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Amazon Announces Entertainment Collectibles Store Offering Sought-After Memorabilia from Entertainers of the Past and Present

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the Entertainment Collectibles Store (amazon.com/entertainmentcollectibles) which offers more than 350,000 unique and rare collectibles, including memorabilia from Academy Award and Grammy winning artists and honorees. Serious collectors and casual fans alike will discover a broad selection including celebrity autographs, authentic props and wardrobe from popular movies and TV shows, musical instruments from legendary musicians, autographed original vinyl albums and much more.

Amazon customers can browse collectibles by item type, entertainment type, autographed, price and year to find everything from classic photographs and original manuscripts to signed artist contracts and autographed movie posters.

“Entertainment Collectibles is an exciting new category offering a vast selection of past and present Movie, Music and TV memorabilia,” said Peter Faricy, vice president of Amazon Marketplace. “There is something for everyone. Fans will find keepsake items from their favorite artists, actors and icons of entertainment, and aficionados will discover some of the rarest items for their collections. With hundreds of thousands of items, the store has a wide range of memorabilia to delight any entertainment enthusiast.”

New items coming to the Entertainment Collectibles Store include a large collection of recognizable props and wardrobe used in the making of “Silver Linings Playbook,” which is nominated for multiple Academy Awards. Items available include Bradley Cooper's running costume, costumes from Jennifer Lawrence and the screen-used copy of “A Farewell to Arms” that Mr. Cooper's character throws during the film.

“This store is a great opportunity for Premiere Props and our customers as Amazon provides an incredible platform for us to engage movie and television fans, and collectors. Every item from Premiere Props comes with an embossed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity. With numerous upcoming studio releases, Premiere Props will offer some of the most highly sought after collectibles from some of the largest movie franchises,” said Daniel Levin, Executive Vice President of Premiere Props. “We have been in the collectible business working with film studios and collectors for over 14 years and we are very excited to expand our reach to Amazon's worldwide customer base. We have always been impressed with the ease of purchasing on Amazon."

Whether looking to expand a collection or shopping for a special gift, customers will find entertainment memorabilia from past and present icons of music and cinema, including The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, One Direction, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Johnny Depp - as well as collectibles from today's hottest cultural phenomena including “Star Wars,” “Star Trek,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Hobbit,” “Game of Thrones,” and “The Twilight Saga.”

As part of Amazon's ongoing effort and focus to offer only the highest quality items and authenticated memorabilia, merchants must be pre-approved to sell in the Entertainment Collectibles Store. Merchants interested in selling in Amazon's Entertainment Collectibles Store can learn more by contacting Amazon at www.amazonservices.com/contactus.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon's developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the most-advanced e-reader ever constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light for reading in all lighting conditions, extra-long battery life, and a thin and light design. The new latest generation Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, now features new, improved fonts and faster page turns. Kindle Fire HD features a stunning custom high-definition display, exclusive Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers, high-end, laptop-grade Wi-Fi with dual-band support, dual-antennas and MIMO for faster streaming and downloads, enough storage for HD content, and the latest generation processor and graphics engine—and it is available in two display sizes—7” and 8.9”. The large-screen Kindle Fire HD is also available with 4G wireless, and comes with a groundbreaking $49.99 introductory 4G LTE data package. The all-new Kindle Fire features a 20% faster processor, 40% faster performance, twice the memory, and longer battery life.

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Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition, management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment and data center optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially could affect Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

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