Monday, July 22, 2013
BIDDING FOR RARE FRANKENSTEIN INSERT AT $70K
Bidding for an extremely rare piece of monster memorabilia is at $70,000 with a few more days to go. The insert for the 1931 FRANKENSTEIN is among a group of scarce and never before scene lots being offered by Heritage Auctions. Bidding for the FRANKENSTEIN insert has been slowly climbing and could yet reach the possible high-water mark of $100,000,
Here is the update from the HA newsletter:
An original 1931 Frankenstein movie poster insert will provide a monster payday for the collector who bought it as a teenager for only a few dollars at a local antique store and later kept it in the closet for over 30 years when it crosses the block July 27-28 as part of our Movie Poster Signature® Auction. The vibrant insert, measuring 14 inches by 36 inches, is expected to realize $100,000+.
"This is an amazing Holy Grail for collectors," said Grey Smith, Director of Movie Posters at Heritage. "Every year it seems we uncover a rarity few people ever knew existed. We're happy to bring these finds to light and are just thrilled when they find new homes in excellent collections."
UPDATE @ 10:33 PM PST - Bid stands at $75,000!