Vintage Posters Sale
on Thursday 18th December 2014 at 2.00pm
Lots: 144-192 of 313
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Lot Description and Estimate Images Sold For
144

Rosima Mantovani Gutti (1851-1943) For Your Children, original National Savings poster printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode 1920 - 63 x 82 cm
Condition - Grade B+ tear on folds
Estimate: 30-50

    
145

Defence of the Realm at the Court of Buckingham Palace The 12th Day of August 1914, original letterpress poster with printed signature of Almeric Fitzroy (Civil Servant) printed by H&S August 1914 - 89 x 57 cm
Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 50-80

20
146

Remember Belgium Enlist To-Day, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 16 printed by Henry Jenkinson December 1914 - 49 x 38 cm
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 100-150

220
147

W H Caffyn (1870-1958) Come Along. Boys !, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 22 printed by Haycock-Cadle April 1915 - 75 x 50 cm
William Henry Caffyn trained as a lithographer and worked in London as an illustrator of posters magazines and books. In the early 1900s he designed advertising posters for Bovril which became well known.
Condition - Grade B+
Estimate: 150-250

150
148

He did his duty. Will You do Yours ? (Portrait of Field Marshall Lord Roberts after Bassano ) original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 20 Welsh version printed by Johnson Riddle - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade B+ mounted on white paper
Estimate: 100-150

    
149

What in the end will settle this war? Trained Men It is Duty to become one, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 34 printed by Truscott - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade B+ mounted on white paper
Estimate: 100-150

    
150

Halt ! Who goes there ? If you are a friend, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 60 printed by Hill Siffken January 1915 - 101 x 62 cm
Condition - Grade B+
Estimate: 200-350

160
151

The "Recruiting Sergeant" original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 129 printed by David Allen September 1915 - 102 x 63 cm Catalogued by the HMSO in 1921 as a "Striking poster which needed no title"
Condition - Grade A mounted on linen
Estimate: 200-350

110
152

World War 1 British Soldier, original lithograph printed on reverse of unused advertising posters for cut out standing beckoning figure for use at recruiting station, printed by G P Ltd October 1918 - 182 x 101 cm
Condition - Grade A mounted on linen
Estimate: 100-150

    
153

Spotted Guns Deceive Airmen and Another Hun Fort Falls, two Daily Mirror News stand posters; and six others including Offer of Japanese Troops, Peace of a Kind Proposal, Turks Lose 20,000 Men in Dardanelles and Another German Spy Shot, Ivangorod Taken, each around - 65 x 50 cm Circa 1916 (8) trimmed
Condition - Grade B+

Estimate: 50-80

20
154

News stand posters, including London Illustrated The Kitchener Mystery Solved, No Hun Peace, Anti British Plot in New York, Morning News The Accident to the King, Churchill's Defence, and Compulsion Debate, each around - 65 x 50 cm Circa 1916 (8) trimmed
Condition - Grade B+
Estimate: 50-80

    
155

News stand posters, including Daily Mail Shell tornado on the Somme and Salonika raid pictures, John Bull The Czar's message, Verdun Battle still raging, each around - 65 x 50 cm Circa 1916 (9) trimmed
Condition - Grade B+

Estimate: 50-80

    
156

Answer the Call Right Quickly, original PRC small strip poster No 64A printed by Chorley & Pickersgill - 14 x 79 cm
Condition - Grade B folds small tears lo lhs
Estimate: 40-50

25
156A

Cold-Blooded Murder remember Germany's Crowning Infamy, The sinking of the Lusitania with hundreds of Women & Children Enlist To-Day, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 97 blue and red letterpress printed by Roberts & Leete - 102 x 64 cm; and There are Three Types of Men, Those who hear the call and obey.. To which do you belong ?, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 103 printed by Abbey Press - 74 x 49 cm (2)
Condition - Grade B folds tears



Estimate: 100-150

    
157

What Burns said - 1782 Holds Good in 1915, showing a Wedgwood Cameo of Robbie Burns and his poem I'll go and be a sodger, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster printed by David Allen July 1915 - 76 x 51 cm

This is one of the three Parliamentary Recruiting Committee which is not numbered in the series.

Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 70-100

30
158

Rally Round the Flag, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 2 red and blue letterpress printed by Hanbury Tomsett & Co 1914 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade B+

Estimate: 100-150

95
159

Your King and Country Need You Join the Army Until the War is Over, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 3 red and blue letterpress printed by L.S. & Co November 1914 - 76 x 50 cm
Condtion - Grade B+

Estimate: 200-250

110
160

Offer your Services Now Our Brave Soldiers at the Front Need Your Help, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 6 red and blue letterpress printed by L.S. & Co December 1914 - 76 x 50 cm

This poster numbered 6 was the replacement for the withdrawn "Kaiser's Insult" poster in the previous lot which had also been given the same number.
Condition - Grade B+
Estimate: 100-150

    
161

The Scrap of Paper Prussia's Perfidy- Britain's Bond, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 7 printed by Hanbury Tomsett & Co 1914 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade B+
Estimate: 100-150

    
162

Lawson Wood (1878-1957) Your King & Country Need You, A Chip of the old block, original Parliamentary Recruiting poster No 18 printed by Dobson Molle 1914 - 102 x 76 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 100-150

90
163

Frank Dadd (1851-1929) The Veteran's Farewell Enlist Now!, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 24 printed by Petty & Sons - 75 x 50 cm

This image was originally used in 1914 for a Messrs Abdulla & Co Ltd Cigarettes advertisement
Condition - Grade A/B
Estimate: 100-150

    
164

If you cannot join the Army - Try and get a Recruit, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 32 printed by Haycock-Cadle January 1915 - 48 x 74 cm
Condition - Grade A fold
Estimate: 100-150

    
165

More Men are Wanted for His Majesty's Army, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 33 red and blue letterpress detailing Who May Enlist, Terms, Pay and Allowances , printed by Hazell Watson & Viney March 1915 - 81 x 55 cm
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 50-100

30
166

What in the end will settle this war ? Trained Men, It is Your Duty to become one, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 34 printed by Jas Truscott - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade B fold small loss top right
Estimate: 100-150

    
167

Germany's Battle Cry is "Germany over all" and her Navy drinks to "The Day" when she hopes to Smash Britain's Fleet, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 39 printed by Howard & Jones Ltd January 1915 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A fold
Estimate: 100-150

50
168

What in the end will settle the war ? Trained Men it is your duty to become one, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 47 slip printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd - 17 x 82 cm
Condition -Grade A
Estimate: 60-80

30
169

If the Cap Fits YOU Join the Army To-Day, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 53 printed by A White - 76 x 51 cm white background version
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 200-250

110
170

Arthur Wardle (1864-1949) The Empire Needs Men! Australia Canada India New Zealand, All answer the call, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 58 printed by Straker Bros January 1915 - 76 x 51 cm

This poster was withdrawn from publication in 1915 as South Africa had not been included in the list of Countries that answered the call of duty, a revised version was immediately issued replacing the offending list with the wording "Oversea States"
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 200-300

130
171

What will your answer be when your boy asks you, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 61 printed by Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd - 51 x 76 cm
Condition - Grade A fold

Estimate: 150-200

    
172

Frank Dadd (1851-1929) The Veteran's Farewell Enlist Now !, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 63 printed by Straker Bros Ltd - 75 x 51 cm

This image was originally used in 1914 for a Messrs Abdulla & Co Ltd Cigarettes advertisement

Condition - Grade B fold and creases
Estimate: 100-150

    
173

Men To Delay is Dangerous When Your Country Needs You Enlist Now, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 67 printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd - 74 x 54 cm
Condition - Grade B fold small tears
Estimate: 100-150

    
174

Boys ! Come Along You're wanted, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 80 printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd April 1914 - 51 x 76 cm
Condition - Grade A fold
Estimate: 200-250

100
175

W & D Downey photo vignette of the King George V, Surely you will fight for your King and Country Come along, Boys, before it is too late, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 83 printed by Jas. Truscott & Sons Ltd - 74 x 50 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 50-80

45
176

Lionel Edwards (1878-1966) At the Front ! Every fit Briton should join our brave men at the Front Enlist now, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 84 printed by E S Robinson Ltd - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A small tear
Estimate: 100-150

150
177

F Gardner We're both needed to serve the Guns! Fill Up the ranks ! Pile up the Munitions ! , original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 85B printed by Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd - 102 x 127 cm

Although not signed, a smaller version 51 x 76 cm of this poster is signed F Gardner thus the attribution here. This poster illustrates well the traditional image of socialist unity, a British infantryman and munition worker amicably shake hands with the tools of their trades in the background.

