AntikBar has teamed up with Poster Mountain, the world’s premier vintage poster and fine art conservation and restoration studio, to offer linen backing and restoration services. Our price list is given below. Linen backing can be ordered with your purchase at checkout (see below); restoration costs will depend on poster condition. Please contact us for restoration quotes and if you would like any further information.
Linen backing and restoring vintage posters using acid-free and reversible methods will preserve and protect these works of art, making them more durable and smoothing out minor paper folds and creases. Further restoration may be required for water staining, paper loss, mildew, colour fading etc. to bring a poster back to its original glory.
Poster Mountain's exceptional restoration services will ensure your poster's long-term monetary stability and aesthetic qualities. Based in California, USA, their international client base includes The Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences (The Oscars) - the Margaret Herrick Library Graphic Arts Collection, MGM Studios, Universal Studios, Warner Bros. Studios, art galleries, dealers and private collectors. Visit their website and watch their YouTube video for more information:
|Linen Backing (inches)|
|One Sheet (27x41)||£100|
|Three Sheet (41x81)||£250|
|Six Sheet (81x81)||£400|
|Half Sheet / Insert||£75|
|French Two Panel (63x94)||£400|
|Italian One Panel (39x55)||£170|
|Italian Two Panel (55x79)||£285|
|British Quad (30x40)||£100|
|Belgian / Daybill||£50|
|Small Sizes||from £50-85|
|+ Restoration (per hour)||£75|
How It Works
You can purchase linen backing for your poster according to its size directly from our website (see below), and send it to us by registered mail or deliver it to us in person. Our address is: AntikBar, 404 King's Road, London SW10 0LJ.
We will confirm receipt of your poster before sending it to be linen backed. There are no extra charges to you; we will take care of postage costs to and from Poster Mountain in California.
Your poster will be photographed by Poster Mountain before and after linen backing. We will send you a high resolution photo and discuss any additional restoration that may be required.
When completed, your poster will be sent back to us in London and, if additional restoration was required, we will issue you a final invoice. Payment can be made by bank transfer, PayPal, credit card, cash or cheque. You can then pick up your poster from us in person or we will send it to you; postage costs may apply and should be paid for separately by invoice.
“Can I say a big thank you to everyone who was involved in the restoration of the Steve McQueen Bullitt poster. I have been blown away at the standard of work carried out by all who worked on it and the easiness of communication. It’s now being framed and will be in pride of place shortly. I hope this will be the first of many projects. Many thanks, D.”
“I received the quad this morning, and all I can say is I'm 100% satisfied, the linen-backing & restoration are flawless - Poster Mountain have done the best work I've ever seen and I hope to have many more posters done by them. Thanks again, B.”
“Super job! I have just compared the latest image to the one I took before I sent the poster to you. What a transformation. I’ll certainly want to use you / Poster Mountain again. S.”
“Once again Poster Mountain have done a superb job, thanks very much. B.”
“Fantastic service and quality - have had many vintage posters linen backed through Antikbar and Poster Mountain and they've never ceased to impress. Superb results. M.”