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Only a few originals from 1927 are known to exist. This is a Limited Edition that was printed in New York City in 1997. To see a PDF of the included Certificate of Authenticity which contains more detailed information.
Printed in 3 sheets that are assembled together for display, just like the original from 1927. Measures 36.5" x 83".
Virtually every movie poster we stock is an ORIGINAL movie poster printed for use in movie theaters back when the film was originally released. In rare cases like this we make an exception. This is an extremely high quality fine art Limited Edition lithograph poster. Printed on very thick durable archival-grade paper using the finest quality fade resistant inks.
Editions recreated several classic posters between 1997 and 2003. They bought 100 year-old lithograph presses, completely refurbished them, and had expert artisans recreate the stone litho printing plates.
They were printed in exactly the same way the posters were originally printed almost 100 years ago. Hand numbered on the bottom in pencil.The one you receive may have a different number than the one shown in the picture but it will be in the same exact unused perfect near mint to mint condition. It can be framed as is by a talented framer without Linen Backing. If you choose Linen Backing please be aware that due to the extreme thickness of the poster it may slightly separate from the rice paper/linen. This is normal for these types of posters and will not be seen when framed and displayed.
No tears, no tape, no pin holes, no writing, no stains. You may be willing to take the risk to save a few dollars, but we are not. We use super strong hi-quality packaging materials including thick cardboard, masonite, and costly pvc plastic tubes. And guaranteed to arrive safely. It will answer any questions you may have.Please scroll to the bottom of this listing to see if we have made any changes or added any additional information. Please be advised that over 95% of all Original Movie Posters.
Printed before the mid 1980's were issued FOLDED. This is NOT considered a defect. Vintage rolled posters do exist, however they are extremely rare. We can have any folded poster.Which will make the fold lines virtually disappear. Also please note that most movie posters were actually used at the theater, and some will contain slight imperfections such as: writing on the back, pin holes, fold wear, small tears, etc. These are all very common and to be expected, but if they bother you, all these minor flaws can be remedied in the linen backing process.
Linen Backing preserves and can actually increase the value of a poster. For the most part, any flaws will be fixed and the poster will appear to be in Near Mint condition. For more information about our. We do not always measure all of our posters exactly.
Unless otherwise specified, poster measurements quoted above are approximate to the nearest inch. For example, if we say a one sheet poster is 27" x 41" its precise measurements may be closer to 26 3/4" x 40 7/8" (or something similar).
This slight variance is quite common for all original movie posters. BEWARE OF "FAKE" MOVIE POSTERS! There are fakes, bootlegs, reprints, and reproductions of almost every popular movie poster. WE DO NOT SELL THESE AS ORIGINALS LIKE OTHERS DO!
There are many unscrupulous dealers who successfully pass off these posters as originals. They have been doing it for years!These fakes are almost indistinguishable from originals, only experts can tell. They only discover years later when they sell them that they are worthless. Most are from popular movies from the 70's and 80s, but there are also really old ones and relatively new ones as well. They usually appear in insert size 14" x 36" and one sheet size 27" x 41". Again, all we can say is BEWARE!
We grade our posters according to the Iguide Universal 10-Point Movie Poster Grading Scale. Almost all of our inventory is graded at least C8 Excellent or better. C10 Mint - Investment quality. No perceptible flaws of any kind. C9 Near Mint - Investment quality.
Minor flaw on an otherwise unused poster. C8 Excellent - Investment quality.Pin holes, small tears, etc. C7 Very Good to Excellent - Fine. Still a very nicely preserved item. C6 Very Good - The typical used poster in average condition.
C5 Good to Very Good - A heavily-worn item. C4 Good - Below average but still suitable for display. C3 Fair - Heavily worn, but yet still complete.
C2 Poor to Fair - An extremely worn, possibly even incomplete item. C1 Poor - The lowest grade, representing items in the lowest possible condition. Some of our posters are "between grades".For example, a C8-C9 poster will contain all the qualities/characteristics of a Near Mint C9 except for one or two very minor flaws that we believe prevent it from being a true C9. Sometimes it isn't possible to do this. Sometimes we can't roll a folded poster.
Please note that if we hold your items for longer than 30 days they will NOT BE RETURNABLE. WE TAKE EXTRA SPECIAL CARE WHEN WE PACKAGE YOUR ITEMS. Folded posters are placed in a plastic bag or envelope and in between STRONG pieces of cardboard and taped together before being placed in the package. Rolled posters are put into a plastic sleeve and then placed in a HEAVY-DUTY TOUGH 3 or 4 diameter thick walled PVC tube.We roll the poster into a smaller diameter than the tube. This is VERY IMPORTANT because it gives the edges strength and helps to prevent them from getting wrinkled. We add soft cushioning material also very important! On the ends to prevent them from getting damaged. We stamp FRAGILE: DO NOT BEND on the outside of the package.
To protect ourselves, we insure expensive items for the FULL AMOUNT. These combined charges can add up to 25% or more to your final cost. For other European countries the charges will differ.
Please check with your postal system on their procedure for packages from overseas so you are not unpleasantly surprised. You must notify us before sending it back. This is extremely rare, but it does occasionally happen. We know how to create a listing that will provide you with the highest dollar possible.We can yield for you MUCH MORE than you would get if you auctioned them yourself up to TEN TIMES or more! Let us sell your posters for you! For more information about CineMasterpieces please see. We guarantee that all posters we sell are graded and described accurately. Unless otherwise specified in the description, ALL POSTERS ARE ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTERS original theatrical movie posters that were displayed or meant for display (unused) in theaters at the time the movies were released. We will put in writing that we guarantee it to be an Original Movie Poster.
The item "METROPOLIS CineMasterpieces S2 MOVIE POSTER 3SHEET RECREATION LTD EDITION 1997" is in sale since Wednesday, June 17, 2015. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\1990-99". The seller is "cinemasterpieces" and is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.