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    Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1976). Very Fine+ on Linen. Howard Chaykin Promotional Poster (20.5" X 29").
    A veritable treasure for Star Wars collectors, this is the incredibly rare Howard Chaykin poster printed in the summer of 1976, to be sold at San Diego Comic-Con and WorldCon in Kansas City. Chaykin, a Marvel comics artist, produced the artwork utilizing a handful of stills and paintings by concept artist Ralph McQuarrie, designer of the early Star Wars logo seen on the poster. Only about a thousand of the posters were printed, with very few surfacing. Restoration has addressed pinholes and minute tears. The borders have been mostly airbrushed, and there is a faint unobtrusive stain in the lower border. To many, this is the holy grail of Star Wars posters, and it would no doubt make an excellent center piece for any collection from George Lucas' epic science fiction saga.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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