Condition - Grade A folds

Estimate: 200-300

300
178

New Scale of Separation Allowances For Soldiers Wives and Children, From March 1st 1915 , original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 89 blue and red letterpress printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd - 153 x 102 cm

This fascinating and detailed poster claims that if you Enlist your dependants will be well provided for.

Condition - Grade B+ folds
Estimate: 50-100

65
179

Come and Do Your Bit Join Now, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 93 printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd August 1915 - 102 x 127 cm

A smiling young Soldier in Khaki beckons the onlooker to join him.

Condtion - Grade A folds
Estimate: 200-300

140
180

1805 "England Expects" 1915 are you doing your duty To-Day ?, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 101 printed by Seargeant Bros Ltd - 51 x 76 cm

Condition - Grade B+ fold


Estimate: 150-200

    
181

Your Country Wants You and 300,000 More Men Like You Don't Wait But Join Now, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 102 printed by C W Faulkner & Co Ltd - 100 x 62 cm

Condition - Grade B folds and tears
Estimate: 50-100

35
182

There are Three Types of Men, Those who hear the call and obey.. To which do you belong ?, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 103 printed by Abbey Press - 74 x 49 cm

Condition - Grade A fold
Estimate: 50-70

30
183

Anon. Go! Its Your Duty Lad Join To-Day, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 109 printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd August 1915 - 102 x 127 cm
Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 150-250

160
184

It is going to be a long drawn out struggle... The Prime Minister at the Guildhall November 9th 1914, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 110 printed by Roberts & Leete - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade B+ small tears
Estimate: 50-70

35
185

Bernard Partridge (1861-1945) Take up the Sword of Justice, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 111 printed by David Allen June 1915 - 76 x 51 cm

This famous recruiting poster published two months after the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on 7 May 1915 maximising the propaganda opportunity over the public's outrage over the German Navy sinking the Flagship Cunarder. Partridge drew illustrations for books and for the press joining Punch in 1891, becoming chief cartoonist in 1909. He was Knighted in 1945 and continued to work up until his death.
Condition - Grade B loss caused by poster being folded when printed
Estimate: 150-200

50
186

Bernard Partridge (1861-1945) Take up the Sword of Justice, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee Card No 110 printed by David Allen June 1915 - 49.5 x 30.5 cm

This is a rare hanging show card in sepia of the design by Bernard Partridge.

Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 200-250

    
187

Gerald Wood's Join the brave throng that goes marching along, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee large poster No 124 printed by Beck & Inchbold Ltd - 48.5 x 205 cm on two sheets

A long narrow design showing grinning British Infantryman, the poster was most likely used for display on Buses or Tramcars

Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 200-300

270
188

Which ? Have you a reason or only an excuse for not enlisting Now ! , original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 128 printed by Abbey Press - 76 x 51 cm

In the 1921 HMSO Catalogue of War Literature the description for this design states "Artistic letterpress poster in four colours, some plain speaking to slackers"

Condition - Grade B+ fold
Estimate: 250-300

    
189

The "Recruiting Sergeant", original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 129 printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd September 1915 - 99 x 63 cm

In the 1921 HMSO Catalogue of War Literature the description for this entry states " A striking poster which needed no title"

Condition - Grade B folds small tears
Estimate: 350-400

    
190

V Soutril's "Anibyniaeth which calls for its bravest man", original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee blue letterpress poster No 148 Welsh version printed by Roberts & Leete - 76 x 51 cm
A silhouette of a Howitzer Artillery Battery with Aircraft overhead

Condition - Grade A fold


Estimate: 250-300

    
191

J B Baldwin His Majesty's Foot Guards, Irish, Scots, Coldstream and Grenadier Guards, original Army Recruiting poster Army Form B207, printed by Jowett & Sowery 1909 - 81 x 64 cm
Condition - Grade A/B mounted on linen

Estimate: 300-400

    
192

Attrib. Ernest Ibbetson (1877-1959) His Majesty's Army, Special Reserve, original poster Army Form B 2093, printed by Taylor Garnett Evans & Co Ltd circa 1914 - 83.5 x 64 cm
Condtion - Grade A/B mounted on linen

Estimate: 300-400

    
 
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