Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Invaluable, the premiere online auction marketplace

On June 29 & 30, Invaluable The world’s premier auctions will be teaming up with Profiles in History to auction off a variety of exceptional movie memorabilia pieces. We are pleased to present this offering of over 1,400 lots from the unparalleled historic collection of Everett, who has collected and preserved these rarest and often one-of-a-kind pieces for posterity.

This auction will contain some of Morris' exceptional and most valuable pieces, such as the Metropolis move card and Babe Ruth Poster from Babe Comes Home, along with other rare pieces from The Wizard of Oz, King Kong, Casablanca, Gone with the Wind and others, will definitely procure substantial offers. These are just some of the notable items awaiting bidders.

This auction, Day 1 and Day 2 Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction Part I, will be on June 29 & 30, 2015, starting at 11:00 AM PST on both days and will feature a selection of 1406 noteworthy auction lots. Items being offered as part of the sale include one-of-a-kind pieces from the collection of Morris Everett, Jr. including vintage movie lobby cards, posters and collectibles, many of which have been deemed some of the most significant movie promotional pieces ever made. Many items will be of interest to those who love classic science fiction, horror and fantasy.

Here are a few lots for example,

Lot 24: Metropolis lobby card, Estimated Price: $20,000 - $30,000 Metropolis lobby card. (UFA, 1927) Color lobby card for Metropolis. Thematically one of the best cards in the set, featuring fantastic Paramount color and design. To the best of our knowledge, this is believed to be the only existing example of this card. Virtually unhandled. The original German poster for this film has twice sold privately, for well in excess of 1 million dollars. In very fine condition.

Lot 416: Frankenstein lobby card, Estimated Price: $10,000 - $15,000 Boris Karloff lobby card for Frankenstein. (Universal, 1931) Color lobby card for Boris Karloff in Frankenstein. One of the best cards in the set. Professionally cleaned with marginal repairs. Now presents as fine condition.

Lot 464: A rare color lobby card for King Kong, Estimated Price: $6,000 - $8,000 King Kong Empire State Building lobby card. (RKO, 1933) Color lobby card for King Kong. Widely considered the best in the set and one of the most highly desired horror lobby cards in existence. In very fine unrestored condition.

Lot 491: The Wizard of Oz lobby card Estimated Price: $6,000 - $8,000 The Wizard of Oz title-lobby card. (MGM, 1939) Color title-lobby card for The Wizard of Oz. Moderate retouching to correct corner pinholes and other minor handling. Now presents as very fine.

Feel free to check out other memorabilia items, as well as our other collectibles up for auction: