Are these vintage billboards or
Each billboard is an original
vintage paper movie advertisement. These billboards date back to the mid
forties through the mid sixties. We have no reproduction billboards in our
Are these posters or full-size billboards?
These are not posters. These are
vintage full size. Billboard sizes vary from 9 ft x 9 ft, up to 20 ft x 10 ft. Please
check billboard description for size.
Why do I see billboards in different shades of color across?
We photograph each sheet separately
and by using photo shop we bring together the billboard. Sometimes we photograph
at a different time of a day, therefore you see different shades of color
across the billboard.
Are these billboards made out of
paper or plastic?
All the billboards are made out of
How rare are these billboards?
These billboards are quite rare, as
most billboards made of paper were displayed then scraped off when they were
removed. They have a date range from the mid 1940's through the mid 1960's. Our
billboards are original. Most of our
billboards listed are one of a kind.
How did you determine the price of
Prices of these movie billboards are
based on the style of artwork, the product being advertised, and the age and
condition of the billboard. Prices range from $100 up to $20,000..
Are these billboards one sheet of
Each billboard comes in several
different pieces. Each billboard varies from six to 30 pieces. These pieces are
laid out and overlapped to form one large billboard. Each billboard is in a
bundle where the pieces are folded together.
Some of the billboards appear
wrinkled is this normal?
You may notice creases and folds in
some of the photos. The fold lines and can usually be successfully flattened
out when the assembly process is done by yourself. The creases are harder to
flatten out. The billboard will be shipped unassembled in a flat cardboard box.
Since the billboards are folded what
can be done about the folds and creases?
These billboards have been folded
since the day they were made. You can decrease the sharpness of the folds and
creases by laying each piece under something heavy such as sheetrock to help
flatten them out.
Are the billboards on the website
No, to glue a billboard together you
need to start gluing it from left to right lining up the pieces of the
billboard as you go. You will need a big area to do this and it does take time
and patience to get it to line up correctly.
How do most customers display their
Most customers frame the billboard
and hang it on a wall. If you use light weight boards the frame is easier to
hang. These movie ads make wonderful
displays in family rooms, restaurants, bars, antique malls, flea markets, and
If you have any additional questions
on anything we have not covered please email us.