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January Sale – AntikBar Original Vintage Poster Auction

Philips Fridge Lobster Villemot Don’t miss our next auction featuring a wide variety of over 500 original vintage travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda and movie posters from around the world.

View our catalogue and register to bid online via:

– Live Auctioneers www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/157958_original-vintage-posters-january-sale/
– The Saleroom www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/antikbar/catalogue-id-antikb10017
– Invaluable www.invaluable.com/catalog/5jspva5qyd

This live auction will start online at 3pm (UK time) on Saturday 25 January. The auction preview will be open at our gallery from Wednesday 22 January to 1pm on Saturday 25 January.



Lot of the Day:

1 Andy Warhol Pop Art Cow  2 Coupe Deutsch 1934 Caudron Plane
3 Geneva Switzerland  4 Lenin USSR
5 Star Wars 6 Montreux Jazz Festival
7 Pearsons Magazine Belle Epoque  8 Cycles Automoto
9 David Bowie John Lennon set
10 Royal Mail Lines Cruise Ship  11 Rossignol Ski
12 Queen Elizabeth Coronation  13 Tintin Blue Lotus 

In the News:

ATG Jan2020  Our auction included in the Antiques Trade Gazette on their Previews page (issue 2425) featuring “…this poster for a meet held by the Aero-Club of France in Reims in September 1913 … The competition was for the Gordon Bennett Aviation Trophy …sponsored by the American owner of the New York Herald newspaper…”


Please contact us if you would like any more information, or visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk/antikbar-auctions/ or our gallery at:

AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters
404 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0LJ
www.AntikBar.co.uk

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& visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to view all our original vintage posters from around the world (propaganda, war, sport, travel, advertising and movie posters), available online with worldwide delivery and at our gallery.

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), UK Posters Network, London Art Deco Society, King’s Road Curve and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

 

AntikBar Vintage Poster Auction

AntikBar Vintage Poster Auction 3 August 2019

Saturday 3 August: Don’t miss our next online vintage poster auction of over 530 posters including around 100 motor racing posters in addition to a wide variety of original vintage travel, sport, advertising, war, propaganda and movie posters from around the world.

View our catalogue online and register in advance to bid in this auction via:

• Live Auctioneers at www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/144426_original-vintage-posters-inc-auto-moto-racing/
• The Saleroom at www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/antikbar/catalogue-id-antikb10015
• Invaluable at www.invaluable.com/catalog/nhclaenxoj

The auction preview will be open at our gallery from Wednesday 31 July to 1pm on Saturday 3 August. The auction will start online at 3pm (UK time) on Saturday 3 August.

Lot of the Day:

TT Races Assen Grand Prix  Jazz Jamboree
Paris Marc Chagall Romeo And Juliet Opera
Munich Summer Olympics 1971 Basketball  The Idler 1898
Bal du Moulin Rouge cancan cabaret dancers Paris Rene Gruau Frou Frou  Save Waste Fats WWII USA
London Zoo Panda Chi Chi An An WWF LOTD Sun 28
Mercedes Benz Holland 1955 Grand Prix Fangio Stirling Moss  Donovan Fillmore Bill Graham Concert Psychedelic Music Poster
American Airlines Mexico Edward McKnight Kauffer  Aosta Valley Ski Winter Sport ENIT Travel
Gambling Mug's Game Fool And His Money  Rolling Stones Voodoo Lounge Music Album 

Milano ENIT AntikBar Poster Auction  One hour until the auction starts and this Milano (1920s) poster is the most popular with 22 bids, up from £30 to £650. Don’t miss our auction! Click here for more information with links to view our catalogue and register to bid online.

AntikBar Auction Preview  The auction preview is now open at our gallery until 1pm on Saturday – AntikBar Original Vintage Posters, 404 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0LJ 

In The News:

ATG Auction Previews AntikBar Poster Auction 3 August Venice Cassandre “Renowned commercial graphic designer AM Cassandre (1901-68) produced this poster promoting the Italian city of Venice in 1951…” One of the vintage posters from our auction on Saturday 3 August is featured in this week’s Antiques Trade Gazette (Previews, p26)

Post-Auction Highlights:

ATG AntikBar Poster Auction Top Selling Lots Bid Barometer 3Aug19  “ATG’s selection of hammer highlights over the past week includes a Venetian travel poster of a gondolier… offered online by poster specialist AntikBar of King’s Road, Chelsea, on August 3. It soared over its estimate of £1200-2400 to make a hammer price of £4800…” Read more in this week’s Antiques Trade Gazette (Bid Barometer Top Selling Lots – issue 2404, page 17).

ATG Auction Report AntikBar Original Vintage Posters Graphic Design Sporting Memorabilia Two of the “remarkable Mexico 68 posters” in our August 3 auction were featured by the Antiques Trade Gazette in their September Market Report on Sporting Memorabilia (issue 2410, page 18)

 


Featured:
Smirnoff “The Effect is Shattering”

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These original vintage Smirnoff advertising posters are part of the 1970s campaign by the London-based Young and Rubican agency, which aimed to promote the vodka as a way to achieve glamour and excitement as an escape from the humdrum of daily life. (To emphasise the campaign’s risky innuendos, Avocado Sweet observes: “Substitute the word ‘heroin’  for ‘Smirnoff’ and it still makes sense.”)

