Monthly Archives: November 2010

As seen previously

Just  a quick note to point out two rather lovely things for sale, both of which have been mentioned here in the past. One is the wonderful Design for Death by the equally wonderful Barbara Jones, which has appeared on eBay for a very reasonable £20. And on a Buy It Now, at that.  I […]

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Selling, cont.

There were so many railway and London Transport posters in the Onslows catalogue, that I ran out of time on Friday to consider the rest.  So, today, any other business. The bulk of this is World War Two posters.  Onslows usually have a fair selection and this sale is no different. Clixby Watson, est. £100-150 […]

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Further training

I’m really glad we don’t collect railway posters very seriously.  Because we’d be stony broke by now.  This year has just been sale after sale of high quality railway posters (with a fair slew of London Transport stuff too).  And now, to round off the year, there’s another one. Onslows’s December sale titles itself  Vintage […]

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You, the jury

A quick question today.  Which basically boils down to this: real or not? And there’s quite a lot riding on the answer, because this is up for auction at Brown & Co in Lincolnshire with an estimate of £100-150.  Which would be a bit of a bargain, for what might be a Cassandre which is […]

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Leave your Paddens here

I spy with my little eye… …some Daphne Padden posters for sale.  And I’m rather pleased about it as her work really does deserve more attention and acclaim than it has got so far. The one above is being sold by Elephant and Monkey for £95, but Fears and Kahn have this (for a somewhat more […]

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Collectors and cows

I don’t normally bother you with auction results except for the biggest sales.  But Swann Galeries sent me the results for their  15 November poster sale which I wrote about a few weeks ago.  And it’s noteworthy for two things. Number one is this. It went for, wait for it, $24,000 – the second most […]

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