ENEMY FROM SPACE, '57 Quatermass Sci-Fi LC #5 BEST CARD
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Sold Date: 09/19/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Original 11x14-inch U.S. lobby card was produced to promote the 1957 British sci-fi / horror film, ENEMY FROM SPACE, which starred Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sid James, Bryan Forbes, William Franklyn, Vera Day, Charles Lloyd Pack, Tom Chatto, John Van Eyssen, Percy Herbert, Michael Ripper, John Rae, Marianne Stone, Ronald Wilson and Jane Aird. The film was directed by Val Guest and written by Nigel Kneale. ENEMY FROM SPACE was released in Endland as, Quatermass 2. It is part two of the classic Quatermass sci-fi film trilogy. This is an original studio-produced movie item -- NOT a copy or reproduction. The card -- #5 of the set -- features a great shot of a badly burned man descending on a metal staircase, after a deadly encounter with the monster. This is a used lobby card that has a number pinholes in the white & yellow border areas, a few border smudges, and a light scratch on the right side of the image. The card has also darkened a bit with age. This is most noticeable because the right border has not darkened, so you can notice the difference from the other borders. However, none of these flaws are too distracting, and otherwise, the card is in solid good+condition. It is pictured below.
We strive to grade all items accurately and in addition, give detailed descriptions of all major flaws. Our grades of condition are as follows:NEAR MINT: Unused condition. This card has little or no signs of handling, with sharp edges and bright colors..... EXCELLENT: Clean and bright with little visible wear. This card may have been used lightly, but t are no major flaws. It may have mild flaws, such as a few tiny pinholes on the borders, or slight dings on the edges..... VERY GOOD: This is a used card, but the artwork is generally clean and bright. However, upon closer inspection it will show signs of use. The card will have some -- but not all -- of the following flaws: pinholes, smallish tears or wear around the edges, tiny border chips, light scratches, smudges, mild soiling, tape on borders, slight discoloration, light surface marks, minor repairs. The card will still display pretty well. GOOD : Still presentable, and should look decent in a frame, but this a well-used card with noticeable flaws. The card will probably have some-- but probably not all -- of the following flaws: wear/tears around the borders, pinholes, creases, tape on borders, smudges, border chips, browning, soiling, light bend lines, repairs, scratches, mild fading, small holes, waviness, moderate discoloration, surface marks..... FAIR : Heavy wear and a number of noticeable flaws. The card will have some or all of the following flaws: heavy border wear, tears around the edges, lots of pinholes, border chips, browning, brittleness, smudges, soiling, creasing, tape on borders, major repairs, scratches, fading, discoloration, waviness, heavy surface marks, writing on card. Cards in this condition could use restoration, but they may do until a better example comes along..... POOR: Major problems and countless flaws. Cards in this condition are in need of major restoration......... For more information on this card, please see the image below. VIEW OUR OTHER AUCTIONS TO SEE MORE VINTAGE LOBBY CARDS AND OTHER MOVIE RELATED ITEMS. Florida residents are subject to Florida state sales tax. We use USPS Priority Mail to ship packages and insure each order for full value. Domestic postage charge will be $6 - $7 for most one pound packages -- with these exceptions: 1. T may be an additional charge for packages weighing more than one pound. 2. T will be an additional insurance fee for items that sell for over $50. Buyer pays all shipping and insurance costs. COMBINE ITEMS TO SAVE ON SHIPPING COSTS ON BOTH OF OUR LISTING IDs ..... TOYSANDPOSTERS or BUYMYTOYZ
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