NEW! Intourist Brochures and Luggage Labels

AntikBar has created a new page for Intourist travel brochures and luggage labels. Intourist was created in 1929 as a State Travel monopoly controlling all foreign tourist traffic into the USSR. Their advertising materials were aimed at attracting foreign tourists and designed in the bourgeois Art Deco style to create a glamorous portrayal of the Soviet Union. Virtually unknown in the USSR, Intourist adverts became a calling card of Soviet Russia as they were distributed in tourist offices, embassies, airports, hotels, train carriages and ocean liner cabins all over the world. Bold, bright and highly artistic they were printed with the highest quality materials and aimed at presenting to foreign tourists the joys of travelling in the USSR – first socialist country in the world.

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…More will be added soon! In the meantime, you can browse the www.AntikBar.co.uk website for more original vintage Russian/Soviet posters, antique maps, prints and books and follow @AntikBar on Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook for “Poster of the Day” tweets/pins and other updates. Visit the News & Events page for more information.

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About AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is the London based gallery specialising in original vintage posters from around the world covering a variety of subjects: advertising, travel, cinema, sport, war, propaganda. In-store and online with worldwide delivery. Vintage poster auctions & exhibitions and events. Collection advice, on demand searches and poster restoration services. Visit www.AntikbarBooks.co.uk for vintage books and graphic design primarily from the 1920s-1930s. Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers Association (IVPDA) and the Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA). Website: www.AntikBar.co.uk - follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/antikbar.co.uk (and @antikbarbooks.co.uk) Pinterest at pinterest.com/antikbar Instagram at instagram.com/antikbar.co.uk and Twitter at @AntikBar for more news and events updates, images and features.

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