Vintage Posters Sale
on Thursday 18th December 2014 at 2.00pm
Lots: 193-242 of 313
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Lot Description and Estimate Images Sold For
193

Field Marshall Lord Roberts He did his duty are you doing yours?, original Heliochrome colour photo printed by Waterlow - 64 x 51 cm; and The Kaiser's Insult , original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster Nos 5 and 6, red and blue letterpress printed by L.S. & Co and Hazell Watson October to November 1914 - 76 x 50 cm; and General Mobilization Army Reserve (Regular and Special Reservists), original letterpress poster Army Form D 427 ( to be used when whole of the Army Reserve is called out) printed for HMSO by Hazell Watson & Viney August 1914 - 54 x 42 cm (3)

The first poster is referred to as the "Frontispiece" in the War Office Inventory of Parliamentary Recruiting Posters which as to come to light amongst the Maxted Collection of posters.

Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 200-300

    
194

Field Marshall Lord Roberts He did his duty are you doing yours?, original Heliochrome colour photo printed by Waterlow - 64 x 51 cm; The Kaiser's Insult, Rally Round the Flag, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster Nos 5 and 6, red and blue letterpress printed by L.S. & Co and Hazell Watson October to November 1914 - 76 x 50 cm; and General Mobilization Army Reserve (Regular and Special Reservists), original letterpress poster Army Form D 427 ( to be used when whole of the Army Reserve is called out) printed for HMSO by Hazell Watson & Viney August 1914 - 54 x 42 cm; The Scrap of Paper, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 7 printed by H.T & Co 1914 - 76 x 51 cm; and three others including More Men are Wanted, PRC No 115 and two War Savings posters ( (7)
Condition - Grade A and B
Estimate: 200-350

100
195

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; 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; Frank Dadd (1851-1929) The Veteran's Farewell Enlist Now!, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 24 printed by Petty & Sons; 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; en To Delay is Dangerous When Your Country Needs You Enlist Now, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 67 printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd - 76 x 51 cm; two others - War and Saving and More Men are Wanted , red and blue letterpress - 76 x 51 cm; and General Mobilization Army Reserve (Regular and Special Reservists), original letterpress poster Army Form D 427 ( to be used when whole of the Army Reserve is called out) printed for HMSO by Hazell Watson & Viney August 1914 - 54 x 42 cm (8)


Estimate: 200-400

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196

Rally Round the Flag, Your King and Country Need You and Men of the Empire, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster Nos 2,3 and 4, red and blue letterpress printed by L.S. & Co November 1914 - 76 x 50 cm; and General Mobilization Army Reserve (Regular and Special Reservists), original letterpress poster Army Form D 427 ( to be used when whole of the Army Reserve is called out) printed for HMSO by Hazell Watson & Viney August 1914 - 54 x 42 cm (4)
Condition - Grade A/B folds
Estimate: 300-400

    
197

Your King and Country Need You, Offer your services, and The Kaiser's Insult , original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster Nos 5 and 6, red and blue letterpress printed by L.S. & Co and Hazell Watson October to November 1914 - 76 x 50 cm; and General Mobilization Army Reserve (Reular and Special Reservists), original letterpress poster Army Form D 427 ( to be used when whole of the Army Reserve is called out) printed for HMSO by Hazell Watson & Viney August 1914 - 54 x 42 cm (4)
Condition - Grade A folds


Estimate: 300-400

250
198

Princess Mary 1915 Gift Box, made of brass with embossed lid, containing a card "With Best Wishes for a Victorious Year from Princess Mary and friends at Home 1915" and a brass 303 shell case with silver plated bullet pencil wrapped in tissue paper - 13 x 8.5 x 3 cm This is one of the boxes which were found recently in an unopened cartoon sealed since 1915, the box was opened by Lady Emma Kitchener at our Great War Exhibition at the Chalke Valley History Festival 23-29 June 2014. Please watch film of the opening http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k6dMTzwfWo
Estimate: 300-350

