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DoneSun, May 2, 2010 3:00 PM GMT

Poster Celebration

On Sunday, May 2, 2010, Poster Auctions International is proud to celebrate 25 years of poster auction with its 50th auction of 500 lots of rare, vintage posters.

Perhaps our greatest collection of posters ever offered, masterpeices from Art Nouveau to Art Deco and beyond, this sale draws from a host of stellar private collections from around the world, the variety and quality, as ever, unmatched in today's market.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Automobile Posters (42 rare images: Cappiello's maquette for Charon Automobiles, Geo Ham's 1933 Monaco Grand Prix, René Vincent's Bugatti,Loupot's Voisin Automobiles); Aviation Posters (24 classics: Brossé's Nice Aviation, Tichon's 1910 Lyon Air Show, Dorival's 911 Air Show, some never before offered images, including a 1920s Cuban Air Meet); Buffalo Bill (the Wild West comes alive in eight posters, including a 9-sheet woodblock billboard not previously recorded); Silk Posters (delicate, luminous Belle Epoque posters on silk: Camps, Cappiello, Mucha - including an incredible Reverie); Mele (a dozen spectacular images for the Naples store, by Dudovich, Metlicovitz and others); Mistinguett (Gesmar, Rougement, Cappiello, Selten, Zig); Propaganda (from Rockwell, Ungerer, Obama images to the famous recent anti-minaret poster from Switzerland); Soviet Posters (Stenberg Bros., Lavinsky); Southern Pacific (a series promoting travel to California); WPA posters.