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    Original One Sheets

    I haven't been in the market for a while (going back to the prequels), but I've been checking eBay lately for the more recent films. What should I be looking for or asking about to ensure I'm getting an "original" poster (not someone else's reprint)? In the past, if you had "Version A" in the corner, you were usually ok. Is that still present? Do they still label the reprints as such? Is double sided safe? While I'm not totally picky about getting perfect edges and mint quality, I do want to know that I'm not over paying for work not done by Lucasfilm/Disney.

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    Check out www.emovieposter.com. It's an original movie poster auction site. They auction hundreds of original vintage and modern movie posters each week. You can find many Star Wars posters. I've used them a few times and have been very happy. I am lucky to have purchased most of my vintage Star Wars posters back in the early 80's.

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    ...as a vintage collector, I also sell original posters on eBay under jonthejedi.

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    I'm not sure if there is NSS info on today's posters, and forgers can certainly do double-sided repros now. I would try to find out as much info as possible. Cinemasterpieces sells originals but expect to pay top-end. They have an article on SW fakes but it is for the vintage posters.

    movieposter.com is also a reputable seller of originals.

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    The National Screen Service stopped distributing theatrical material, like 1-sheet posters, in the 1980’s...and the company itself hasn’t been around since 2000.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jedi_Matt View Post
    I haven't been in the market for a while (going back to the prequels), but I've been checking eBay lately for the more recent films. What should I be looking for or asking about to ensure I'm getting an "original" poster (not someone else's reprint)? In the past, if you had "Version A" in the corner, you were usually ok. Is that still present? Do they still label the reprints as such? Is double sided safe? While I'm not totally picky about getting perfect edges and mint quality, I do want to know that I'm not over paying for work not done by Lucasfilm/Disney.
    Indeed...in the case of SW, you have to be careful. Even NSS codes can be duplicated. Often, printing with off-colors can be a tell. Most posters in the 70’s came from the NSS folded. I have a Rolled cardstock Style A(Tom Jung) that was used in the early 80’s for the home video market.

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