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Barnstorming performance for recently discovered 1888 Spalding Baseball World Tour poster

29 February 2024

Discovered by a small auction house in Ohio, a baseball poster described as ‘the finest known’ has sold at auction for a record $200,000/£158,000 ($240,000 including premium).

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Collector interview: I’m all wrapped up in my passion

19 February 2024

Robert Opie, consumer historian and collector, has been saving “evidence of the branded world” since he was 16.

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A new demonic possession: a 1950s horror film poster in demand at auction

22 January 2024

Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis are not exactly household names these days but they starred in what is now regarded as one of the best horror films of the 1950s.

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The web shop window: Vintage ski posters for Swiss resort Arosa

18 December 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Indulge your wanderlust with two travel poster exhibitions

04 December 2023

London poster specialist stages two shows – one held in an embassy

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Epitome of Art Deco that sailed into oblivion

17 July 2023

The SS Normandie was both the apogee and the nadir of the Art Deco movement.

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For Your Eyes Only: Roger Moore memorabilia comes to auction

11 July 2023

Items from the collection of the late actor Sir Roger Moore are coming to auction at Bonhams this autumn.

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Pick of the week: Support band turned out to be The Sex Pistols

01 May 2023

This rare rock and pop poster advertises a performance by ‘Bazooka Joe’ with ‘Support Band’ at the common room of St Martin’s Art School on November 6, 1975. Entrance was 50p.

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When dealers host in-house auctions: 'It's a valve for our storage'

17 April 2023

While most dealerships look to existing auction houses to sell off excess stock, some dealers have brought the practice in house.

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First 007 film Dr No still a thriller for poster fans

27 March 2023

In the 007 collecting scene Dr No (1962) is usually the film poster buyers are most keen to say yes to.

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Poster from era with Sex Pistols on the cusp of success

27 March 2023

On November 26, 1976, the Sex Pistols released their first single, Anarchy in the UK.

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The web shop window: A vintage biology poster

13 February 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Dam Busters poster is stirring stuff

16 January 2023

Considered one of the best British movies about the Second World War, the British quad-sized poster for 'The Dam Busters' (1955) was not too bad either.

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Lust and found: van Gogh film poster

16 January 2023

Top price at the Ewbank’s (25% buyer’s premium) poster auction on January 6 came for a design that was a work of art in itself.

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Paul Daniels sale creates touch of magic

09 January 2023

Collection amassed by the popular TV magician leaves bidders spellbound as nearly all items get away

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‘The Day the Music Died’ poster sets auction record

21 November 2022

The only known poster from ‘The Day the Music Died’ became the most expensive concert poster when it sold for a premium inclusive $447,000 ($379,500) at Heritage Auctions of Dallas on November 11.

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Magic posters from the estate of Paul Daniels are among five lots to watch

21 November 2022

With estimates from £700, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Previews: issue 2568

14 November 2022

A selection of 10 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK and Ireland.

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The web shop window: Francis Bacon poster for Tate 1962 exhibition

17 October 2022

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Jet off to the US thanks to Sabena

15 August 2022

Sabena was mainland Europe’s first airline to offer a transatlantic jet service via Boeing 707 and this design by Gaston Van den Eynde is one of a series that he designed to herald the Belgian airline’s jet age.