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AntikBar Poster Auctions – Clearance Sale Timed Auction & Original Vintage Poster Auction

 

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Don’t miss our upcoming auctions! Bid now on our Clearance Sale timed auction that ends on Sunday 12 November, and view our catalogue and register to bid for our last auction of the year on Saturday 18 November. Visit www.antikbar.co.uk/antikbar-auctions or click on the links below for more information:

 

James Bond For Your Eyes OnlyClearance Sale
Timed Auction ends Sunday 12 November

Our timed auction of over 500 posters from around the world ends at 5pm (UK time) on Sunday 12 November. View our catalogue and register to leave your bids today:
Invaluable – www.invaluable.co.uk/catalog/qqrawdf1gn

 

 

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Original Vintage Posters Auction
Saturday 18 November

Our last auction of the year features a significant collection of vintage art exhibition posters, in addition to a variety of posters covering all subjects from around the world: travel, cinema, sport, advertising, war, propaganda. New and experienced collectors and dealers will benefit from our low starting prices with no reserves.

This auction will start online via Live Auctioneers and The Saleroom at 3pm (UK time) on 18 November. The auction preview will be open at our gallery from Wednesday 15 November to 12noon on Saturday 18 November.

View our catalogue and register to bid online via:

Live Auctioneers at www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/110976_original-vintage-posters-incl-art-exhibitions/

The Saleroom at www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/antikbar/catalogue-id-antikb10008

Lot Of The Day

Monaco 1989  Munch Scream
High Flight
Turner  Semperit
Ballet  Futurism
CocaCola
RSPCA  Abstraction
Ireland  Klee
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Degas 1879  Horses
Linder  BlueStarLine

Antiques Trade Gazette preview:

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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

For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

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).

 


 

 

AntikBar Poster Auction + London Underground guest speaker talk

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ORIGINAL VINTAGE POSTER AUCTION – 1 JULY 2017
FEATURING A COLLECTION OF LONDON UNDERGROUND POSTERS
+ ‘ART ON THE UNDERGROUND’ GUEST SPEAKER TALK ON 22 JUNE

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Our next Original Vintage Poster Auction on Saturday 1 July will start online at 3pm (UK time) via Live Auctioneers and The Saleroom. A preview will be open at our gallery from Wednesday 28 June until 12noon on Saturday 1 July.

This auction will feature a unique collection of London Underground posters and memorabilia alongside a wide variety of over 300 original vintage posters from around the world – travel, cinema, sport, advertising, war, propaganda. New and experienced collectors and dealers will benefit from our low starting prices with no reserves. Worldwide delivery.

To accompany the auction, we are pleased to announce that the former Marketing Director of the London Underground, Dr Henry Fitzhugh, will be giving a talk at our gallery. Dr Fitzhugh introduced the Art on the Underground series, commissioning leading artists of the day, including many Royal Academicians. The initiative was seen as good decoration for the stations to benefit passengers and as a way of continuing the Underground’s long history of responsibility towards art and heritage.

The talk will start at 6:30pm on Thursday 22 June. Tickets cost £5, available online [click here] and at our gallery.

Auction Preview open from
28 June – 12noon on 1 July: 

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Lot of the Day:

Mao  DWB 1911  
LU Whitechapel  Zoo panther 
London Underground map
LU Be Alert  David Hockney
Italy Propaganda

 Misfits Marilyn Monroe Clark Gable  Football
Sunday World  USSR Propaganda
Little Boy Blue Little Bo Peep
LU Farringdon enamel sign  Dali
Stamps WW2  BOAC Europe
Soviet Sports  French Riviera
London Transport Coronation
Careless Talk WW2  Ski Jump
Oberehnheim
LU Piccadilly Circus  Monte Carlo
Lenin  Birds
LU Children Anarchy  James Bond Octopussy
Munich Olympics Horse  
USSR Map
LU Oranges Lemons  Steam Engine
Chinese Sports  Holiday Land
LU Cricket  Pearson

Antiques Trade Gazette:
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[via our Facebook page] In the Spotlight: the subtle humour of the Signs of the Times series by the notable British photographer Martin Parr for a fly-on-the-wall BBC documentary on people’s homes in the early 1990s.
LU Children Anarchy “To come home in the evening to find the kids have carried out their own form of anarchy is just about the last thing I can face
LU Buying Things “We keep buying things thinking “that’ll look better” and it just doesn’t
LU Cottage Stately Home “We wanted a cottagey stately home kind of feel
LU Feminine Touch “Sue has definitely given the bathroom the feminine touch 
LU Taste “I think we are very lucky to have informed taste – with my position as a fine arts valuer 

 

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Address: AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters,
404 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0LJ
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 11am-6pm (by appointment on Sundays and Bank Holidays)

+ Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters from around the world (cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda), with worldwide delivery. For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

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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Introduction to Original Vintage Posters talk at The Lecture Club

Collecting Posters cover  Kirill Kalinin, founder of AntikBar poster gallery, will be giving an evening talk on collecting posters at The Lecture Club.

