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to the 500 inserts & 499 half-sheets (OVER HALF from the 1930s to 1950s!) we are auctioning from 4/7 to 4/14, and may well NOT apply to our other sets of weekly auctions. If you are
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*Details About Thursday's Items (500 inserts & 499
half-sheets ending 4/14)
*U.S. Shipping Details
*Non-U.S. Shipping Details
*Add More to Your Order: We have 620 items in our Fixed Price section,
many of which can be added to your order for NO additional shipping cost!
You really must check out our Fixed Priced items
About These Thursday Items
Should unfolded half-sheets or inserts sell for a major premium over folded ones?
For years we have been arguing that the above should be true, and it seems
that many collectors are beginning to agree with me! Imagine if baseball cards could be bought in
two ways. You could either get them folded in half twice (resulting in one horizontal and one
vertical fold), or get them unfolded. Would not the unfolded ones sell for FAR more in the
collector's market than the folded ones? We can't see the difference between this and half-sheets &
inserts. It is VERY difficult to find unfolded half-sheets & inserts, but they ARE out
there, and we believe we will continue to see their price rise far above that of a folded version
(note that most post-1970 half-sheets & inserts were NOT folded, so they are pretty much only
found unfolded, and therefore this does not apply to half-sheets & inserts from this time period).
NOTE THAT THE HALF-SHEETS & INSERTS THAT WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING INCLUDE A LARGE NUMBER OF
UNFOLDED ONES! Around 29% of the 999 half-sheets & inserts have never been folded,
and 159 of those 29% are from before 1970, which are the titles you would not expect to
find unfolded! This is a very rare opportunity to purchase unfolded older half-sheets &
About the originality and rarity of these half-sheets & inserts
Half-sheets & inserts from the 1960s on are far more rare than the
corresponding one-sheets (with the exception of certain half-sheets & inserts which have been
reproduced; see below). In the last few years, many savvy collectors have begun to seek out
half-sheets & inserts, realizing their far greater rarity, and in some cases, are paying more for
them than for the corresponding one-sheets! We expect this trend to continue in the coming years!
NOTE: In recent years a fair number of "suspect" inserts of certain top
titles of the 1970s have been offered in the collector's market (there are also a few "suspect"
half-sheets). We believe (as do most major dealers) that these are surely counterfeits. They can be
distinguished from genuine inserts and half-sheets by their extra glossy front and back, and their
"whiter-than-white" appearance. ALL OF THE HALF-SHEETS & INSERTS WE ARE SELLING THIS WEEK
ARE 100% GENUINE AND EITHER THEATER-USED
OR WERE PRINTED TO BE USED IN THEATERS, BUT WERE FOUND IN POSTER EXCHANGES PRIOR TO GOING TO A
About the condition
Note that we give a
detailed overall condition grade to every item we sell ("fine", "very good to fine", "very good",
"good to very good", "good", and "fair", with only a few graded "poor") along with more details
about the condition described in words (but pretty much only if they are defects that CAN'T
be seen in our super-sized images, or if the item is especially valuable). We felt this would
help bidders identify items they want to bid on more easily. Of course, we still strongly
recommend that you look at our super-sized image to see the extent of the defects that we describe
and to examine the poster for minor defects that we did NOT describe.
If a poster is in less than very good condition, should you not bid on
it? Of course not, as long as you are accepting of the defects the poster has! The item that
is graded "very good", but has as many minor defects as is allowed under the "very good"
definition is only in SLIGHTLY better condition than the best of the "good to very good"
items. So please take the time to look at the larger images of items that interest you, and see
if the defects are the sort that you can "live with", or are willing to restore. Some of these
items are EXTREMELY rare, and it may be years before you see them offered again!
U.S. Shipping Details
U.S. buyers need to enclose $12 shipping (which includes full insurance), no matter how many
items you purchase from this set of auctions! NOTE: Our $12 flat rate shipping is good for three
weeks. If you haven't paid within three weeks after your oldest unshipped purchase, you will
then be quoted the actual cost of shipping
when you request it.
Learn the exact
details of flat rate shipping
customers: You must pay an additional 7.162% sales tax on your
purchases. If your order is sent within the state of Missouri, we MUST
collect this tax (if it is shipped to another state, we do not collect the tax).
Do you need "signature required"?
UPS nor USPS automatically require a signature to deliver packages, so if you want the
signature to be required, you will need to pay the extra $4.25 for UPS or $2.45 for USPS that
they charge for "signature required", and please realize that they will then NOT leave
the package at the door, and you may well have to go to the UPS or USPS facility yourself to
pick it up if you aren't there to meet the delivery person. But if you prefer this, that is
fine, and if you have any other special requirements, please tell us when you are paying for
your order. IF YOU DO NOT SPECIFY THAT YOU WANT SIGNATURE REQUIRED, THEN YOUR PACKAGE WILL BE
SENT WITHOUT SIGNATURE REQUIRED!
You CAN usually combine shipment!
NOTE: These Thursday items need to be sent rolled in tubes so...
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT COMBINING: Flat rate shipping is good for 3 weeks worth of
purchases (assuming all the items fit into a single package;
About Combining). If you win items over a span of more than 21 days, you will then be
charged the actual cost of shipping plus $3 for packing materials.
*they can be combined with these auctions:
Tuesday March 22nd rolled special posters
Tuesday March 29th
rolled non-U.S. posters
Thursday March 31st inserts and half-sheets
Sunday April 3rd "rolled" items in our all Star Wars auction
*they must be sent separately from these auctions for an
additional shipping charge:
Sunday March 13th single stills
Tuesday March 15th window cards, jumbo LCs, French & Italian, and more
Thursday March 17th folded non-U.S. posters and lobbies
Sunday March 20th bulk lots (NOTE: Some items can be combined and if safe to do so, we will!)
