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Period: 1940s
The Philadelphia Story
Located in London, GB
Original photographic production still for the classic 1940 comedy starring Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and James Stewart. This piece is conservation framed with in a Tulip wood...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

The Maltese Falcon
Located in London, GB
A rare original US lobby card number for the 1941 Film Noir The Maltese Falcon. The film Starred Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor and was was directed John Huston. The piece ...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Brighton Rock
Located in London, GB
Original British film poster for the 1947 Crome thriller Brighton Rock. This film was directed by John Boulting and starred Richard Attenborough, Hermonie Baddeley, William Hartnell....
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

The Red Shoes
Located in London, GB
a rare original Australian souvenir program cover for The Red Shoes 1948. This film was directed by the famous duo Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and is considered to be one o...
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Australian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Ladri di Biciclette / Bicycle Thieves
Located in London, GB
Original Italian film poster for 1948 landmark Neo-Realism film Ladri di Biciclette / Bicycle Thieves. This film was directed by Vittorio De Sica and starred Lamberto Maggiorani, En...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Posters

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1940 Mont-Dore Auvergne Original Vintage Poster
Located in Winchester, GB
With stunning artwork from Jean Even, this poster was created in 1940 to advertise the Le Monte-Dore area in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes in central France. The gorgeous design depicts a ma...
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French Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage Travel Poster Principality Of Liechtenstein Johannes Troyer Art
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel poster for the Principality of Liechtenstein / Furstentum Liechtenstein featuring artwork by Johannes Troyer (1902-1969) of a smiling lady wearing a large hat...
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Swiss Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Spellbound
Located in London, GB
Original US lobby card for the 1945 Thriller was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov and Leo G. Carroll. Dr. Edwardes (played by Gr...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Travel Poster Greece Mount Athos Grece Simonopetra Monastery
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel poster for Mont Athos Grece / Mount Athos Greece featuring a scenic view of the historic 13th century Simonopetra Monastery (Monastery of Simonos Petra / Simo...
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Greek Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Travel Poster Greece Grece Aegean Coast Mediterranean Sea
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel poster - Greece Aegean Sea Coastline / Grece Littoral de la mer egee - featuring a colourful seaside view depicting a wooden rowing boat moored to a rock and ...
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Greek Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage World War Two Propaganda Poster Navy Upholds Victory Torch WWII
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two propaganda poster - The Navy Upholds the Victory Torch You can uphold the Navy by depositing your savings in the Glasgow Savings Bank A trustee savings...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Winter Sport Travel Poster Berner Oberland Switzerland Bear
Located in London, GB
Original vintage winter sport travel poster for Berner Oberland Suisse on y fait du ski jusqu'a fin Avril / Bernese Oberland Switzerland skiing until the end of April featuring fun a...
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Swiss Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage American WWII Recruitment Poster For Your Country's Sake Today
Located in London, GB
Original vintage American World War Two recruitment poster - For your country's sake today For your own sake tomorrow Go to the nearest recruiting station of the armed service of you...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage RAF Royal Air Force Recruitment Poster Air Force Training Corps
By Jonathan Foss
Located in London, GB
Original vintage RAF Royal Air Force recruitment poster for the Air Training Corps - Air Training Today and Tomorrow - featuring artwork by Jonathan Foss (1910-1974) depicting a silh...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Soviet WWII Propaganda Poster Valenki Well Dressed Fighter USSR
Located in London, GB
Original vintage Soviet World War Two propaganda poster - Comrade! Remember that a well-prepared and warmly dressed fighter will strike the enemy even stronger / Товарищ! Помни, что ...
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Russian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Skiing Sport Poster Dartmouth Winter Carnival 1942 Ski USA
Located in London, GB
Original vintage skiing sport poster for the Dartmouth Winter Carnival held on 6-7 February 1942 featuring a design by Dom Lupo depicting the bold title text below an image of a smil...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage World War Two Poster Sleep To Gather Strength WWII Churchill
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster featuring an image of an ARP Warden resting his head on his hand while napping against a brick wall below a notice - ... It all depends on me an...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage WWII Recruitment Propaganda Poster Idea And An Ideal Air Force
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two military recruitment propaganda poster - Join The Regular Air Force - featuring a great design by the notable artist Tom Eckersley (1914-1997) of a you...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage War Poster For Denise Who Proposes To Paint Her Legs Poem WWII
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster featuring an illustration by the Polish painter and official war artist Feliks Topolski (1907-1989) of a lady dressed up to go out, drawing a se...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

