Rare Movie Posters Consigned From KIRK HAMMETT's Collection Sold At Dallas Auction

According to PaulFraserCollectibles.com, an extremely rare insert movie poster for Fritz Lang's groundbreaking 1927 sci-fi classic "Metropolis", consigned from the collection of METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett, sold for $47,800 in the Friday, March 19 Signature Movie Poster Auction at Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas, Texas.

"This great poster is not only a wonderful piece of film history," said Grey Smith, Director of Movie Posters at Heritage Auctions, "it's also a fabulous piece of graphic art and well worthy of claiming the top spot in this auction."

Also from the Kirk Hammett collection, a 1933 oversized Swedish version poster for RKO's landmark "King Kong" sold for $28,680.

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