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    Rare Howard Chaykin Signed Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Advance Poster (TCF, 1977). Vintage original poster measuring 20" x 29". This is the first poster ever issued for Star Wars. It was never distributed to theaters. Designed by comic artist Howard Chaykin and featuring an early Star Wars text logo designed by Ralph McQuarrie, the poster was printed in 1976 to be sold at San Diego Comic-Con and Kansas City World Con. The bottom of poster reads: "Poster 1 1st Edition Artist: Howard Chaykin Luke Skywalker © The Star Wars Corporation 1976". Signed by the artist in the lower right blank border. Among the rarest of Star Wars posters. Rolled, never
    folded. Exhibiting age, handling, some creasing throughout and edge wear. In Very Good condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.


    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    June
    28th Monday
    Auction Dates
    July
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
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    8 Days
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