Lot 452

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Good pair of original American World War II posters, both incorporating the theme of unity between Allied nations. Includes: Propaganda poster, 20" x 28", depicting a group of tanks, artillery, ships and planes advancing together beneath the flags of the Allies. The poster is entitled "United", and bears the legend "The United Nations Fight for Freedom" at bottom. The name of the artist, Leslie Ragan, appears on the leftmost tank. The poster is marked at bottom left as being "O[ffice of] W[ar] I[nformation] Poster No. 79", and at bottom right: "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - O- 534058". Shows original mailing folds, else very good. WITH: Propaganda poster, 28 1/2" x 39", entitled "The United Nations Fight for Freedom" and depicting the labeled flags of each of the Allied nations adjacent to a monochrome image of the Statue of Liberty. The poster is marked at the bottom edge as being "O.W.I., Poster No. 19", and at bottom right: "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - O - 498304". Shows original mailing folds, with some splitting thereto repaired on the verso with cello tape, else very good. Two pieces.

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April 17, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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