"CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON" LINEN-MOUNTED MOVIE POSTER.
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Winning Bid:
$18,107.59 (Includes 15% Buyer's Premium)
Bids:
8
Bidding Ended:
Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Time Left:
Ended
Auction:
217 Part 2B
Value Code:
N - $10000 to $20000
Item Description
27.25x41" one-sheet poster from the original 1954 release of the classic Universal-International sci-fi/horror film starring Richard Carlson and Julia Adams. This is the film that introduced audiences to one of the last great Universal Monsters, portrayed by Ben Chapman and Ricou Browning. Poster has been professionally linen-mounted and has had just a hint of color touch-up along original fold lines, vast majority of main image is unaffected. Top margin has touch-ups at left/right corners as well as top center and bottom margin has touch-ups at left corner and bottom center. Lower right margin also has 3/8x.5" area of touch-up to margin and bottom right has 3/8" tear that has been restored as mounted. These areas of touch-up/restoration are exceedingly minor in nature and have been mentioned for complete accuracy. As mounted, poster now retains an Exc. display w/most of poster in its original state. Bright and clean w/deep, rich colors. Considered one of the classic monster posters, it continues to grow in popularity and demand and prices continue to rise w/recent auction examples exceeding $20,000.
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