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(4) James Bond Original/ Rare Movie Posters W/ Linen Backed & Studio Release Versions

Lot Number 850

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Order another martini, ”Shaken, not stirred” of course, for this offered quartet from Ian Fleming’s famed man with the golden gun. 007 graces (4) original theatrical posters with: 1.) 1971 ”Diamonds Are Forever” (one sheet, Linen Backed, framed); 2.) 1979 ”Moonraker” (half-sheet, rolled, framed); 3.) 1981 ”For Your Eyes Only” (one-sheet, folded, advance); 4.) 2002 ”Die Another Day” (one-sheet, rolled, advance).

1971 “Diamond Are Forever”:
After a one film run with George Lazenby as “007”, Sean Connery entertains audiences once again suiting up for another portrayal of the extraordinary James Bond. The offered 27”x41” one sheet poster has been professionally Linen Backed and elegantly placed into a rustic copper frame (minor dings) to the dimensions of 32”x45”. Displaying vibrant colors and graphic art work, fold lines are minimally present with some very minor wrinkles showing upon close inspection. One of the finest examples offered.

1979 “Moonraker”:
The first Bond film to gross over $200 million at the box office, ”Moonraker” took movie goers and fans into ”outer space. Presented as an original 22”x28” half sheet movie poster, the relic is housed in a blue frame (moderate condition, 22 ¼”x 28 ¼”). Originally rolled (unfolded) for storage, the poster shows little blemishing with light toning and very minor creasing. A fine example ready for restoration and presentation.

1981 “ For Your Eyes Only” :
An unrestored 27”x41” original US one sheet advance poster with light toning/fraying around the edges. Slight paper loss is present along the lower fold lines mainly visible in the “red” area, with pin holes in common areas. There is a scratch visible in the lower left quadrant. This poster was later recalled due to its sexually graphic depiction.

2002 “ Die Another Day”:
Studio only release 27”x41” US original one sheet poster. While the piece has been stored rolled and not folded, there are small wrinkles present. As well as a small tear in the top border, there is paper loss in the lower right corner and the reverse corners (from tape removal).

The winning bidder has the option of having the posters carefully removed from their frames and rolled to reduce shipping costs.

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