Thursday March 24th single lobby cards
Sunday March 27th groups of 2 or more stills from the same title or star
Sunday April 3rd "flat" and "oversized" items in our all Star Wars auction
Tuesday April 5th folded one-sheets
Thursday April 7th complete and incomplete lobby card sets
Sunday April 10th all sorts of misc. items
Tuesday April 12th 3sh, 6sh, Argentinean, and more
Note that we not only allow you to combine as many items as you want from a single set of
Tuesday, Thursday, and/or Sunday auctions, and still pay only a single shipping charge for all
of the items (even if you get 100 or more, but solely from a single set!), but we also allow
you to wait until the next three weeks of auctions end (a total of up to nine sets of auctions)
so that you can combine your current purchases with those of our following auctions (if
About Combining), and that means there is a chance you could combine items from up to
nine of our sets of auctions, and still pay only a single shipping charge (assuming those items
fit into the same type of package, but of course, there is a limit to how many items can fit in
a single package or tube, and if you end up with several packages, you will need to pay that
many shipping charges;
Learn More About Combining). Since around half of our auctions have items that ship in
tubes and the other half have items that ship in flat packages, and since few of those items can
be combined, most of our regular buyers end up with at least two packages after three weeks. We
KNOW there are other sellers who charge a little less on shipping than we do (and of
course, there are others who charge far more!), but none of the ones with lower rates offer the
same generous flat rate shipping we do, and we know that our packaging is the best there is, and
our orders virtually never arrive damaged (and on the very rare times that they do, all our U.S.
packages are fully insured, and FULL INSURANCE IS INCLUDED IN THE U.S. SHIPPING CHARGE).
DON'T BID ON OUR ITEMS
UNLESS YOU WILL PAY THE $12 U.S. SHIPPING!
Non-U.S. Shipping Details
Non-U.S. buyers must pay the actual cost of shipping their order (you can choose whatever
method you prefer, but know that the U.S. Post Office has eliminated Surface Mail, so we can
only send via Express or Airmail), plus $3, for both the best packaging materials you have ever
seen and a separate printed invoice mailed to you. All non-U.S. buyers must tell us if they want
the package sent insured or uninsured at the time they pay for their order.
Have you heard about our Pay and Hold Program?
This lets non-U.S. buyers pay for their purchases from 6 consecutive weeks (a total of 18
auctions and around 15,000+ items!), and we then send all your purchases at once saving you
LOTS of money! Click
HERE to learn more (if you are not one of the hundreds of our non-U.S. buyers who are
already part of this program)
Here is a chart containing estimated
shipping charges for up to 3 items from this set of auctions. NOTE:
These are ESTIMATES only; actual shipping may cost more or less.
ALSO NOTE: Insurance will increase the cost of shipping by approximately $1.60 for each
$100 of insurance.
Type of Shipping
Everywhere Else (inc Europe)
Priority Mail Int'l - Uninsured
Priority Mail Express Int'l - Uninsured
First Class* (under 4 lbs ONLY)
*First Class has a weight limit of 4 lbs AND a dimensional limit. Posters wider than 28 inches (or 71 cm) can
NOT be shipped via First Class.
Also, the maximum number of posters that can ship via First Class in a tube is eight (8), but bear in mind that is at the maximum
weight of 4 lbs which will cost more than the estimates above (the cost to ship 8 posters via First Class is approximately $50, depending on
where you live).
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please bear these approximate shipping cost in mind BEFORE
you place a bid (if you live outside the U.S.). The vast majority of our customers want a very
securely packed tube, and will pay the extra shipping cost involved (and of course, it goes to
the Post Office or UPS, and not us!). Please do not ask us to pack less securely, as that would
likely result in a damaged order.
Some sellers are sending by Ground UPS to Canada, but that
incurs large "brokerage fees", so we do not recommend it. Note that there are also some sellers
sending non-U.S. packages via a "Letter" rate, but of course this is not legal, and we can not
do this. We have outlined the possibilities for sending non-U.S. packages above, so please read
that carefully, BEFORE placing a bid!
Do you have a friend or relative who lives in the United States?
Some of our customers either visit the U.S. regularly, or have friends or
relatives within the U.S., and often those customers have us send their orders to a U.S.
address, and then they transport the posters from there. THIS CAN SAVE YOU A GREAT DEAL ON
SHIPPING! This is fine with us, but realize that you still need to let us know within one
week of receipt if you want to return anything, so don't use this method unless you are certain
you will want to keep your purchases.
DON'T BID ON OUR ITEMS UNLESS YOU WILL PAY THE ACTUAL COST OF SHIPPING (plus $3 for packaging
Add More to Your Order
In addition to our current auctions, we offer many other
non-auction items. Please note that the items in this set of auctions will be sent
rolled in tubes,
so you can add any Fixed Price item(s) that can also be sent rolled in
for little or no additional shipping costs (NOTE: if we can add it to your package
without raising the cost of shipping, then we will do so with no added shipping charge, but if
it raises the cost OR if it requires additional packages, then you will need to pay the
difference). We have noted below whether items ship rolled, flat, or both.
Fixed Priced Items:
Guns of the Timberland
Cinema Judaica: The War Years, 1939-1949
Set of Volumes I to VI
Fixed Priced Items:
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
620 items in all (388 have sold out)!
See All Fixed Priced items
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This book takes a unique look at Jewish-themed movies during WWII &
includes images of 200 posters +!
Our first 6 auction catalogs at half off the combined original cover prices!
620 items in all (388 have sold out)!
See All Fixed Priced items
Ships: Flat Only
Ships: Flat Only
Ships: Flat Only
Ships: Rolled Only