Unseen Star Wars poster artwork to be sold at action in Hertfordshire

The auction features over 490 lots, including a collection of over 200 posters and artwork from the archive of award-winning creative agency, Feref,

Monday, 19th April 2021, 12:03 pm

Incredible lots from Star Wars: The Return Of The Jedi, Get Carter, Top Gun and Aladdin are to go under the hammer in upcoming Hertfordshire auction.

The auction is taking place on Thursday, April 22, and will be live streamed online for fans to track the action and participate in bidding themselves.

Auction lots can be viewed by appointment at Prop Store’s UK headquarters in Hertfordshire.

Lot 484 Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi (1983). Est. £200 - £300
Lot 484 Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi (1983). Est. £200 - £300

Original negatives from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) are expected to sell for between £500 and £700.

Mark Hochman, Prop Store’s Poster Consultant, said: "The Feref Archive Collection is an extensive selection of images from one of Great Britain's leading media advertising agencies, in the form of exclusive Signed Proof Prints, Colour Transparencies, Negatives and Production Photographs, some familiar; "Flash Gordon" and "Big Trouble in Little China" and some only being seen for the first time by the public; "Get Carter", "Top Gun", "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi" amongst many.

"They provide an incredible in depth look at the behind-the-scenes workings and machinations that is involved in bringing a film poster to life and provide a unique opportunity to own a piece of cinematic history.”

Items to be sold at Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction will include:

Lot 109. Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Get Carter (1971) Est. £300 - 500

> Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980). Estimate £500 - £700

> Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Get Carter (1971). Estimate £300 - £500

> Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Get Carter (1971). Estimate £300 - £500

> Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980). Estimate £200 - £300

> Original Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi (1983). Estimate £200 - £300

> Original Transparencies and Negative with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from The Knight (1980s). Estimate £100 - £200

> Original Negatives with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from Top Gun (1986). Estimate £100 - £200

> Original Poster Concept Transparencies and Negatives from Aladdin (1992). Estimate £100 - £200.

Auction lots can be viewed by appointment only, email [email protected] for more details.