This talk will include a brief history of posters, covering some of the main art styles and collectible subjects with an explanation of printing techniques. Kirill will also cover posters as an alternative investment in art, give guidance on how to spot a fake and provide practical information on poster condition, preserving posters and starting a collection.

On: Tuesday 9 May from 6:30-8:30pm
At: The Lecture Club, London W14
Wine and refreshments will be served. The talk will start at 7pm.

Please click here for more information and to book your tickets.

About TheLectureClub1 :
Liz Gee – “Over the last 4 years The Lecture Club has connected people with open minds and diverse interests to over 130 leading industry experts delivering presentations across such areas as Finance, Investments, Art, Beauty, Style, Culture, Personal Fitness and Marketing.”

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

Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters from around the world – cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda. For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

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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In the News: Why vintage posters make brilliant Christmas gifts

AntikBar has been featured by Homes & Antiques and The Resident on why original vintage posters offer something unique and make ideal Christmas presents:

ha-dec-2016  Before the advent of television, posters were the most effective and broad-reaching medium for advertising and propaganda. Designed to grab the attention of people passing by, posters presented artists with the challenge of distilling a commissioned message into minimal words with maximum visual impact.

Some of the designers achieved this goal by creating spectacular designs that exuded warmth, comfort and style; others rallied the masses to new victories in war and peace. Being topical, posters absorbed and reflected the prevailing and changing art styles and fashions at a rapid pace and became part of the avant-garde art movement.

They were meant to be displayed temporarily on walls and discarded. For this reason, not many survived and this makes them highly collectable.

Today original vintage posters make a great statement and ideal Christmas presents. With such a variety of subject matter, styles and colour schemes, they can work in modern offices, apartments, Victorian houses, or children’s rooms. Posters can often trigger emotional responses, appealing to our sense of nostalgia and happy memories of childhood, travel, or hobbies, such as the Austrian art deco skiing poster above.

The other benefit is that their wide price range suits any budget. They make a fantastic talking point and a sound investment – if you get it right.

ha-dec2016  Five top tips for buying vintage posters

  • Authenticity is a key factor in determining and maintaining the value of your poster.  Consult a specialist dealer so you can be sure you’re buying an original and not a reproduction print.
  • Art Deco posters are very stylish and have a strong collector base. They look fantastic in modern homes and maintain their value.
  • Designs that represent good investments include ski posters for their timeless appeal and cinema posters, especially Oscar winners, popular actors and cult classics (such as James Bond).
  • Posters from the 1950 and 60s can be a great entry point into collecting as the designs are often bright, bold and quirky.
  • Make sure that the poster is reasonably good condition without significant losses, stains or tears. They can be restored but, depending on the extent of restoration required, this will add cost to your purchase. Avoid posters that are backed on board or posters that are laminated as this decreases their value.

When hanging, keep framing simple.  Most poster designs are bright and colourful and don’t need any additional boost or distraction.

A simple black frame works well in separating the poster from the background.  Non-reflective glass will allow it to be seen to its best effect and, like all artwork, they should never be displayed in direct sunlight.

With little of that about in December, it’s the ideal time of year to choose, share and enjoy these pieces of history. – Homes & Antiques

kings-road-antikbar-kirill-308x367  kings-road-antikbar2-residentdec2016  Christmas on the King’s Road:

Is Christmas always an exciting time for you?
The build up to Christmas is always busy for us. Posters are ideal for someone looking to give something more memorable and special. They can be tailored to a person’s interest; for example, a favourite film, holiday destination, sport or as a fun gift relating to their job or hobby, and we get quite a lot of orders.

What do you think will make you stand out this Christmas?
We are putting together a winter related poster exhibition – Let It Snow – at our gallery opening in November, which should generate some seasonal interest. A lot of the posters that will be on display are from the 1930s-50s and show a glam side to winter travel.

If you had to select one must-buy item from you, what would it be and why?
We have nearly 2,000 unique original posters in stock and it would be challenging to pick only one. My personal favourite at the moment is a fun Guinness poster – Guinness When You’re Tired – featuring a pint of Guinness sitting with hands crossed and a big smile on the creamy foam. It always makes me smile.

