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October 24, 2018
By James Massey, What Sells Best News

NEW YORK - Sotheby's is reporting an extremely rare movie poster from the 1932 horror classic, The Mummy, may fetch up to $1.5 million in their October 31 (Halloween) auction. Find out why it's so valuable, in this 2-minute video shared by Sotheby's.

The story sparked a curiosity about what-sells-best in vintage posters. So we put together the following report, using free price research data provided by one of our long cherished sponsors, the good folks at eBay.

By the way - The report's only meant to be illustrative of 'generally valuable' posters, it is not comprehensive. To do more extensive free-research on poster values, particularly those that may be life-changing treasures, try our free Collectibles Price Research page.





Top Five eBay Posters on eBay

The following example includes Auctions and Buy It Now listings on eBay, and demonstrates the highest prices offered by buyers, around the time this report was published.

Top 5 eBay

To find out how much eBay buyers are currently offering, you can check today's top sold posters (research tips).


What Sells Best by Subject, Style & Originality

Besides checking top sold posters overall, you can also compare the results by different subjects and styles of posters.

Research Tips - If eBay's results seem off. Try selecting All Listings, and sort by Price: highest first, as shown below. If you only see ads at the top of a page, you'll need to scroll down a bit to see the results.

Please let us know, if you're experiencing any limitations on eBay's mobile site.


Todays, Top-10 Movie Posters on eBay

Another way to track top posters on eBay, is by checking today's highest-bid active auctions. However, keep in mind this is just a snapshot in time. Selling prices can soar to Top-5 levels in the final-days of an auction.

TIP - eBay allows you to put items on a Watch List and will send you your choice of a Text or Email Alert reminders as the auctions end, draws near.

Aliens (film) Film Movie Program Signed by Cast Sigourney Weaver

High Bid: $1,225.00
Bids: 37
Time Left:
6h 56m

Sam Raimi Spider-Man 1-3 Cast Signed Movie Posters Including Stan Lee w/Holo

High Bid: $800.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
4d 5h 3m

Alien (film) Film Movie Program Signed by Cast Sigourney Weaver

High Bid: $355.00
Bids: 26
Time Left:
6h 58m

GOODFELLAS 11x17 movie poster JSA ( Signed By 10 Cast Members)

High Bid: $286.00
Bids: 8
Time Left:
1d 22h

Alien 3 (film) Film Movie Program Signed by Cast Sigourney Weaver Charles S. Dut

High Bid: $255.00
Bids: 11
Time Left:
6h 42m

Jean Claude Van Damme & Bolo Yeung Autographed Bloodsport 16x24 Poster ASI Proof

High Bid: $255.00
Bids: 3
Time Left:
2d 13h 10m

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (film) Film Movie Program Signed by Cast

High Bid: $202.50
Bids: 9
Time Left:
6h 45m

national lampoons christmas vacation poster Signed By Chevy Chase , Randy Quaid

High Bid: $202.50
Bids: 24
Time Left:
7h 31m

The Dark Knight (film) Movie Program Signed by Cast Christian Bale Michael Caine

High Bid: $197.63
Bids: 34
Time Left:
7h 6m

Escape from New Film Movie Program Signed by Cast Kurt Russell Lee Van Cleef Er

High Bid: $102.50
Bids: 15
Time Left:
2d 10h 4m




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