Lot # 996: Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - Poster Development Art

Stock #135670

This lot will be auctioned on Thursday, July 1st. The auction will begin at 9:00am PDT and lots are sold sequentially via live auctioneer; tune in to the live streaming broadcast on auction day to follow the pace. Note other lots in the auction may close on June 29th or June 30th.

Poster development art from John G. Avildsen's sports drama Rocky. Low-level boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) fought champion Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers).

This lot consists of a hand-drawn sketch of the film's poster featuring Balboa rendered in graphite on vellum. Included is a glossy black-and-white photo version of the same image with red ink writing and a translucent lay-over paper featuring hand-written notes in red ink. They exhibit signs of wear from age and use, but remain in good overall condition. Dimensions: 22" x 28" x 1" (56 cm x 71.25 cm x 2.5 cm)

Sold without copyright; see notice in the Buyer's Guide.

Estimate: $500 - 700

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

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