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Ski posters slide into New York sale

28 January 2019

Sales of ski posters have long been a seasonal feature of the auction scene scheduled for those winter months when enthusiasts take to the slopes.

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James Bond Moonraker laser rifle stuns at auction taking £22,000

22 January 2019

A ‘Moonraker’ laser rifle and letter from Roger Moore are among sales highlights at a James Bond auction in the Midlands as Surrey auction house Ewbank’s prepares for its Bond and Beyond memorabilia sale.

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Early Pink Floyd poster group beats estimate at auction

21 December 2018

Posters covering band or artist appearances during the embryonic days of their development are proving very popular at auction – a trend underlined by a group of 1966 Pink Floyd designs.

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One of those days in the saleroom as early Pink Floyd concert posters make thousands of pounds

18 December 2018

Posters covering band or artist appearances during the embryonic days of their development are proving very popular at auction – a trend underlined by a group of mid-Sixties Pink Floyd designs.

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Five posters to watch out for at auction and selection of fascinating designs already sold including a hammer horror classic

22 November 2018

A look at upcoming stand-out lots in poster sales held around the world, along with a round-up of recent highlights – including a hammer horror classic sold by a London dealer and an Edward Wadsworth design at a Dorset auction.

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War posters on gallery roll-call

08 October 2018

'Who’s Absent? Is it you?' Simple and direct, these words appear on a British First World War poster, produced as recruits began to dwindle.

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Rare Titanic poster of the return voyage that never happened comes to auction

07 October 2018

A rare poster advertising the return journey of the Titanic is up for auction in Wiltshire.

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Three upcoming lots in the US including a Eugène Delacroix portrait

24 September 2018

The Old Masters section of Doyle’s auction in New York on October 31 will include a portrait by the French 19th century artist Eugène Delacroix.

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Pick of the Week: Poster promoting first movie show makes £160,000 at Sotheby's

10 September 2018

Posters advertising the first-ever public screening of a film, which took place in Paris in 1895, have hardly ever emerged outside France. While one is known in an American collection, the appearance of another at Sotheby’s latest online film posters auction understandably caused some excitement.

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Getting Carter costs £2800 at auction

27 August 2018

Outselling the usual favourite Bond movie posters, a British Quad for Get Carter starring Michael Caine topped the 69-lot specialist sale of movie posters at Ewbank’s (22.5% buyer’s premium).

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“The ultimate collector's poster” – 5 lots from Sotheby’s dedicated sale including the design for the first ever public film screening

24 August 2018

Sotheby’s latest online sale of film posters includes plenty of designs for 20th century cinema classics – but also a remarkable 19th century example.

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Rare Beatles poster among highlights at Dallas movie sale

23 July 2018

A rare set of four door panel promotional posters for 'Help!', the Beatles’ second film, will form part of a movie poster sale to be held by Heritage Auctions on July 28-29.

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New York auction features Leonetto Cappiello posters

23 July 2018

Swann Galleries is offering its largest-ever selection of posters promoting food and drink in the firm’s August 1 auction of vintage posters, with more than 75 examples available.

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Vintage transport posters journey to Lyon & Turnbull exhibition

26 June 2018

Vintage transport posters including scenes of London Tramways are going on sale next month at the London office of Scottish auction house Lyon & Turnbull.

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Auctioneer shows a golden James Bond poster touch

25 June 2018

The morality laws of pre-liberal Ireland added to the allure and market value of this Goldfinger poster offered by Richard Winterton (17.5% buyer’s premium).

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Man Ray’s London Underground poster is star lot of New York auction

11 May 2018

Man Ray’s eye-catching 1938 promotional poster for the London Underground was the toast of Swann Auction Galleries’ recent graphic design auction in New York.

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Hammer prices and the silver screen

03 May 2018

Gothic literature is perhaps most alive in the public imagination today through cinema, with horror films inspired by the classic Gothic stories going back to the earliest days of the medium.

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Rare London Underground poster designed by Man Ray to be auctioned in New York

30 April 2018

A classic, rare 1938 poster for the London Underground designed by the Surrealist artist Man Ray is one of the highlights of a graphic design sale to be held by Swann Galleries on May 3.

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James Bond 'Thunderball' poster resurfaces in Texas

02 April 2018

Only a few examples of the rare four-part British quad poster for the 1965 James Bond movie 'Thunderball' exist in uncut form.

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Sixties concert poster is cream of the crop

05 February 2018

Evidence of the shrewd taste of student entertainments officers at Warwick University back in the Sixties came at Batemans’ (20% buyer’s premium) sale at Stamford in the form of two concert posters.