The advertising campaign proved to be a great success for the company, resulting in vodka becoming so chic that it overtook gin in popularity and saw Smirnoff’s sales triple. In 1976 the campaign ended, following the tightening of the rules on alcohol advertising led by the government and the Advertising Standards Authorities in 1975.

These posters are all available in our Vintage Poster Auction on Saturday 3 August. Click here for more information with links to view our catalogue and register to bid via Live Auctioneers, The Saleroom or Invaluable.

 

Featured:
ERP Marshall Plan Posters

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A few of the original vintage posters produced for the post-war US sponsored European Recovery Program (1948) Marshall Plan are listed in our next auction. These designs were all submitted for the Intra-European Cooperation for a Better Standard of Living poster competition on the theme of cooperation and economic recovery that was held in Europe.

PP1045  These posters are all available in our Vintage Poster Auction on Saturday 3 August. Click here for more information with links to view our catalogue and register to bid via Live Auctioneers, The Saleroom or Invaluable.

ERP AntikBar Auction 2  PP1025  ERP AntikBar Auction 3  PP1030
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ERP AntikBar Auction 1  PP1043.jpg  PP1028
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More information is available on our website at www.antikbar.co.uk/antikbar-auctions/ and at our gallery at

AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters
404 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0LJ
www.AntikBar.co.uk

→ Follow us on social media for more updates:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/antikbar.co.uk/
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/

& visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to view all our original vintage posters from around the world (propaganda, war, sport, travel, advertising and movie posters), available online with worldwide delivery and at our gallery.

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), UK Posters Network, London Art Deco Society, King’s Road Curve and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

Summer Health and Fitness – Original Vintage Sport Posters

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If you want to be like this, work out!

Feeling motivated by one of our recent additions, here are a few of our original vintage posters from around the world promoting a healthy and fit lifestyle through a variety of sports (click on the images for more information):

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After work to the stadium!

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To fresh air!

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Health, strength, will – to our motherland!

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Sport all year round!

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Cycling prepares you for skiing

Browse our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to view all our sporting posters and more, including these posters for improving your health, fitness and strength:

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Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to view all our original vintage posters from around the world (cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda), available online with worldwide delivery, or visit us at our gallery:

AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters
404 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ

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AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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When one just isn’t enough…

…go for a series! Sometimes a few framed original vintage posters work better than one large statement piece poster, for example, if the wall space isn’t high enough or you’re looking to brighten up an otherwise dark corridor with splashes of colour.

Let’s start with a few posters from this wonderfully retro series from the 1960s featuring some quirky slogans and fun images:

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Come rain or snow, this original vintage 1958 London Transport series will certainly create an amusing focal point:

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…and from Venice to Paris, this original 1981 Orient Express series will appeal to Art Deco lovers and travel romantics:

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Propaganda posters were also often published as a series, such as these original vintage 1952 safety posters produced by the US Government for their pilots during the Cold War era:

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…and we have a few small and mid sized posters from this World War Two series, printed by the US Government in 1942 to help their troops recognise their allies:

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For some carefree pin-up style fun, this vintage 1950s advertising series by Dickens for Goodyear soles aims to draw your attention to these ladies’ pretty feet:

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Meanwhile, this dynamic series of original 1930s Castrol posters promotes their sponsored speed records and distance achievements on land and in the air:

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For more sporting inspiration with an artistic touch, this series of original 1972 posters commissioned for the Munich Olympics aimed to “represent the intertwining of sports and art worldwide”:

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Posters are suitable for any room of the home or office and this series of original 1930s Bovril posters that resemble the public service announcements of the time might provide some fun for the kitchen:

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This series of child health posters was published in 1952 to promote “good health habits in school and at home” and would look fantastic in a child’s bedroom, playroom, nursery or school:

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We have plenty to choose from – including more from some of the series featured above and some previously featured 1969 travel advertising posters for SNCF by Salvador Dali and a collection of 1986-1992 London Underground art posters – so why not browse our website and our blog for more ideas, such as decorating a cinema room with original vintage James Bond or Marilyn Monroe posters. You can also follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

 

 

Original Vintage Cycling Posters

Cycling is enjoyed by millions of people around the world, whether simply as a means of getting from A to Z or for keeping fit. Since its invention in the 1800s, the humble bicycle has been the subject of many cycling posters, from the promotion of safer cycling to advertising events such as the Tour de France. Riding a bike is undoubtedly a liberating and healthy sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family. For those looking to improve their mood and general lifestyle, it’s also a good alternative to being stuck inside a train carriage during the rush hour commute to work. 

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We stock a variety of original vintage posters which, like cycling itself, are very eco-friendly. These posters represent a moment in time and would look great on the wall of any keen cyclist’s home or office, as well as making an ideal gift for an enthusiast. Original vintage posters are also collectible items that are recognised as a sound art investment to be enjoyed as they appreciate over time. 