"Arizona" Vintage Santa Fe Railroad Travel Poster by Don Perceval, circa 1940s
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a vintage Arizona travel poster for the Santa Fe Southern Railway, issued in the 1940s. A very collectible poster, the compositi...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage World War Two Propaganda Poster Darn Holes At Once WWII Coupon
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two propaganda poster - Darn holes at once Odd wool will do for hidden darns Little holes soon grow into big ones if left undarned a stitch in time saves c...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Soviet Propaganda Poster Glory Of Stalin Aviation Records USSR
Located in London, GB
Original vintage Soviet propaganda poster - Athlete pilots of the voluntary society for the promotion of aviation Increase the glory of Stalin's aviation USSR The birthplace of aviat...
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Russian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage War Home Front Poster Fish Is A Fighting Food Rationing WWII
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two home front poster - Fish is a fighting food We need more - featuring an image of a catch of fish being hauled in a bucket by fishermen working on a woo...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

King Kong
Located in London, GB
Original photographic production still used for a re-release of the film in the late 1930's or early 1940's King Kong is perfect blend of adventure, science fiction and horror, King ...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage War Propaganda Poster Careless Talk Snake WWII Albert Dorne
By Albert Dorne
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two propaganda poster - Less dangerous than careless talk Don't discuss Troop movements Ship sailings War equipment - featuring a great illustration of a r...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage War Home Front Production Poster Do It Right Make It Bite WWII
By C. C. Beall
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two home front production poster - Do It Right Make It Bite - featuring a dynamic image by the American illustrator and watercolour painter Cecil Calvert B...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Winter Ski Sports Travel Poster This Winter Sun Valley Idaho
Located in London, GB
Original vintage winter sports travel poster - This Winter Sun Valley - featuring a great image of a smiling lady in a yellow and blue ski suit skiing down a snowy slope at speed wit...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Travel Poster Matson Lines Cruise Hawaii Honolulu Surfer Beach
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel poster - Matson Lines Hawaii - featuring a colourful image of a smiling surfer in red and white swimming shorts riding the waves in front of surfers in a trad...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Soviet WWII Propaganda Poster Defence Of The Motherland USSR
Located in London, GB
Original vintage Soviet World War Two propaganda poster - For the Defence of the Motherland / На Защиту Родины - featuring a dynamic design depicting Red Army soldiers marching in li...
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Russian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Out of the Past
Located in London, GB
Original US lobby card number 8 for the 1947 Film Noir Out of the Past. The film Starred Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas and was was directed Jacques Tourneur. The piece ...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Rare Original Vintage WWII Propaganda Poster Defeat Fascist Attackers USSR Army
Located in London, GB
Rare original vintage World War Two propaganda poster issued in the Soviet Union - Defeat the Fascist Raiders / Разгромит фашистских налетчиков! - featuring dynamic black and white a...
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Russian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage Soviet Propaganda Poster Long Live The Red Army USSR Stalin
Located in London, GB
Original vintage Soviet propaganda poster - Long live the Red Army the flesh and blood of the Soviet people! / Да здравствует красная армия-плоть от плоти советского народа! Artwork ...
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Russian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage WWII Propaganda Poster Work 8 Hours Strengthen Motherland USSR
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two home front industry propaganda poster - Work 8 Hours and Strengthen the Power of Our Motherland / Работать 8 Часові Крепить Мощь Нашей Родины! Dynamic photomontage artwork by the notable Soviet political poster designer...
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Russian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Sport Poster Olympic Games 1948 London Walter Herz Big Ben
Located in London, GB
Original vintage poster for the 1948 London Olympic Games held from 29 July to 14 August, the first Games held after World War Two. Iconic design by Walter Herz (b 1909) featuring th...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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"Buy War Bonds" Vintage WWII Poster by Newell Convers Wyeth, 1942
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Offered is an original World War II poster by Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945). The poster features bold lettering at bottom reading "Buy War Bonds," with a dynamic depiction of Uncl...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

