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Vintage Posters Up For Grabs at The 2022 Ski Sale

Lyon & Turnbull has announced a 2022 Ski Poster Sale which will be the largest edition to date. The auction, which begins on the 18th January 2022, will feature nearly 100 lots of unique, vintage posters advertising Swiss, French, Austrian and Norwegian ski resorts. The sale recognises the golden age of travel, from the beginning of the 20th century right through until the 1950s, a time where the first ski resorts fought with each other...

Vintage James Bond Posters To Go To Auction

James Bond will be returning – and not just on the big screen. To coincide with the belated launch of No Time to Die, international auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull, in partnership with poster specialists Tomkinson Churcher, are to offer a fine selection of vintage 007 posters as part of an auction of Vintage & Film Posters live online on 19th October. A total of 15 Bond posters come under the hammer, many of them classics...

Wall Power: Why We Are All Aboard For Iconic Travel Posters

In this article, Bonhams’ vintage poster expert Richard Barclay explains the value behind ‘once here today, gone tomorrow’ travel posters.Richard Barclay is just about to travel from his home in Brittany to London on Eurostar to set up the latest Bonhams’ vintage posters auction. He is understanding, but frustrated, over recent travel restrictions and has witnessed lockdowns creating ‘a renewed nostalgia’ for holidays and travel – and, in turn, many more people are looking for...

Classic Movie Posters Clean Up for Ewbank’s

Ewbank’s Auctions’ July 23rd Vintage Posters auction showed the popularity of kitsch classics with a top price of £12,000 for a poster for the 1956 B-Movie classic from MGM, Forbidden Planet. The 30 x 40 inch British Quad film poster features the first release of the iconic “Robby the Robot” artwork and had been consigned from a private collection. Ewbank’s specialist Alastair McCrea knew it would do well and had given it an estimate of...

Cinema Poster Collection Ranges from Beatles to Westerns

A consignment for Ewbank’s upcoming single-owner film poster collection is so large that the auction house has had to delay the auction by a week in order to complete cataloguing it. But the size of the Michael Armstrong collection, now set for May 7th, is not its most important feature, as Ewbank’s partner and specialist Alastair McCrea reveals. “The outstanding factor is its condition. Michael Armstrong was the longstanding and final projectionist at The Regal...

Ski Poster Sale Celebrates Golden Age of Travel

Lyon & Turnbull is partnering with vintage poster specialist Tomkinson Churcher to present the annual Ski Sale in Edinburgh on 15 January 2020. This popular auction celebrates the golden age of travel, from the turn of the twentieth century through to the 1950s, a time when the first ski resorts competed to be recognised as the most glamorous, with some of the finest designers and artists commissioned to create stylish posters urging holiday-makers to visit....

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