DO YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING ON LAMP
Looking for the perfect poster for that special movie poster collector
in your life for Christmas? Why take the chance at the online
auctions? You can DEPEND on the Reputable LAMP Dealers to come
through for you this Christmas.
We currently have over 30,000 posters for sale on LAMP.
(15,000 pictured and 15,000 in the "Not Yet Pictured" section
of our Movie Poster Data Base).. PLUS
We also have access to all of our LAMP Dealers' inventories -- meaning
that we have over 2 million posters of all sizes, types,
nationalities -- all at your disposal. If you don't see what you're
looking for, contact us and we'll check with our LAMP Dealers.
ALSO - Don't forget about all the poster accessories
and services that are available from our LAMP Dealers: frames; lightboxes;
storage supplies; restoration, etc.
NOW AVAILABLE.. The new LAMP Movie Video Database
is OPEN... with over 3000 HARD TO FIND Videos
and DVDs like Hercules, Westerns, Silent films, serials and
horror. and more being added daily.
BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING ...
Don't take the chance! Look for the LAMP Seal
before making ANY purchases.
If you need more info on what our dealers offer, please contact us
I will help you find what you're looking for.
2006 MOVIE POSTER CALENDARS
Calendars make perfect Christmas gifts -- and what better
calendar than one representing beautiful movie poster art.
Here are just a few samples of the great movie poster art 2006
To see some of the beautiful calendars available, click
assist our recovery from Hurricane Katrina, we are going to be adding
more inventory to Susie's Corner. We have to make some room and
earn some money while we wait on insurance adjusters. You can see
the list by clicking on the blue button below
WE MUST BE DOING SOMETHING RIGHT!
While we were struggling through our Katrina woes personally,
the LAMP sites continued online, garnering even bigger visitor stats.
For example, since September, we are averaging over 7,000 visitors
each day; 50,000 visitors per week, and 200,000 visitors each month.
January 2006 marks LAMP's Five Year Anniversary, and we
are planning even bigger and better things for LAMP in 2006.
NEW LAMP ARTICLES
Ed has been adding to the Studio Logo articles that trace
the various logos used by movie studios through the years. This logo
information is an important tool for dating a movie poster. He has recently
updated the Studio Logo articles for these studios:
More logo articles will come in the future.
Plus, we have added a new article located on the home
page of LAMP-International
to International Movie Posters
MUSICAL & ANIMATION
The Christmas Season is the perfect time for Movie Poster
Bid's "Musical & Animation Festival" Movie Poster Auction.
The auction will take place from December 1-10, 2005.
For more information or to see the preview catalog, click
MOVIE POSTER SALE
The Reel Poster Gallery has sold a German International
movie poster for the classic 1927 German film "Metropolis"
for a world record $690,000 to a private collector from the United States.
The sale beat the previous record for a movie poster of $453,500, set
in 1997 by a poster for the 1932 film "The Mummy."
Graphic artist Heinz Schulz-Neudamm designed the sepia-colored poster
featuring the futuristic skyline which helped make Fritz Lang's film
famous. The art deco poster is one of only four known copies in existence.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York and Berlin's Film Museum have one
each while another is in a private collection.
Congratulations to Tony Nourmand and his staff.
Advance Preview Galleries
Vintage Hollywood Posters IX
and Texas at the Movies Auctions
for mid-December, Bruce Hershenson of emovieposter.com has released
Advance Preview Galleries for his popular Vintage Hollywood
Posters IX auction and the Texas at the Movies auction,
both to be held on eBay. The Vintage Hollywood Posters IX
auction is filled with highly desirable items, from all years, genres,
and price ranges! The preview gallery includes a small thumbnail of
every item, and the year and size (ALL items are from the very first
release of each movie, unless otherwise noted, and IF NO SIZE IS NOTED,
then the poster is a one-sheet).
Texas at the Movies Auction will feature a single
owner collection, all focused on posters related to Texas (selling
the best of the legendary Jack DeVere collection). This Texas-sized
auction of Texas-related movie paper is sure to receive a great deal
of out-of-the-hobby publicity
To see these new Advance Preview Galleries, click
HERITAGE'S NOVEMBER 11th
AUCTION RESULTS --
$1.5 MILLION IN SALES
to Grey Smith and his staff at Heritage Auction for an absolutely outstanding
The November 11 Heritage "Live" Vintage Movie
Poster auction grossed over $1.5 Million in sales. 941 of the items
sold. This is an incredible 94% sell-through.
Some of the highlights include:
Wings - One Sheet -
Thief of Bagdad - One Sheet -$54,625.
Sabrina - Italian - $19,550
Out of the Past - One Sheet - $11,500
Wayward Canary -One Sheet -$32,500
Song of Songs - One Sheet - $18,400
For more information about this and future auctions, visit
their website HERE.
Check Out The New Changes to
These LAMP Dealer Websites
Amazing 3rd Planet
3rd Planet has launched a new version of their great website. Reade
and company will be offering 10% off all posters as of Nov. 1 as a
celebration of the launching of their new site.
Amazing 3rd Planet offers museum quality near mint
posters whenever possible, and in some cases, they are able to find
a pristine mint uncirulated example that has been perfectly preserved
for the better part of half a century. Simply put, they collect vintage
posters and offer the highest level of customer care and support to
all from beginning collectors to those seeking the rare and hard to
find. They offer a money back guarantee and guarantee of authenticity
on every they sell.
To check out these great changes, click HERE.
Gene and Mike Arnold have revamped their popular poster website.
Visitors can enjoy browsing their vast selection of original and reprinted
movie posters. Also, to better serve their customers, they have partnered
with AllPosters. So, if you don't find the movie poster you're looking
for, check out AllPosters, who in addition, carry art, sports, music
and TV posters.
Visit their website HERE.
ALSO - THESE LAMP DEALERS HAVE ADDED NEW INVENTORY TO THEIR WEBSITES:
Be sure to visit these great websites.
MPDB ARCHIVE STATS:
items for sale that are not pictured.
It's been three months since our lives were totally
changed by Hurricane Katrina. While things are slowly improving, we
are by no means "back to normal," If you would like to read
about how life is down in the "Big Easy," click HERE.
BIGGER and a little BETTER each day - building a new direction