"Ready. Join U.S. Marines" Vintage WWII Recruitment Poster by Haddon Sundblom
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is an original World War II Marines recruitment poster, issued in 1942. The poster depicts a uniformed Marine, standing strong and proud at attention. The persuasive text reads ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

"Grand Canyon" Vintage Santa Fe Railroad Travel Poster by Oscar M. Bryn, 1949
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a vintage Grand Canyon travel poster for the Santa Fe Southern Railway, issued in 1949. The poster promotes railroad travel...
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

"The U.S. Marines Want You" Vintage WWII Recruitment Poster, 1940
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is an original World War II Marines recruitment poster, issued in 1940. The poster depicts a no-nonsense Marine drill instructor, pointing directly at the viewer, in front of a ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Posters

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"Let's Go. U.S. Marines" Vintage WWII Recruitment Poster by Dickson, 1941
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is an original World War II Marines recruitment poster, by Dickson and issued in 1941. The poster depicts a uniformed Marine beckoning at the viewer to follow him. The persuasive text "Let’s Go!” is printed in large red italics at top. At center, the text “on LAND, at SEA, in the AIR” is a reference to the first stanza of the Marines Hymn, the oldest official song in the U.S. Armed Forces. At the bottom of the poster are two overprinted addresses for local recruitment offices, "356 U.S. Court House, 225 South Clark Street...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Posters

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1949 Cie Gle Transatlantique Original Vintage Poster
By René Bouvard 1
Located in Winchester, GB
With beautiful artwork from Rene Bouvard, this 1949 poster for "Cie Gle Transatlantique", or the "Compagnie Generale Transatlantique" shows an ocean liner sailing through the clear n...
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French Vintage 1940s Posters

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Linen, Paper

James NORTHFIELD, Original Oil Painting Circa. 1940
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
This is an original oil painting by James Northfield. This paining has been signed by James Northfield himself, the painting has been done on board. It was most likely a study. The o...
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Australian Modern Vintage 1940s Posters

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Wood, Paint

Original Vintage War Recruitment Propaganda Poster US Navy Reserve Arise America
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two recruitment propaganda poster - Arise Americans Your Country and Your Liberty are in grave danger Protect them now by joining the United States Navy or...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage Travel Poster Torino Alps Capital Winter Sport Campagnoli Italy
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel poster promoting Winter Sports in Torino Capital of the Alps / Sport Invernali Torino Capitale Delle Alpi - featuring artwork by Alberto Campagnoli (1905-1983) of a red cable car ski lift traveling up past snow covered trees with a mountain and bright sun in the background, the colourful bold title text below and slogan diagonally across the image. Issued by ENIT the Italian...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

"Night at the Follies" 1947 Original Linen Backed Theatrical Poster Evelyn West
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
"Night at the Follies" 1947 an original vintage linen backed one-sheet theatrical film movie poster. Size is 30 X 44 with the linen added.  A Night at the Follies, the 1947 W. Merle Connell burlesque documentary ("Daring!"; "Gorgeous Girls Great comedians Glamorous dancers"; "You've heard about it! You've read about it! Now see Big Time Burlesque Just as presented at the world famous follies theatre in Los Angeles"; "Something new in entertainment!"; "Evelyn West...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Advertising Poster Keep It Under Your Stetson Bring Him Home
Located in London, GB
Original vintage advertising poster issued by the John B. Stetson Company during World War Two with a propaganda warning - Let's bring him home quicker Loose talk lengthens the war K...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Travel Advertising Poster Waterloo Station Southern Railway
Located in London, GB
Original vintage train travel advertising poster issued by Southern Railway - Waterloo Station 1848-1948 A Centenary of Uninterrupted Service During Peace and War - featuring a detailed illustration of the busy Central London station depicting people in smart suits and fashionable dresses, shoppers and families, people in different military uniform, boy scouts and porters, a girl sitting on a suitcase and two ladies running to make their train, a couple kissing and a man pushing a bicycle, people at the news stand and buying tickets at the main line booking office, Royal Mail vans parked on the side and steam trains on the platforms, a green Southern Railway van with a penguin on the side advertising Chessington Zoo and Circus driving by in the foreground, the glass ceiling architecture and the iconic four-faced clock...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

