Vintage Posters Auction
on Friday 12th July 2019
Lots: 1-49 of 270
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Lot 1
Anon Jack the Germ-Killer, Euthymol Tooth Paste, original poster printed c.1914 - 50 x 38 cm
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 2
Anon Jack the Germ-Killer, Euthymol Tooth Paste, original poster printed by Meerloo c.1914 - 76 x 51 cm

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 3
Anon Euthymol Tooth Paste, original poster No 149 printed by Wood Rozelaar c.1914 - 76 x 51 cm

Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 4
Anon Peugeot 402, original poster printed by Draeger c.1935 - 116 x 156 cm
Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £300
Lot 5
The Riga City Museum, Ludolfs Liberts and Konrad Ubans art exposition 1923, poster printed by Golts u. Jurjans - 69 x 50 cm

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 6
Peter Blake (b.1932) Babe Rainbow, original printed tin sign produced by Metal Box Carlisle 1968 - 66 x43 cm The sign was acquired directly from Hudson Scott (Metal Box) at the time of production.

Commissioned and distributed by Dodo Designs, 185 Westbourne Grove, London W.11. in 1968,
"Babe Rainbow, a fictitious lady wrestler, is the most recent in a line of wrestlers I have painted", said Peter Blake at the time "These include Irish Lord, X. Doktor K Tortur, Kamikaze, and Les Orchidees Noires."
"She is twenty-three years old and has broken her nose in the ring. She was born in New Cross, London. She is the daughter of the notorious Doktor K Tortur ."
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £410
Lot 7
Ellis (Clifford 1907-1985) and (Rosemary 1910-1998) Exhibition of Historical and British Wallpapers Suffolk Galleries, original poster printed by Baynard c. 1950 - 76 x 51 cm
Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 8
Great Civil Air Display at Brooklands 1933, original poster - 51 x 38 cm; W Fairclough High Wycombe Berkshire BR Carriage print - 25.5 x 50.5 cm; and The High Wycombe Adsvertiser Newspaper Wednesday July 1 1896 (3)
Sold for:   £52
Lot 9
Starlight Parade, an original poster printed for Viking Films Ltd c. 1938 - 66 x 50 cm
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £11
Lot 10
Kendal Brown Snuff, Gawith Hoggarth & Co, original hanging showcard showing men playing Chess - 44 x 32 cm; and two other advertisements Sunlight Soap Bubbles 1886 and The Gamblers, International Stores Ceylindo Tea 1911 each around 76 x 51 cm (3)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 11
Eclair Coloured Films, original poster printed by Dangerfield c.1912 - 101 x 76 cm
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 12
Anon Pasquali Films Turin, Attract The World, original poster printed c.1912 - 101 x 76 cm
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £92
Lot 13
Anon The American, Flying and Beauty Films, original poster printed for The American Co (London) Limited by Jordison c. 1912 - 101 x 76 cm
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 14
Anon Sellig Films Now Showing (Roman Centurion) original poster printed c. 1912 - 101 x 76 cm
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 15
Anon Star Film Great Drama, (Polar Bear) Now Showing To-Day, original poster printed c.1912 -57 x 43 cm; Anon Urbanora Star Films Now Showing, original poster printed c.1912 -74 x 51 cm; and Lubin Draws Crowds Daily, printed c.1912 - 101 x 76 cm (3)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £175
Lot 16
Ronald Searle (1920-2011) Lemon Hart Rum, Have a good rum for your money, original poster printed c. 1950 - 76 x 51 cm
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 16A
Benedictine, two sets of six original menu cards, printed in France c.1910 each - 16 x 11 cm (12)
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 17
Chas Willis Book Early to see the Graham Moffat Comodies, original poster printed by Haycock c.1930 - 76 x 51 cm; three colour lithographs by Ralph Cleaver for the National Conservative Assoc. c.1900, each - 43 x 56 cm (4)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £6
Lot 18
Charles Paine (1895-1967) Salmon Fishing, original poster Z6 issued by the Empire Marketing Board, printed by David Allen c.1928 - 100 x 150 cm
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1630
Lot 19
Geo Dorival, 5 eme Exposition de Locomotion Aerienne Grand Palais 1913, reproduction Serigraphic poster by Loite - 160 x 115 cm
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £12
Lot 20
David Cobb (1921-1914) British Seagull Every Dingy a Motor Dingy, original poster printed by Lovell & Curtis c.1950 - 78 x 52 cm
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 21
John E Sutcliffe (1875-1922) Save your happy memories with a Kodak, original poster printed by Henry Jenkinson c. 1920 - 76 x 51 cm
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 22
Anon Exide The Long-Life Car Battery, original poster printed c. 1945 - 76 x 51 cm
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 23
Cunningham (Oswald Hamilton b. 1883) Ford The General Utility Car, original poster printed by Alegra London 1917 - 76 x 51 cm

