Acrylic Display Cases For The Impossible Collection
At Display Developments we are proud to have been associated with the Impossible Collection, the world’s finest collection of 1000 original DC Comics. Working to a very tight schedule, we were contracted to manufacture 119 clear acrylic display cases in time for the private viewings on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd March at their premises in London.
We were tasked with specifically designing the following items for this project and they were all completed in just 10 days.
Seven different types of 5 Sided Perspex Cases with 15mm clear Perspex plinths and clear Perspex Comic Stands.
Single and Double Sided Display Cases 1200mm x 1300mm in 5mm and 10mm clear Perspex complete with Internal Comic Display Supports
Large Floor Standing Display Cabinets 1200mm x 2000mm high in 5mm and 10mm clear Perspex each with 4 shelves and supporting 25x Different Display Stands
In total the above included 477 Special Comic Display Stands to display the 1,000+ comic collection
The private viewing took place in London ahead of a worldwide tour. The Impossible Collection (DC Chapter) has taken over 16 years to assemble and the exhibition includes over 1,000 original comics featuring well know iconic characters such as Superman and Batman.
Many of the rarest comics in the world are on display with highlights including the highest graded copy of Action Comics No 1, featuring the first ever appearance of Superman. This is widely considered to be the Holy Grail of comics and launched the whole superhero genre, which is now represents a multi-billion-dollar industry spawning movies, television, merchandise and apps. This particular comic has rarely changed hands since its first publication in 1938 and has perfect-white pages as its original owner stored it carefully in a cedar chest in the mountains of West Virginia and worth in the region of £2.3m.
On the evening a host of VIPs and leaders in the fields of film and comic books gathered to celebrate the official unveiling of the Impossible Collection – arguably the best kept secret in comic book history.
This launch of the Impossible Collection ties in with the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on 25th March 2016.
The Impossible Collection is on private display at London’s St Pancras Renaissance Hotel but is then set to embark on a global tour starting in London later this year.
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