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Clayton, CA, United States
DoneSat, Apr 21, 2007 7:00 PM GMT

Auction 23 - International Posters

Our 23rd San Francisco poster sale will be held on April 21. The auction features 442 poster lots of the themes Travel & Sports (Railway, Ocean Liners, Auto, Sports, General Travel), Military & Propaganda, Advertising, Art & Culture, and Work Incentive.


The sale will begin with 63 ADVERTISING posters (inc. Cappiello, Hohlwein) from the 1890s through the 1960s and a selection ART & CULTURAL EVENTS posters, ranging from rare Art Nouveau pieces (Peske) to European and American modern graphic design and rock posters (Kieser, Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg). Following a selection of MATHER WORK INCENTIVE posters is a collection on approx. 100 MILITARY & PROPAGANDA poster, mostly from World War I (including such rarities as Flagg's I Want You, Bull's Join the Army Air Service and several Jewish Welfare posters. More auction highlights can be found among the extensive section of 200+ TRAVEL & SPORTS posters. They include two rare American Yosemite travel posters from the 1930s, a small collection on Australia travel posters, several zeppelin travel and other aviation items, a collection of railroad posters from the 1920s through the 1950s and several maritime pieces.