This is not considered a flaw or defect. This Restored movie poster is graded C8.5, or Very Fine to Near Mint. This grade is generally the highest grade a restored original movie poster can receive.Original movie posters are graded, from the top down, as C10 (Mint), C9 (Near Mint), C8 (Very Fine), C7 (Very Good to Very Fine), C6 (Very Good), C5 (Good to Very Good), etc. It is difficult to find any C10 (Mint) original movie posers pre 1985. Originally, prior to restoration the poster was graded at a C6.5, Fine Plus.
It is also standard practice to disclose the original grade of any original movie poster that has been restored and is on the market for sale. The restoration was highly successful, particularly focusing on some brittleness of the paper, tears and separation at the folds. That said, the incredibly rich and vibrant colors you see now in the poster were there prior to restoration. This original poster is ready for framing and display immediately.The very minor flaws noted above are generally not visible unless one does a very close inspection of the poster, as I have done. There is little doubt that the poster, once properly framed and displayed, will make a truly magnificent, striking, and memorable addition to any original movie poster collection. It was Columbia's sequel to their 1938. Briefly, the plot is that amateur criminologist Richard Wentworth, formerly the masked vigilante, The Spider, brings his former alter ego out of retirement for 15 action-packed chapters to help his old friend, police commissioner Kirk (Kirkpatrick in the pulp novels), battle a dangerous, power-obsessed maniac called.
This mysterious crime lord and his henchmen threaten the world with acts of sabotage and wholesale murder in an effort to wreck and dismantle the U. If you have any questions, please contact me. The representations for this movie poster are honest, complete, and accurate. The photos you see are of the exact item you will be purchasing. We do not use "stock" photos.If you have any other interests in original movie posters, please take a look at my other listings. And I continue to add listings generally each week or so. The item "THE SPIDER RETURNS Rare Original Movie Poster, 27x41, C8.5 Very Fine/Near Mint" is in sale since Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\1940-49". The seller is "4306bakbarry" and is located in Nokesville, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.