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Did you ever wonder how movie poster collectors are distributed over the globe?

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Added: 02/13/2018

When eMoviePoster.com first started in 1990 (as Bruce Hershenson Vintage Movie Posters), that was of course before the Internet, and although we had over 2,000 customers within a few years, over 90% of those 2,000 customers were from the U.S., and 10% were from the rest of the world combined.

Back then, there just wasn't a good way for collectors and dealers to find other collectors and dealers in other countries, except for those few who regularly traveled the globe. And many of those few were dealers who made a good living by buying posters from their "home" countries at low prices, and selling them far away to collectors who had no other way to purchase them (and also doing the reverse, bringing back "foreign" posters to their own country).

But when we started our website, eMoviePoster.com, in 1998 (and soon after that we also started eBay auctions) our customer base (and along with it our international customer base) exploded in size. Within a couple of years we had 10,000 customers, and we have continued to grow substantially over the years, and in February of 2018 we now have had 45,417 customers!

In 2014, when we had had 37,504 customers, one of them asked us exactly how they were distributed over the globe. We created a "pie chart" showing the answer (and you can see that original chart at the bottom of this article). As the chart illustrated, at that time around 20% of our customers were from outside the U.S.

NOW WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUN TO UPDATE THE 2014 CHART TO SEE HOW THOSE NUMBERS HAVE CHANGED, AND WE CREATED THIS UPDATED 2018 CHART SEEN BELOW (and the chart can be clicked to see a larger version):

2018 CHART HERE:

2018 pie chart of customers

Note that we now have had 45,417 buyers, and it is still true that around 20% of our customers are from outside the U.S., but some countries have slightly shifted places in the rankings of which ones have the most collectors. Collecting movie paper truly is a world-wide hobby (but there is LOTS of room for further growth, especially considering we have only had 19 customers from India, and 15 from China)!

Incidentally, for those who want every detail, these are the 59 countries grouped as "All other countries":

Chile    9
Colombia    9
Croatia (Hrvatska)    9
Philippines    9
Malta    9
Peru    7
Iceland    7
Egypt    6
Indonesia    6
Ukraine    6
United Arab Emirates    6
Serbia, Republic of    5
Slovak Republic (Slovakia)    5
Malaysia    5
Iran    5
Romania    5
Pakistan    4
Saudi Arabia    3
Uruguay    3
Andorra    3
Luxembourg    3
Puerto Rico    3
Bulgaria    3
San Marino    3
Georgia    2
Albania    2
Venezuela    2
Costa Rica    2
Kuwait    2
Sri Lanka    2
Azerbaijan    2
England    2
Morocco    2
French Polynesia    1
Nepal    1
Cape Verde    1
Jordan    1
American Samoa    1
Kenya    1
Nicaragua    1
Viet Nam    1
Kiribati    1
Slovenia    1
Zimbabwe    1
Guam    1
Armenia    1
Guatemala    1
Panama    1
Macao    1
Bahrain    1
Ecuador    1
Macedonia    1
Bermuda    1
El Salvador    1
Qatar    1
Tunisia    1
Iraq    1
Monaco    1
Cambodia    1

As noted above we first created a chart like the above one in June of 2014 which at that time included the 37,504 customers we then had. Here's the 2014 chart. Compare it to the above chart to see the differences between June 2014 and the present time (and the chart can also be clicked to see a larger version):

2014 CHART HERE:

2014 pie chart of customers


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