In the inspiring words of the Sherlock Holmes novelist, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930): “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” 

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Below is a selection of original vintage cycling posters available to purchase online from our website with worldwide delivery. Visit our home page at www.AntikBar.co.uk to search by product (sport, advertising, travel), country or keyword to browse the whole selection. Please contact us if you have any specific requests or queries. 

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This feature was originally published on our new original vintage cycling posters page. Please visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters – cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war and propaganda. You can also follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

News Bite: Caption Competition!

Win a copy of the catalogue for the “Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen” exhibition in our caption competition, open from Saturday 15th to Saturday 22nd March.

Send us your caption by email for the image below:

Engineer Strong's Project

We will put all the best captions into a draw on Saturday 22nd March and contact the winner for their mailing address details.

The “Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen” exhibition showcases some of AntikBar’s original vintage movie posters from the 1920/30s alongside screenings of the silent films, open until Saturday 29 March at the Gallery for Russian and Design (GRAD) in London. Free entry. Click here for more information on the exhibition, including images, reviews and online audio guides.

Kino/Film exhibition catalogue

Copies of the Kino/Film exhibition catalogue are available to purchase at the gallery. The catalogue is a fully illustrated book that costs £25 and includes biographies of the poster designers and film directors.

Good Luck!

Featured Image: Engineer Strong’s Project by the Stenberg Brothers (1929)

Visit the News & Events page on our website at www.antikbar.co.uk for more information. You can also follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

Feeling Healthy…

A few of our original vintage Soviet Russian health and sport posters are currently on display at Banya No.1 in London. For more information on the posters displayed and to browse all our original vintage posters, visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk.

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Sun, Fresh Air and Water multiply strength for work, V Kalensky (1962).

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Football, series for the International Youth Games by A Gitberg, N Znamensky, M Kanevsky and Y Gapeev (1957).

Cafe_two  Cafe_skier

Intourist – your holiday in Yalta and Sochi, artist unknown (1960s) and Soviet Skiers – The Old and The Young Come Out to the Start Line, E Artsrunyan (1968).

Visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk and scroll down our blog page for more sports posters. You can also follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

Vintage Winter Olympics

Perfect for winter season thrill-seekers, skiers and sports fans: original vintage Winter Olympic Games posters from Cortina d’Ampezzo 1956, Innsbruck 1964, Grenoble 1968 and Innsbruck 1976. Good Luck to all the teams competing at Sochi 2014 – “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (“Faster, Higher, Stronger”)!

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Did you know…? The Soviet Union participated for the first time in the 1956 Winter Olympic Games in Cortina, Italy, making quite an impact by winning the most medals (7 gold, 3 silver, 6 bronze).

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Did you know…? The bid for 1976 Winter Olympic Games was originally won by Denver but, due to financial issues and environmental concerns, they declined and it was offered to Whistler. Due to government changes, Whistler also declined and the bid was offered to Innsbruck, host of the 1964 Winter Olympic Games twelve years earlier.

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…and for a bit of fun… Ski Crazy, 1955 – original vintage poster for an American film, Ski Crazy! “Fun and thrills you’ll never experience again! Filmed with the world’s only skiing camera – you are actually on skis visually!” An American ski comedy by Gordon Maclean starring former Olympic and international ski greats: Darrell Robison (US Olympic Team), Sally Neidlinger (US Olympic Team) and Pierre Jalbert (Canadian Olympic Team).

Visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk for more sports and skiing posters. You can also follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar (for sports, browse our “Let’s Get Active,” “Vintage UK 2012, Jubilee & Olympic Games” and “Vintage Winter Olympics” boards)
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

STOP PRESS: Don’t forget to check out our Summer Olympic Games posters, including these from Munich 1972:

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…and these from Mexico 1968, Berlin 1936 and Rome 1960 as well as other less well-known Games:

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www.antikbar.co.uk –

Year of the Horse 2014

Kung Hei Fat Choy!AntikBar would like to wish everyone a very Happy Chinese New Year and, especially for those bright, energetic, kind and intelligent of you born in the Year of the Horse, here are some of our original vintage posters featuring these fine animals:

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Goodyear Soles - Carousel, 1950s  PA0202_1_m

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Horse Racing The New York Times, 1930s

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PP0300_1_m (1)  We also stock a small selection of antique prints and reproduction posters, some of which also feature horses:

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UPDATE – Sunday 2nd February: Celebrate Chinese New Year in Chinatown today by London Underground with original poster art! Browse our selection at http://www.antikbar.co.uk/london_underground_art_posters/

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Please visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters and for more information. You can also follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

Battersea Fair…

Review on the opening day of the Spring Decorative Fair for the Art, Antiques and Luxury Design blog. AntikBar is participating at this Fair until Sunday 28th April at Stand 138. Full information on this event (including free entry tickets) is given at http://www.antikbar.co.uk/.

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