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Clayton, CA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 4, 2006 8:00 PM GMT

Auction 22 - International Posters

Our 22nd San Francisco poster sale will be held on November 4. The auction features 336 poster lots of the themes Travel & Sports, Advertising, Art & Culture, Film and Work Incentive.

The sale will begin with 65 ADVERTISING posters from the 1890s through the 1950s and a small selection of MATHER WORK INCENTIVE posters. The ART & EVENTS section includes rare works by rock poster legend Günther Kieser as well as many European and Ameican modern graphic design pieces. Some of the auction's highlights can be found among the 50 MOVIE POSTERS, f.ex. a rare German one-sheet for the Hitchcok classic Blackmail and the German three-sheet for Grand Hotel. The sale concludes with a fine selection of approx. 150 TRAVEL & SPORTS posters. Among the highlights are Ludwig Hohlwein's Zoologischer Garten (Panthers) from 1912, a beautiful 1930s Graf Zeppellin poster by Ottomar Anton and a printer's proof for a poster from the 1956 Olympic Games in Stockholm.