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    The Empire Strikes Back (20th Century Fox, 1979). Very Fine on Linen. Japanese B1 (40.25" X 29") Advance.
    One of the best ways to notify audiences of a continuation to the blockbuster hit, Star Wars, was to showcase the world recognized image of the evil Darth Vader, as seen in this poster from the much loved sequel. We have sold a couple of copies of this poster without the upper tagline. This is the first time Heritage has sold this scarce B1 with the line of type above the Vader head. The other style shows the title as Star Wars 2. The poster was previously folded and has had some touchup to fold lines and slight airbrush to the white lower credit box.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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