If you had three wishes this Christmas what would they be? It would be nice to have a bit of snow (but not too much). No disruptions to the public transport would be a bonus. Plenty of festive R&R with the family after the Christmas rush. The Resident

xmaslights  AntikBar, 404 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ.

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-7pm; Saturday 11am-6pm (by appointment only on Sundays and Bank Holidays) / Christmas and New Year: the gallery will be open on 24 December 11am-3pm then closed from 25 December until 6 January.

post-early-this-christmas  AntikBar offers worldwide delivery. Please click here for the latest delivery dates before Christmas.

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Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters from around the world – cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda. For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

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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Event: LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair, Berkeley Square, London

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AntikBar will be exhibiting at Stand C6 the annual LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair in Berkeley Square, London, from Tuesday 13th to Sunday 18th September (see below for opening hours and ticket information, including the Collectors’ Preview on Monday 12th).

Please let us know if you would like a complimentary invitation to visit us at this event (limited availability). Our gallery is located at 404 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ (click here for our opening hours and more information).

About the Fair:
“Since its inception in 2009, the LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair has grown to become a foremost international showcase for art and antiques, as well as one of the most prestigious events on the London social calendar. It’s one of only two yearly events to grace the beautiful Berkeley Square. At the heart of the modern, cosmopolitan city yet steeped in historical resonance, the location could not be more fitting.

100 exhibitors present work from across the art, antiques, design and decorative arts spectrum. Including jewellery, furniture, carpets, tapestries, antiquities, clocks, ceramics, silver and fine art, authenticity is assured thanks to a 70-member specialist committee pre-vetting everything on sale. With prices ranging from £500 to £500,000 and above, sought-after pieces appeal to both the established collector and first-time buyer alike.

A unique stage that welcomes visitors from across the world, the fair blends eclecticism, artistry and hospitality in perfect measure. An esteemed occasion, and a door to an intriguing world.”

About LAPADA:
“LAPADA (The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers) is the largest society of professional art and antiques dealers in the UK. It is a trusted resource for private collectors and the art & antiques trade in the UK and 16 other countries around the world. Established in 1974 it boasts 600 worldwide members, who are experts in their fields, with specialities ranging from fine art, jewellery and furniture to contemporary works, sculpture and ceramics.”

Opening Hours & Tickets:
Monday 12 – Collectors’ Preview (by invitation only), 3pm to 9pm
Tuesday 13 – 11am to 8pm
Wednesday 14 – 11am to 5:30pm
Thursday 15 – 11am to 8pm
Friday 16 – 11am to 8pm
Saturday 17 – 11am to 7pm
Sunday 18 – 11am to 5pm

If you would like to receive an invitation to the Fair and/or Collectors’ Preview (limited availability), and to join our emailing list, please contact us. We look forward to seeing you at the Fair.

For more information on this event and to purchase tickets in advance, please visit the LAPADA Fair website at www.lapadalondon.com.

PA1184_1_m  Our “collection of striking designs” featured by Billionaire.com in their list of top 10 dealers to visit at the 2016 LAPADA Fair: “From aeronautica to aboriginal art, Billionaire profiles 10 dealer booths that you shouldn’t miss…”

PS0549_1_m  Sporting Antiques Fit For A Gentleman – our vintage sport posters featured by Gentleman’s Journal: “For people with a passion for sport, posters featuring historical achievements and past events are a great way to decorate and provide for further appreciation…”

harpers-bazaar-us  “Modern Vintage: collectible art deco treasures available at LAPADA” by Harper’s Bazaar US featuring one of our original vintage Imperial Airways (1932) posters and one of our Cunard White Star Line (1937) posters.

pa1198_1_m  Harper’s Bazaar UK featured AntikBar as the “Best for vintage posters – …the vintage posters on sale at this Chelsea-based dealer are diverse in their subject matter, but all equally wonderful curiosities.”

antiquestradegazette  Our original vintage 1930s Austria for Winter Sports skiing poster featured by the Antique Trade Gazette (with our Stand C6 exhibitor listing insert featuring Buy British 1930s and Paris Olympics 1924)

telegraph Our original vintage 1932 Bugatti poster featured by The Telegraph in their Luxury Design slideshow of this year’s LAPADA Fair highlights “showcasing the best in art and antiques…”

houseandgarden  “20 Beautiful Finds at LAPADA 2016” by House and Garden features two of our original vintage Art Deco posters from the 1920s and 1930s

ChineseNewsVideo.jpg  Our original vintage “nostalgic era” posters at the LAPADA Fair featured by CNC Xinhua Network TV China (click the image to watch the video)…

newchinatv  …with their news review in English featuring AntikBar (click the image to watch the video)

collecting-postersSneak Peek: our new guide to collecting original vintage posters will be available from our Stand C6 at the LAPADA Fair. This guide includes a brief history of posters, printing techniques, investing in posters, how to spot an original from a fake, some of the main poster subjects, design styles and notable artists.
[Save the Date: this guide will also be available at our next Introduction to Collecting Posters talk on 5 October.]

