Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSat, May 09, 2020 11:00 AM EDT
Fair Lawn, NJ, USA
Russian & Soviet Propaganda Posters 1918-1962
This auction sale consists of 110 Soviet propaganda posters. A lot of pre-WWII lots are present in this sale. Topics range from glorifying the power of education and labor to anti-fascist, anti-capitalism propaganda and space exploration. Traditionally, a wide range of WWII themed posters is also presented in this collection.
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