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In the past 30 years, we have auctioned MORE movie paper for MORE money than ANY other auction company, period!

EVERY item we auction starts at $1, with NO reserve, and NO buyers premium, and EVERY item is honestly described, with an unenhanced super-sized image!

We charge consignors the lowest rates of ANY major auction, and we have held over 1,717,000 online auctions!

Go to our current auctions in our Auction Galleries, and you will quickly see why we are the most trusted auction site! was founded in 1999 as the first all-movie poster auction website. We have auctioned well over 1.7 MILLION posters, lobby cards, stills and related items through our auctions since 1999, surely the most of any online auction! - The most trusted vintage original movie poster site & the only major online auction with no buyers premiums!

Did you know... that you can currently buy a LOT of posters for just a dollar or two or three each (at least in our auctions)?

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Added: 01/08/2018

When I read comments on discussion boards, it seems that some collectors have the mistaken idea that you can't get any "deals" on movie posters anymore!

But in fact, they are completely wrong, at least when it comes to OUR auctions! It IS true in many other so-called "$1, No Reserve" auctions, where you quickly learn that there is fine print that puts a MASSIVE minimum $19 buyers premium on all purchases, so that "$1, No Reserve" poster ends up costing you TWENTY DOLLARS (and sometimes there are exorbitant shipping costs as well, so a $1 purchase can end up costing you $35 or much more), and some auctions don’t like to combine purchases, and some even charge surcharges on card payments. We started our auction company because we knew there had to be a better and much more fair way to auction movie paper!

In OUR auctions (at, we have NO buyers premiums at all, so a $1 poster is REALLY a $1 poster (and in many of our auctions, you can pay a single shipping charge no matter how many items you purchase from that set of auctions)! But are there really many items that sell for just a few dollars each? Here are the hard cold facts! In 2017 alone we held a grand total of 140,554 auctions. Of those:

8651 items sold for exactly $1
12776 items sold for   $2 or less
18137 items sold for   $3 or less
24127 items sold for   $4 or less
29894 items sold for   $5 or less
37306 items sold for   $6 or less
43755 items sold for   $7 or less
49063 items sold for   $8 or less
54602 items sold for   $9 or less
58411 items sold for $10 or less
59674 items sold for $11 or less
64744 items sold for $12 or less
69467 items sold for $13 or less
73923 items sold for $14 or less
76686 items sold for $15 or less
78701 items sold for $16 or less
81965 items sold for $17 or less
84814 items sold for $18 or less
86627 items sold for $19 or less
or 62% of our total 2017 auctions

    That means that over 86,000 of the 140,000 auctions we held in 2017 ended at under $20 each! We know that in those auctions with the $19 buyers premiums, they did not have even ONE auction end at under $20, because even when an auction ends at just $1 in their auctions, the $19 buyers premium brings it to $20, so EVERY auction they hold costs the buyer at least $20, plus shipping.

Doesn't it make sense to spend your money where it goes the absolute furthest? We only charge the actual cost of shipping (often far less, when a buyer buys multiple items). Every week, we auction around 3,000 items in our Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday auctions combined, and it is a certainty that some fair percentage of them sell for "bargain" prices in every set of auctions, and there are often some absolute "steals"!

Of course, we also sell LOTS of high quality movie paper, and OUR sales results are 100% accurate (you don’t see items coming back to auction over and over). In 2017 alone, we auctioned 9,267 items for over $100, and we auctioned 426 items for $1,000 or more, and every one of those items had accurate condition descriptions!

Our total sales for 2017 were $5,596,923 (which means we have averaged well over five million in sales per year the past five years), and we have now held over 1,391,000 auctions in all! Our total sales have substantially risen over the 28 years we have been auctioning movie paper, while most other auctions keep seeing steadily declining total sales, and eBay, once the foremost place to auction vintage movie posters, has virtually totally imploded!

So whether you are looking for great bargains, or the finest movie paper, or anything in-between, remember that we have auctioned more original vintage movie posters for more money than everyone else in the entire world, and we have done so for 28 years, and we are the only auction anywhere with a lifetime guarantee. We have honest unenhanced images of all we auction and we give true customer service!

Click the image below to see a larger version, and to see images of some of our highest selling posters in 2017 (and all of those REALLY sold to the highest bidder)!

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Also, please read the following two pages of Consignor Reviews - Page 1, Page 2, and two pages of Customer Reviews of our company - Page 1, Page 2, which shows you in our customers' own words exactly what makes our company and our auctions so very different from all others!

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