Lot 348 11 Jun 2022
Propaganda Poster Tomorrow Is Cancelled Railway Accident Prevention Service. Original vintage railway public safety poster - Tomorrow is cancelled Because of carelessness today - published by the railway Accident Prevention Service, bold black lettering in a thick black frame on white background. Good condition, fold, minor creasing, light staining, small tears. Country of issue: UK, designer: Unknown, size (cm): 46x30.5, year of printing: 1970s.
Lot 99 11 Jun 2022
Advertising Poster Beggarstaff Brothers Don Quixote Masters. Vintage limited edition lithograph reproduction advertising poster for the one-act play - A Chapter from Don Quixote by W. G. Wills that took place at the Lyceum Theatre, London. Woodcut design by J and W Beggarstaff (James Pryde and William Nicholson) features the iconic looking Don Quixote on horseback with a windmill in the background. The second sheet has a detailed review of the poster's artist, history and legacy. Posters taken from the set - Six Masters of the Poster of the Eighteen Nineties. Edition limited to 2000 numbered sets. Issued by the Sunday Times. Lithographed in Great Britain by the Westerham Press. Print 329/2000. Good condition, tears on edges, creasing, staining, pinholes, small paper losses on edges, blind embossed stamp on bottom right corner, 2 sheets including description and image. Country of issue: UK, designer: J and W Beggarstaff (James Pryde and William Nicholson), size (cm): 75x48, year of printing: 1968.
Lot 413 11 Jun 2022
War Poster Careless Talk Costs Lives WWII Walls Have Ears Fougasse. Original vintage World War Two poster by the notable British cartoonist and illustrator Fougasse (Cyril Kenneth Bird; 1887-1965) from the popular and iconic Careless Talk Costs Lives wartime propaganda series issued by the Ministry of Information - Don't forget that walls have ears! - featuring a great design of two ladies having an afternoon tea with Adolph Hitler pattern wallpaper, set within a red border with the stylised warning text in black lettering below. Fair condition, tears on image and margins, paper losses on image and margins, pinholes, minor staining, creasing. Country of issue: UK, designer: Fougasse (Cyril Kenneth Bird), size (cm): 31.5x20.5, year of printing: 1940s.
Lot 441 11 Jun 2022
Movie Poster Star Wars Return Of The Jedi Lightsabre. Original vintage one sheet movie poster for the US release of the classic film by George Lucas - Star Wars: Episode VI The Return of the Jedi - directed by Richard Marquand and starring Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Frank Oz as Yoda, David Prowse/James Earl Jones as Darth Vader, Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian, Anthony Daniels as C-3PO and Kenny Baker as R2-D2 featuring a great design of two hands holding up a bright shinning lightsaber. Fair condition, creasing, staining, tears, paper losses on image, crease marks. Country of issue: USA, designer: Tim Reamer, size (cm): 104x69, year of printing: 1982.
Lot 170 11 Jun 2022
Travel Poster Lyme Regis Southern Railway Lambert Rowboat Dock. Part of an original vintage Southern Railway travel poster featuring a stunning artwork by Alfred Lambert for Lyme Regis depicting a seaside scenery, men in black suits at the stone pier, sail boats and a man in a row boat by the dock, with holidaymakers at the beach swimming in the water and sunbathing on the yellow sand, buildings with red and brown roofs, green field and trees in the distance. Fair condition, folds, creasing, foxing, staining, tears on image, paper loss on right edge. Country of issue: UK, designer: Lambert, size (cm): 45x56, year of printing: 1926.
Lot 113 11 Jun 2022
Advertising Poster Porsche 911 SC Cutaway Automobile Sports Car Dealership. Original vintage car dealership advertising poster - Porsche 911 SC - featuring a cut out design showing the exterior and interior of the sports car viewed from the side and through the roof including the engine and wheels, seating and inner workings of the vehicle with the bold black text on the side below, with arrows pointing at particular parts of the car - headlight cleaning system, sports steering wheel with leather rim, all-steel body hot-dip galvanised on both sides, gear transmission. The Porsche 911SC Super Carrera model was produced from 1978-1983. Horizontal. Fair condition, repaired tears, pinholes, staining, creasing. Country of issue: Germany, designer: Studio Farr, size (cm): 76x101, year of printing: 1970s.
Lot 194 11 Jun 2022
Travel Poster South America SAS Toucan Scandinavian Airlines Nielsen . Original vintage travel poster for Africa issued by SAS Scandinavian Airlines System featuring a colourful design by Otto Nielsen (1916-2000) of toucans on branches with pink flowers against jungle green background and a plane flying in the distance, the text and SAS logo on the margin below. Good condition, minor creasing, small tears on edges, minor staining. Country of issue: Denmark, designer: Otto Nielsen, size (cm): 100x62, year of printing: 1950s.
Lot 124 11 Jun 2022
Advertising Poster Lido Bonjour La Nuit Cabaret Paris 25th Anniversary Show. Original vintage cabaret show poster featuring a fantastic design by the notable graphic artist Rene Gruau (Renato de Zavagli; 1909-2004) to promote Bonjour la Nuit / Hello Night at the famous nightclub Lido on the Champs Elysees Paris for the club's 25th anniversary in 1971, created by Pierre Louis-Guerin and Rene Fraday and directed by Bob Turk with costumes by Folco. Colourful and flamboyant pin-up style burlesque image of scantily dressed smiling Bluebell Girls dancing in their flowing white feather costumes and sparkly jewellery with gentlemen in top hats as black silhouettes behind them against a dark blue background, the text over the white dress in stylised blue and black letters below. Le Lido opened in 1946; the Irish dancer "Miss Bluebell" Margaret Leibovici (nee Kelly; 1910-2004) founded the renowned Bluebell Girls dance troupe who performed at the Paris Lido from 1947. Excellent condition. Country of issue: France, designer: Rene Gruau, size (cm): 58x38, year of printing: 1971.
Lot 6 11 Jun 2022
Advertising Poster Edmond Sagot Art Paul Helleu. Original antique poster advertising printing services of the French printer Edmond Sagot (1857-1917). Elegant artwork by Paul Helleu (1859-1927) features a lady painting on an easel with her dress sprawled out onto the floor. Ed Sagot collected posters from 1886, and published his first catalogue of them in 1891. He also published numerous original prints by contemporary French artists. Very good condition, minor creasing, minor staining, backed on linen. Country of issue: France, designer: Paul Helleu , size (cm): 103x70, year of printing: 1890s.
Lot 135 11 Jun 2022
Advertising Poster Thomas Ostoya Chamonix Mont Blanc Mountain Painting Art. Original vintage advertising poster for Thomas Ostoya painting and sculpture artwork Exhibition island of the Majestic Chamonix Mont-Blanc from 3-18 August 1978, featuring an artwork depicting a snow covered rocky mountain in brown hues. Printed by Clot Bramsen et Georges, Paris. Excellent condition, minor creasing. Country of issue: France, designer: Thomas Ostoya, size (cm): 62x50, year of printing: 1978.