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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1068199 (stock #343)
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This is a original gouache illustration by Bill Griffith for the August 1955 issue of Sports Afield.The story was the Saga of the Red Wolf.The art is 11 by 12 1/2+ margins and has been framed in a simple wood frame 17 1/2 by 18 1/2.Picture is in good condition but has some small spots on the right side and a light one near top center.I presume it sat around for a time before being framed.Griffith worked for Sports Afield for a number of years. He did cover art and interior illustrations.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1960 item #1068254 (stock #348)
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This is a large 39 1/2 by 24 1/4 inch travel poster for Air France.I will rate it B+ with one small tear into the bottom edge center about 1/2 inch into the color and a little minor wrinkling on the left top side.I think this is from the early 50's. it says Printed in France 342-c6-af. The printer is P. Chanove courbevoie.We have not seen a copy of this unusual poster before.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1960 item #1088688 (stock #350)
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USD $345.00
This is a set of 3 hand hammered vases designed and made by Laurits Christian Eichner 1894-1967.He was a high end craftsman who worked in Silver Pewter Brass and other mediums.He was born in Denmark and lived in New Jersey. There was a retrospective show on his work at the Smithsonian in 1971.They produced a 60 page catalog for the show but it is hard to find.He made models and scientific instruments for the Smithsonian among other things.All three vases are signed with a crown cartouche and his...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #1127526 (stock #360)
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This is a nice large 18 by 24 sight size oil on canvas by Paul Flegel a listed artist.It seems to be in its original frame which is 26 by 32.The painting is in great original condition. The carved wood 60's frame has a few chips in the thin gesso top coat.Flegel was known for his style of painting on the open canvas with a palette knife which is quite evident in this picture.From the few pictures of his we could find on line this seems to be a much better than normal example of his work. Flegel ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Graphic Art : Posters : Pre 1960 item #1180570 (stock #377)
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USD $135.00
This is a nice original serigraph French poster from the 50's or 60's for a show at the Galerie Drouant in Paris. The artist was Darnaud.Not sure if this was Henry 1905/1985 or Maxime 1931-. A nice original show poster in fine condition other than 4 pin holes in the corners. Size is 21 by 15 1/2 inches
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1960 item #1233116 (stock #393)
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USD $395.00
This is a very striking original Travel Poster by the French National Railroad for travel in Provence. Circa 1952 we will rate it as a B because of corner chips at the top and bottom right side. They do not go into the image and could be easily fixed by a restorer. Size is 24 1/2 by 39 1/2.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1950 item #193635 (stock #26)
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USD $895.00
This is a great image of the Yakima gateway to Rainier National Park by Sydney Laurence for the Northern Pacific railroad series of western travel posters.It is 30 by 40 and I will rate it A-. It has some wrinkles and minor foxing in the left white border. This poster has been bringing over $1000.00 at auction in worse condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Posters : Pre 1950 item #194935 (stock #35)
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USD $95.00
This is a large poster display to be used in a news stand for the week that this issue of the SEP was for sale.This is a scarce item as it was intended to be tossed out at the end of the week. It is 28 by 22 and is in A cond. The artist is Atherton and it features Benjamin Franklin.There is some reflection in my photo.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #360247 (stock #222)
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USD $495.00
This is a great real photo from April 1940 of all the troops lined up to make their insignia.It is copyrighted by a Texas firm I cant make out.These type of service photo is hard to find and they have been selling at auction for up to a $1000.00. It is 13 by 16 + margins. The margins have some slight wrinkling. In very good cond.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1950 item #619851 (stock #243)
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USD $395.00
This is a original copy of the Great Northern Railway calendar for 1948. It is 16 by 33. It features Lazy Boy a Blackfeet Medicine man at Glacier national park.It was done by Winold Reiss and is in ex. cond with a couple of minor wrinkles. Never used we have the original mailing tube!Complete pad including Dec. 1947.You will not find a nicer example. These have been bringing up to $900.00 at New York auctions.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1950 item #619868 (stock #246)
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USD $395.00
This is a near mint original pre war 1941 calendar for the Great Northern Railway. It is 16 by 33 and was created by Winold Reiss.It features Calling First a Blackfeet Brave at Glacier National Park.2 very minor wrinkles at the top of this crisp near mint calendar. You will not find a better one!We even have the original tube it came in.These have been bringing up to $900.00 at New York auctions.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1950 item #1068250 (stock #347)
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USD $365.00
This is a nice artist signed poster for travel in Mexico.I can not make out the signature.The poster is 26 1/2 by 36 1/2. I will rate it B condition with some wrinkles from being rolled, a small tear into the top of the image about 1 inch, one tape stain and a few light other stains in the margins,and a small crease in the top right corner. No paper loss or scuffs.It looks better than my description.I believe its from 1945 era as there is a 45 in a circle by the printers name Galas seems to be t...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1950 item #1068337 (stock #349)
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USD $895.00
This is a rare original large 39 1/2 by 24 1/4 inch travel poster put out for the soon to be canceled Olympic games that were to have been held in Helsinki Finland.The artist was Jorma Suhonen and it was published by Suomen Matkat for the Finnish railways.I will rate it a A- with a couple of minor wrinkles in center near the bottom a little side wrinkling on the bottom left edge and a paper crease on the bottom left corner. Condition is really quite nice for this scarce poster.I could only find ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1950 item #1139084 (stock #364)
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USD $235.00
This is a nice pencil signed limited edition lithograph titled Swamp Land by Henry Pitz. It was issued by the Associated American Artists.Their print issues were usually done in editions of 250.The print is in excellent condition and comes with the original label. We have matted it in a off white mat.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #1213503 (stock #389)
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USD $13,500.00
This is a lovely and scarce original photograph by Albert Steiner 1877-1965 a well know Swiss photographer.He did a summer and winter version of this view in at least 3 sizes. This is the middle size at 9 by 11 3/8ths.it is mounted on a thin paper board that is 18 3/4 by 15 1/2.It is signed and titled on the board in pencil by Steiner and is in excellent condition. Both the summer and winter view have shown up only a few times at auction.This size signed has only sold twice once for $13500.00 in...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1950 item #1280974 (stock #409)
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USD $345.00
This is a original Lithograph by the well listed artist George Ford Morris 1873-1960. He Concentrated almost solely upon the art of the horse, He was a frequent contributing artist to such publications as ' The American Horseman ', ' Breeder's Gazette ', ' American Field ', ' National Horseman' and ' Thoroughbred of California '. He also illustrated for national publications such as ' Scribner's ' and ' Century' magazines'.This print was titled Green Pastures when sold thru the Associated Americ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1940 item #193644 (stock #29)
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USD $295.00
this is a great poster for travel in italy from 1931.It is 27 1/2 by 39 and I will rate it B+ cond. This has a water stain on the lower left corner that goes in about 4 inches and some minor wrinkling other wise in great cond. There is some shadow in my pic.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1940 item #194941 (stock #38)
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USD $485.00
This is a great graphic image from the 30's for travel in Austria during the winter. It is 24 by 39 and I will rate it as B+.There is a 4 inch tear at the top with a old repair and some wrinkles.It is artist signed Seger.There are some shadow lines in my photo.