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Posters/Art

  • 96th Aero Squadron 1917-1918 Litho - Dealer Lot

    SKU: 18-POST-00012

    Company of Military Historians Plate No. 496, copyright 1980.  From the series Military Uniforms in America.  Shows a pilot in flight suit, a 2d Lt in a Mackinaw and a 1st Lt in service dress.  Size is 11x14", as new condition.  This is a lot of 20 identical lithos.  Each should retail for $12-15 I should think.  There's a potential 100% markup here.

    Price: $125.00
    $125.00
    18-POST-00012
  • French Lithograph - 1918

    SKU: 18-POST-00011

    Lovely large color litho entitled (in French below the image) "Poster by Richard Putz - Edited and hosted by the National Bank of Credit on the Occasion of the National Loan - October 1918"  Printed by Devambez, Paris.  Shows a French angel leading a victorious French army overrunning the defeated Germans.  Size is 20x14", excellent condition.

    Price: $65.00
    $65.00
    18-POST-00011
  • Smith & Wesson Revolver Poster - ca. 1920

    SKU: 18-POST-00008

    Colorful original Smith and Wesson poster of a cowboy firing his revolver pursued by Indians across a river.  S & W logo in the lower left corner and "Printed by S & W".  The artist's signature is obscured by the border.  Printed on heavy card stock, 18 x 22".  About good condition; one small thumb-tack hole is upper image border, some light soiling top and bottom which should clean easily by a conservator.  This would be a wonderful centerpiece to a S & W pistol collection.  (REDUCED)

    Price: $275.00
    $275.00
    18-POST-00008
  • Phillips Petroleum WWI Aerial Battle Prints

    SKU: 18-POST-00007

    Three sepia-tone prints from a promotional series by Phillips Petroleum Company, 1961.  Paper size is 21 x 17", artist is Tran Mawicke.  Prints are:  Plate #15, April 1918, Eddie Rickenbacker in pursuit of an Albatros DV; Plate #16, November 1917, McKeever and Powell take on nine enemy planes; Plate #17, March 1917, Rene' Fonck in a Caudron G.IV bomber engages Albatros single-seaters.  Plates 16 & 17 are excellent; plate 15 has a section of toning which can be seen in the photograph (the shading on the right is a shadow).  These are very nice art prints of high quality and would be wonderful framed.  Included is a letter from the manager of aviation sales dated 1961 which was included when the prints were released.  The price for the three...

    Price: $65.00
    $65.00
    18-POST-00007
  • Hubbell Prints - ca. 1938

    SKU: 18-POST-00005

    Three Thompson Products color prints of famous Charles Hubbell paintings:  1) Douglas DST, American Airlines, reprint from Fortune May 1938, 2) Boeing 314, PAA, reorinted from Fortune March 1938, 3) Thompson Valve Ad, reprint from Fortune, December 1936.  All are 11x14",  generally very good, no tears or folds.  These are very popular prints from a famous and highly respected artist.

    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
    18-POST-00005
  • Set of 7 Official Lockheed Color Aircraft Prints

    SKU: 18-POST-00004

    Seven 11x14" color photos in an original Lockheed company envelope (only three prints pictured).  Prints are excellent; envelope chipped (thank goodness it protected the prints!).  Included are the F-80 (single and two-place), F-90, F-94, C-121 and P2V-4.  These are circa 1950s.  Unusual to find a complete set in such nice condition.  

    Price: $85.00
    $85.00
    18-POST-00004
  • WWI Aviation Service Certificate

    SKU: 18-MISC-00003

    Fancy 14 x 18" color certificate for WWI service in the U.S. Air Service.  Tipped in photo and ink entries to James A. Coleman, Private, Aviation Section, Signal Corps, 664 Aero Squadron.  Signed by the commanding officer.  Framed and under glass.  Very good condition.  Most such certificates are plain but this one is very colorful and complete.  Will require some additional shipping because of the framing and glass. 

    Price: $95.00
    $95.00
    18-MISC-00003
  • Rare WWII Dorne Poster - RATTLESNAKE !

    SKU: 18-POST-00002

    Scary poster "Less Dangerous Than Careless Talk - Don't Discuss Troop Movements, Ship Sailings, War Equipment" by Albert Dorne.  Printed at the bottom:  U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944...Distributed for the Issuing Agencies by O.W.I."  It is likely that this poster had very limited distribution (common for a small number of posters) because the image was too disturbing to place in areas like post offices.  Excellent condition, 28.5 x 40", linen mounted.  Will be shipped rolled for a small additional shipping charge.  ON HOLD

    Price: $675.00
    $675.00
    18-POST-00002
  • 1915 Christy Poster "Gee I Wish I Were A Man - I'd Join the Navy"

    SKU: 16-POST-00014

    Iconic and famous WWI recruiting poster by Howard Chandler Christy.  Dated 1915, logo at bottom for New Haven, Connecticut recruiting station.  Poster size 27 x 41", on linen size 30 x 44".  Just back from an outstanding restoration by Papersmith in Seattle.  Excellent with no flaws, ready to frame and enjoy.  A very rare poster; I've had only three in 45 years.  Will require additional shipping and insurance; inquire.  Typically brings over $3,000 at auction; mine is much more reasonable.

    Price: $1,950.00
    $1,950.00
    16-POST-00014
  • Lindbergh Etching by J. Knowles Hare

    SKU: 16-POST-00009

    Attractive 8 1/2"x11" etching of Lindbergh, artist is J. Knowles Hare who signed in the lower right corner margin.  Nicely framed, behind glare-resistance glass and protected by dust cover on reverse. 

    Price: $75.00
    $75.00
    16-POST-00009