    
199

Princess Mary 1915 Gift Box, made of brass with embossed lid, containing a card "With Best Wishes for a Victorious Year from Princess Mary and friends at Home 1915" and a brass 303 shell case with silver plated bullet pencil wrapped in tissue paper - 13 x 8.5 x 3 cm This is one of the boxes which were found recently in an unopened cartoon sealed since 1915, the box was opened by Lady Emma Kitchener at our Great War Exhibition at the Chalke Valley History Festival 23-29 June 2014. Please watch film of the opening http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k6dMTzwfWo
Estimate: 300-350

    
200

Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) Back Him Up Buy War Bonds, original WW1 poster auto-lithograph printed by The Avenue Press Circa 1918 - 101 x 152 cm

This is a toned-down version of the first poster Frank Brangwyn designed for the National War Savings Committee, published in 1918. In the first a portrait format poster was captioned 'Put Strength In The Final Blow. Buy War Bonds' the falling soldier is more dramatically portrayed, suspended in mid-air, with the battlefield below and the dead figure prominently crumpled on the ground beneath. A proof for the design of 'Back Him Up . . .' bears the caption 'He Needs Your Help Now Buy War Bonds', but was then changed to focus on the British soldier's strength and to avoid any implication of weakness. Such was the impact of the poster that the Kaisar, is said to have a put a price on Brangwyn's head

Condition - Grade B mounted on old linen
Estimate: 600-800

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201

Edith Kemp-Welch (1870-1941) Remember Scarborough ! Enlist Now, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 41 printed by David Allen January 1915 - 150 x 99 cm Edith Kemp-Welch was the less known older sister of Lucy and was a painter of portraiture and landscapes.

Condition - Grade A mounted on linen
Estimate: 600-800

900
202

Rally Round the Flag Every Fit Man Wanted, original Parliamnetary Recruiting Committee poster No 1 red and blue letterpress printed by Hanbury Tomsett & Co 1914 - 76 x 51 cm. This was one of the first posters published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee in early October 1914

Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 500-600

440
203

E J Kealey (Active 1914-1930's) "Fall In" Answer Now in your Country's Hour of Need, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 12 printed by Hill Siffken & Co November 1914 - 74 x 50 cm
Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 250-350

    
204

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 A
Estimate: 300-500

360
205

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 A

Estimate: 300-350

    
206

H Oakley Think ! Are you content for him to fight for YOU ?, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 38 printed by Chorley & Pickersgill - 51 x 76 cm
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 200-250

    
207

Thousands have answered the Nation's Call but you may be the one.., original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 94 printed by Seargeant Bros Ltd - 72 x 50 cm
Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 150-200

    
208

The Prime Minister "No Price can be too high when honour and freedom are at stake" , original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 99, letterpress printed by James Upton Ltd - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 50-100

    
209

Remember The Lusitania Enlist To-Day, original Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster No 95 black and red letterpress printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd - 102 x 127 cm

A more factual information propaganda poster than the previous lot playing on the immoral jubilation of the Germans over the sinking.
Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 200-300

    
210

Designer Unknown Save the Nation's Bread, Waste No Want Not !, original WW1 poster No 16 printed for the Ministry of Food by David Allen - 76 x 51 cm; 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; and J P Beadle (James Prinsep 1863-1947) It's worth while ! That's why, Buy War Savings Certificates, original poster No 36 printed by HH Ltd September 1917 - 76 x 51 cm (3)
Condition - Grade B folds, small tears and losses
Estimate: 200-400

    
212

Interwar Period Recruiting - Stock poster circa 1930 - 89 x 63 cm

Provenance: Arthur A Walton Sherwood Foresters Regt

Condition - Grade A folds

Estimate: 100-150

    
213

Mac Amphibians British and Allied, Landing Vehicles Tracked, original WW2 poster No 29 printed by Fosh and Cross June 1945 - 51 x 76 cm

Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 40-50

45
214

A Games (Abram 1914-1996) Army Education Scheme, What can you do in Civvy St. ?, original ABCA poster printed for HMSO by Feild - 76 x 51 cm; and Mac's Amphibians British and Allied, Landing Vehicles Tracked, original WW2 poster No 29 printed by Fosh and Cross June 1945 - 51 x 76 cm (2)

Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 70-100

95
215

Fougasse (Kenneth Bird 1887-1965) Once is too often ... jamming my brakes on !, Air Diagram 1335 issued July 1940 - 27 x 38 cm

Condition - Grade A pin holes
Estimate: 150-200

160
216

Fougasse (Kenneth Bird 1887-1965) Once is too often ... taking off before my engine's warmed up !, Air Diagram 1336 issued July 1940 - 27 x 38 cm

Condition - Grade A pin holes
Estimate: 150-200

160
217

Charles Wood (dates unknown) North Africa "The Merchant Navy was there ! " Merchant Navy Comforts Service, original WW2 poster printed by McCorquodale - 76 x 51 cm

Condition - Grade A mounted on linen with small restoration to folds and tears
Estimate: 100-150

50
217A

C E Turner (1893-1965) La Gra Bretanha Defensora daLiberdade, A raid by "Hudsons" of the Coastal Command on German shipping at Aalesund Norway, W Krogman (dates unknown) La Gra Bretanha Defensora da Liberdade, The capture of the German submarine U570 by a Lockheed "Hudson" of the British Coastal Commandthree , and another bombing of Knapsack Germany by James Gardner (dates unknown) three original WW2 posters circa 1943 each - 76 x 51 cm ink stamped "Specimen of British War Literature supplied for record puposes only" (3)

Condition - Grade A folds

Estimate: 100-150

70
218

Harold Forster (dates not known) To the Merchant Navy Thank you ! (Ship's Gantry), original WW2 poster printed by Hildesley circa 1944 - 76 x 51 cm ink stamped "Specimen of British War Literature supplied for record puposes only"


Condition - Grade A original folds

Estimate: 100-150

50
219

Anon Help King George's Fund for Sailors, original WW2 poster printed for Trinity House, issued December 1944 - 102 x 63 cm

Condition - Grade B folds small tear
Estimate: 50-100

    
220

An Appeal from the Prime Minister Books and magazines for the Forces are needed now, original poster printed by Fosh & Cross November 1944 - 102 x 63 cm

Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 50-80

30
221

Men in Reserved Occupations Can Fly now with the RAF, original poster printed by S&P Ltd July 1941 - 102 x 63 cm

Condition - Grade A folds
Estimate: 200-300

    
222

A WW2 period photographic poster depicting Soldier advertising H.Samuel for Good Watches and Fine Jewellery - 102 x 63 cm

Condition - Grade B folds
Estimate: 40-60

    
223

WW2 Home Front - Careless Talk Costs Lives, He Talked.. This Happened, (men in pub) original poster AG9 printed for HMSO by Lowe & Brydon - 38 x 25.5 cm
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 100-150

    
224

WW2 Home Front - Careless Talk Costs Lives, They Talked.. This Happened, (Airman ) original poster AG10 printed for HMSO by Lowe & Brydon - 38 x 25.5 cm
Condition - Grade A


Estimate: 100-150

    
225

WW2 Home Front - Careless Talk Costs Lives, She Talked.. This Happened, (Women in Cafe) original poster AG11 printed for HMSO by Fosh & Cross - 38 x 25.5 cm
Condition - Grade A

Estimate: 100-150

    
226

Southern Railways Stagger Your Journeys Locomotives for France, Bomb Damage, Ambulance Trains and Troop Trains, original poster printed for SR by McCorquodale circa 1940 - 64 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A mounted on linen
Estimate: 50-100

80
227

Anon Fall in the Fire-Bomb Fighters !, original poster issued by the Min of Home Security printed for HMSO by J Weiner circa 1940 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A mounted on linen

Estimate: 50-100

    
228

Anon Nations buy tanks while people starve Work for Peace NOW!, original pacifist poster printed circa 1939 - 71 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A mounted on linen

Estimate: 100-150

80
229

Hal Woolf (1902-1962) Labour In Chains and Labour Set Free, original political posters No 3450 and 3451 printed by Stafford circa 1939 each - 76 x 51 cm (2)
Condition - Grade A mounted on linen

Estimate: 100-150

    
230

You are in The Battle for Fuel.., original WW2 Home Front poster printed for HMSO by J Weiner circa 1940 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A mounted on linen

Estimate: 50-100

    
231

Don't Help The Enemy ! Careless talk may give away vital secrets, original WW2 poster with blue background and white lettering and Crown, printed September 1939 - 38.5 x 25.5 cm

This is one of the first Ministry of Information posters issued after the outbreak of the War, dealing with the "Anti-Gossip" drive. Its size would indicate that it was placed in telephone kiosks. It is interesting to note that no printers details appear on this poster.

Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 1000-1500

410
232

Warning Be On Your Guard, original WW2 poster AG2 printed for HMSO by Greycaine December 1939 - 38.5 x 25.5 cm

This poster as with the previous lot was one of the first to be approved by the War Office for display. The War Cabinet Minutes of 13 November 1939 indicate that the GPO had the responsibility for displaying the poster in telephone kiosks in all town areas throughout the country.
Condition - Grade A


Estimate: 200-250

170
233

Keep Calm and Carry On, original WW2 poster red background with white lettering and Crown, printed 1939 - 74.8 x 50.5 cm

This poster has now become one of the most famous propaganda icons of World War 2, and the irony is that the poster was never displayed in public. In September 1939 Keep Calm and two other letterpress posters had been put into production, Freedom is in Peril... and Your Courage... were displayed in public places, but the third now recognised the World over with the unforgettable slogan was not, it is now widely accepted that it was held back in anticipation of an invasion of Britain by the enemy or a severe air raid. The "Phoney War" being the period September 1939 to May 1940 proved to be largely uneventful for the Home Front and the poster was never used. A change in the attitude to the wording probably contributed to the poster never being used. Although many thousands in several sizes were printed only a few examples have appeared for sale, this example is in the larger double crown format of which according to HMSO records 496,500 were printed.

Condition - Grade A mounted on linen restored tear
Estimate: 5000-7000

15000
234

Fougasse ( Kenneth Bird 1887-1965) And please don't throw FOOD away either (Airman), original WW2 poster numbered 1416202 printed for HMSO by St Michael's Press 1941 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 300-350

320
235

Fougasse ( Kenneth Bird 1887-1965) And please don't throw FOOD away either (Sailor), original WW2 poster numbered 1416102 printed for HMSO by St Michael's Press 1941 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 300-350

300
236

Fougasse ( Kenneth Bird 1887-1965) Waste the food and help the Hun, original WW2 poster numbered 1416002 and printed for HMSO by Colourprint Ltd circa 1941- 37.5 x 25 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 200-250

290
237

Dig For Victory, original photogravure WW2 poster printed for HMSO by J Weiner 1941 - 51 x 34 cm
The most famous of the Home Front posters and the first of a number of designs using the same slogan "Dig for Victory" the poster is in rarely seen larger format and is the most effective in terms of simplicity of design and its very clear message. Please follow the link below to watch a Wartime public information film on the Dig for Victory campaign.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/focuson/film/videos/1900-1945/world-war-2/dig-for-victory.mpg
Condition - Grade A


Estimate: 1000-1500

    
238

Designer Unknown Grow More Food Dig for Victory, original WW2 poster printed for HMSO by Lowe & Brydone circa 1940 - 38 x 25.5 cm; and a poster before lettering from the "For Freedom " series showing infants and teacher on allotment holding Rhubarb, GPD 365/13/31 - 37 x 49 cm (2)
Condition - Grade A


Estimate: 150-200

170
239

"For Freedom " series, an original WW2 poster before lettering showing infants and teacher on allotment holding Rhubarb, GPD 365/13/31 - 37 x 49 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 30-50

60
240

F Cramer How to tackle a Fire Bomb, original WW2 poster issued by the Ministry of Home Security, printed for HMSO by J Weiner - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 70-100

130
241

Follow your trade in the Fighting Forces, original WW2 poster NSP 46 - 76 x 51 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 30-50

30
242

Mackinlay Back Up the Fighting Forces, original WW2 poster printed fro HMSO by J Weiner - 51 x 38 cm
Condition - Grade A
Estimate: 150-200

    
 
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