters have been stored FLAT so they DO NOT have a curl to them - They're all ready for framing and display! IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A BLOCKBUSTER HOLY GRAIL ITEM ON STAR WARS. Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi Anthony Daniels.... It can crash regardless of any decision you make and can even crash regardless of any decision made by the company related to the stock - Leaving you with a near worthless piece of paper that won't inspire anyone! The magnificence of art and historic documents have an inherent value that relates to civilization and society. This poster is definitely ECONOMY PROOF! Please write with any questions. If you're in the market for top quality original vintage movie posters or Star Wars, then please.
The item "THE VERY 1st STAR WARS MOVIE POSTER OR PRODUCT OF ANY KIND 1976 HOWARD CHAYKIN" is in sale since Wednesday, February 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\1970-79".miniver" and is located in Studio City, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.