A very rare motoring poster issued during WW1, a copy is held in the V&A which had been presented to the museum by Frank Pick Advertising Manager of the Underground Electric Railways
Estimate:  £700 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 24
V. Mundorff Vier Deutsche Meister auf DKW, original German motorcycle racing successes poster 1936 - 92 x 32 cm

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 25
John Mckenzie East Africa, a pictorail map poster, printed 1961 - 66 x 54 cm
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 26
A collection of thirty-eight American Patriotic work incentive advertising cards, including Stop the leaks, Excuses get you nothing, Here comes the boss, Team work, Tomorrow never comes, That job higher up, and Never mind the bumps, colour lithograph cards printed by C J Howard Inc. Chicago 1925 each - 12 x 18 cm (38)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 27
Bert Thomas (1883-1966) How Bill's Boots Bucked-UP British Business, Buy British poster No 9 printed by William Brown & Co Ltd 1931 - 76 x 50 cm
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 28
Anon An Extra 3d, Buy British poster No 15 printed by William Brown & Co Ltd 1931 - 76 x 50 cm
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £36
Lot 29
Anon Thanks ! Buying British has put me in a job, Buy British poster No 25 printed by William Brown & Co Ltd 1925 - 76 x 50 cm
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 30
Sharpe (William Leonard 1905-1979) Kepp on Buying British it helps us all ! Buy British poster No 26 printed by William Brown & Co Ltd 1931 - 76 x 50 cm
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 31
Charles Pears (1873-1958) Herring Packing, original poster P.3 printed for the Empire Marketing Board by Sir Joseph Causton c.1928 - 99 x 150 cm
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 32
V L Danvers (Verney 1895-1973) The Comfort of Air Travel by Imperial Airways, poster brochure showing cutaway view of Heracles Class "Horatius" Air Liner, printed by Ben Johnson June 1932 - 74 x 50 cm
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 33
Dominic Charles Fouqueray (1869-1956) Lulworth Cove See Britain First on Shell, original poster No 7 printed by J Waterlow 1925 - 76.5 x 114 cm
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 34
Dominic Charles Fouqueray (1869-1956) Lynmouth See Britain First on Shell, original poster No 13 printed by J Waterlow 1925 - 76.5 x 114 cm

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 35
G D Armour (George 1864-1949) Quality Tells ! Flat Racing (The Derby) Shell Oil & Shell Petrol , original poster No 146 printed by Waterlow 1926 - 76 x 114 cm
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £710
Lot 36
Eckersley (Tom 1914-1997) Address Your Letters Correctly, original GPO poster PRD 380 printed by James Haworth 1944 - 76 x 101 cm
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 37
Alick Knight Minimum Inland Printed Paper Rate 1 1/2D, printed for HMSO GPO PRD 668 - 76 x 51 cm; Noel Spencer (1900-1986) Market Place Norwich Always include your postal code, GPO poster PRD 1187 - 39 x 27 cm (2)

Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 38
John Vickery (1906-1983) Outposts of Empire Central Australia and Ceylon, GPO posters PRD 185, 186, 1937 - 51 x 63.5 cm; Noel Spencer (1900-1986) Market Place Norwich Always include your postal code, GPO poster PRD 1187 - 39 x 27 cm (3)

Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 39
John Vickery (1906-1983) Outposts of Empire Ceylon, GPO posters PRD 186, 1937 - 51 x 63.5 cm; Noel Spencer (1900-1986) Market Place Norwich Always include your postal code, GPO poster PRD 1187 - 39 x 27 cm (2)


Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £74
Lot 40
John Vickery (1906-1983) Outposts of Empire Central Australia, GPO posters PRD 185 1937 - 51 x 63.5 cm; Noel Spencer (1900-1986) Market Place Norwich Always include your postal code, GPO poster PRD 1187 - 39 x 27 cm (2)


Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £66
Lot 41
E McKnight Kauffer (Edward 1890-1954) Outposts of Britain A Postman in Northern Ireland, GPO poster PRD 206 1937 - 102 x 127 cm This is a rare larger format poster
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £52
Lot 42
E McKnight Kauffer (Edward 1890-1954) Outposts of Britain A Postman in the Pool of London, GPO poster PRD 204 1937 - 102 x 127 cm This is a rare larger format poster
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £52
Lot 43
Peter Edwards (dates not known) Old Compton Street, Soho, original GPO poster PRD 1078 1960 - 74 x 92 cm

Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £68
Lot 44
A collection of ten GPO posters from the "Please use the correct address" series, including Rossiter Bassenthwaite, MacTaggart Bass Rock, Dunlop Stanton, 1960 - 1965, each - 74 x 92 cm; Peter Edwards Old Compton Street, Soho, Please us the correct District Number, PRD 1078, 1960 - 74 x 92 cm; and Robert Scanlan (Born 1908) Post Office Savings Bank 1861-1961, GPO poster PRD 1210 1961 - 74 x 92 cm; McKnight Kauffer Outposts of Great Britain Pool of London and Lands End PRD 199-2001938, each 74 x 92 cm; The Post Office at the Docks, PRD 1346(3) - 74 x 92 cm; John Vickery (1906-1983) Outposts of Empire Ceylon, GPO posters PRD 186, 1937 - 51 x 63.5 cm; and Noel Spencer Market Place Norwich PRD 1187- 39 x 26 cm (10)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £205
Lot 45
E M Ripley Look Before opening, two different, GPO JPC posters, ten other GPO/JPC posters inc. Krol's Post Office Savings Bank, Tilley's Good Idea, Crooked Columns, Memo's are meant to be read, and Check his identity c.1960 each - 38 x 25 cm; and Noel Spencer (1900-1986) Market Place Norwich Always include your postal code, GPO poster PRD 1187 - 39 x 27 cm (12)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £13
Lot 46
To letters to the Forces Send Airgrams, printed for HMSO GPO PRD 340 1944 - 37 x 25 cm; Beaumont Send him greetings 1944/45, HMSO GPO PRD 394 1944 - 37 x 25 cm; three others Crooked Columns, Memo's and The Key to your money - 37 x 25 cm; and Noel Spencer Market Place Norwich (6)

Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £17
Lot 47
Stan Krol An aid to correct addressing, The Key to your money, and 2 Birds in the hand..., each - 37 x 25 cm; and five others inc Keep your figures in line, All depend on you !, Overweight bags, each - 37 x 25 cm (9)

Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 48
Keeping In Touch, The Post Office at the Docks, original poster PRD 1346(3) printed for GPO by Sydney Lee - 73 x 92 cm
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 49
A Rossiter Bassenthwaite in the Lake District, Please Use the correct address, original poster PRD 1098 printed for GPO by J & Co - 73 x 92 cm

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £74
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