The Lost Weekend
Located in London, GB
Original US lobby card number 6 for the 1944 Film Noir The Lost Weekend. This film was directed by Billy Wilder and starred Ray Milland, Jane Wyman and Phillip Terry. This piece woul...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage WWII Poster London Blitz Bombarded Street War Office Training
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster - Street Scenes Series Fig. 2 (to be viewed at 4-5 yards) - issued by the War Office and intended for rifle shooting directional training featuring artwork by Beric Young (1902-1963) depicting a war torn London street scene with damaged buildings and broken windows, fallen pylons, a tank under rubble from a bank, a double decker bus on its side and an ambulance crashed into a bomb crater in the road, the colourful image including trees, factories and chimneys, a Co-Op Cooperative Stores shop and a hospital on the hills in the background, London Underground stations and a clock tower in the centre, a teashop, church spire, camouflage tank, railway train signals...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage Post War Poster 17 Salon International Aviation Paul Colin WWII
Located in London, GB
Original vintage post World War two poster for the 17th International Aviation Exhibition - 17eme Salon International l'Aviation - held from 15 November to 1 December at the Grand Pa...
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French Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage Travel Poster Britain In Autumn Countryside Norman Wilkinson
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel poster - Britain in Autumn - featuring a scenic countryside painting by the notable British artist and illustrator Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971) depicting a co...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage War Propaganda Poster Back Them WWII Up Hudsons Coastal Command
By Charles Edwin Turner
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two propaganda poster - Back Them Up! A raid by "Hudsons" of the Coastal Command on German shipping at Aelesund Norway in which eleven ships were hit - fea...
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British Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage WWII Travel Poster Good Old Days Great Indian Peninsula Railway
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two travel poster - Back to the Good Old Days! ...National needs come first! Travel only when you must! - issued by the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (GIP...
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Indian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Paper

Original Vintage Winter Sports Poster Kandersteg Schweiz Suisse Switzerland Ski
Located in London, GB
Original vintage winter sports poster for the Swiss alpine resort of Kandersteg Schweiz Suisse Switzerland located in the Bernese Oberlan...
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Swiss Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage War Propaganda Poster Quiet Stop Needless Noise WWII Soldier
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two warning poster - Quiet! Stop needless noise Noise wastes energy, dissipates manpower, slows war production - featuring a dynamic image of a man in a he...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage War Propaganda Poster Silence Enemy Watching Paul Colin WWII
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster Silence - The Enemy is Watching for your confidences / Silence, l'Ennemi guette vos confidences - Design by Paul Colin (1892-1985) features two ...
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French Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage Africa Travel Poster Belgian Congo Congo Belge Illustrated Map
Located in London, GB
Original vintage Africa travel poster for the Belgian Congo / Congo Belge including a pictorial map of French Equatorial Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Tanganyika, Rhodesia and Angola. Desig...
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Belgian Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage War Propaganda Poster Share Sugar WWII Modernism US Rationing
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two Propaganda poster Share Sugar - It's war-scarce its war-necessary - Design features a box of sugar on a yellow background with bold black lettering. Is...
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American Vintage 1940s Posters

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Original Vintage World War Two Poster Lick Them Over There WWII Canada Soldier
Located in London, GB
Original vintage World War Two poster - Lick Them Over There! Come On Canada! - featuring a dramatic image depicting soldier in uniform holding a bayonet rifle gun in one hand and lo...
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Canadian Vintage 1940s Posters

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