Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Clayton, CA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 1, 2008 7:00 PM GMT
Poster Auction 26 - International Posters
Our 26th San Francisco poster sale will be held on November 1. The auction features 384 poster lots related to Travel & Sports, Military & Propaganda, Advertising, Art & Culture, and Work Incentive. The sale will begin with 78 ADVERTISING posters from the 1890s through the 1960s, followed by a selection of MODERN DESIGN and CULTURAL EVENTS posters. A selection of 1929 MATHER WORK INCENTIVE posters precedes a large collection of American and European MILITARY & PROPAGANDA posters from 1910 to 1945. The sale concludes with a fine selection of approx. 140 TRAVEL & SPORTS posters. Among the highlights are Ludwig Hohlwein's "Ueberetscher Champagner" (lot 19), Bara's "You Are Wanted By U.S. Army” (166), Walter Herdeg's "St. Moritz" (271), Carl Moos' "Zermatt" (282), Adolpho Hohenstein's "Monte Carlo" (317), a stunning Pan American Airways poster from the 1930s (318), and Eileen Mayo's "Australia" (351).