Photos

setup  Set up in progress…

tuewed  Mid-week browse… 

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Visit our website to view our whole collection of original vintage posters and graphic design. For more updates, 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).

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Event: Vintage Wonderland

Vintage Wonderland, Clerkenwell
Sunday 24th November

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AntikBar will be participating again at this fun festive vintage event in The Great Hall at The Urdang, Old Finsbury Town Hall on Rosebery Avenue; a Grade 2 listed Art Nouveau gem situated in the heart of Clerkenwell. Open 11am-5pm (trade 10am). Tickets £4. We look forward to seeing you!

Gifts for Him review –
“Treat movie buffs to an original film poster of their favourite flick. AntikBar bring their stunning and highly collectible range of posters which look amazing framed and hung on the wall. You’ll find the great names of the film world including Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Lee and James Dean from a time when advertising really was a work of art.”

The ultimate Christmas shopping destination! A treasure trove of unique gifts for him & for her, gorgeous treats, party dresses and decorations… fashion, accessories, textiles, home ware, books, maps, poster art, children’s ware, fine china, objects from the turn of the 20th century & more… Something for everyone! Stop off at our much loved tea room serving scrumptious festive food and the delectably voiced Noelle Vaughn will be serenading guests with Christmas carols throughout the afternoon. Make your Christmas a vintage one…!

For more news & events and to browse our original vintage posters, please visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk. 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).

Upcoming Event: The Spirit of Christmas Fair 2013

PA0318_1_m  AntikBar will be participating again at the Spirit of Christmas Fair from Tuesday 5th to Sunday 10th November in The Grand Hall at London Olympia. For more information, please visit our News & Events page and our page on the Spirit of Christmas website. We look forward to seeing you at our Stand H6.

This popular annual Fair showcases a variety of unique and stylish gifts, interior design products, food and drink, accessories and decorations for the party season, Food Hall and festive workshops. The Luxury Travel Fair will also be open from 7th to 10th November. Full details, including opening times, are given on the Spirit of Christmas website.

Give Posters

Please contact us if you would like to be added to our emailing list to receive future event notifications, and visit the News & Events page on our website at www.antikbar.co.uk for updates.

You can also follow us on:

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Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

Sneak Peek: some images of our Stand H6 set up and ready for opening tomorrow…

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NEW! Latest Products

PS0222_1_m  Have you browsed AntikBar’s Latest Products page recently? We recently uploaded over 100 more original vintage posters to our website, including the following selection:

Cinema

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Sport

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Propaganda and War

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Travel

PT0413_1_m   PT0436_1_m

PT0433_1_m   PT0437_1_m

Advertising

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PA0583_1_m   PA0592_1_m

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and a few in a series, such as the Orient Express

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Wrigley’s

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London Underground

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Salvador Dali

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and the 1957 International Youth Games

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Click on the links given above or visit the AntikBar website to browse all our Latest Products.

Upcoming Event: AntikBar will be at Stand H6 at the Spirit of Christmas Fair, London Olympia, from 5-10 November. Further information is listed on our News & Events page. Please contact us if you would like to join our mailing list. We look forward to seeing you there!

PS0226_1_m   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).

Latest Products

Something for Everyone! From advertising, cinema and sport to travel, propaganda and war, AntikBar has listed over 70 new additions this week, available to browse on our Latest Products page, including:

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Event Reminder: visit AntikBar at the Spring Decorative Fair next week, from 23rd to 28th April: full details for this popular event, including entry tickets, are now available on our News & Events page.

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Quick News Bite

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NEW: You can now browse “by price” on the AntikBar website. More updates and product listings will be coming soon.

Save the Date: AntikBar will be at the Spring Decorative Fair in Battersea Park from 23-28 April. A notice will be posted on the News & Events page nearer the time with full details on this popular event.

Follow us for our Poster of the Day tweets/pins, further information and news bites, invitations and free tickets to events etc. at:

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