you interested in collecting movie posters? Movie poster collecting can be
a great hobby. Are you interested in buying a movie poster and want to know
more before you purchase? Do you have a movie poster and want to know more
about it? Then – you’re at the right place!
is no quick approach to learning the fascinating world of movie poster
collecting. In fact, the word "movie poster" is used to
describe a wide variety of types and styles of advertising paper products
that movie studios use to promote their films. All of these paper
items fall into the category of "movie art" – which includes
movie posters, card items, press and promotional items.
buying a movie poster seems like a simple decision on the surface,
the world of collectible movie art can get very complicated. You can
make some very costly mistakes if you are not fully informed. Whether
intentional or not, many of the "original movie posters"
that are being sold today, particularly through online auctions, do
not meet the strict criteria used by collectors to deem a poster as
"legitimate collectible movie art." The term "movie
poster" is applied across the board to include many items that
ARE NOT CONSIDERED COLLECTIBLE to movie art collectors. A movie poster
is considered to be "collectible movie art" only after it
meets certain specific criteria. In addition, the word "original"
is often misunderstood to mean "collectible," but there
is a big difference.
buying, selling or simply trying to determine what you have, there
are six key areas with which you should become familiar. If you are
not looking to collect, the two levels of the breakdown should suffice.
If your goal is to become a collector, we strongly suggest that you
follow through all levels.