Tag Archives: Abram Games

Who knew?

Today’s news is that I did something to something yesterday and discovered a whole new online archive.  For a collection that I had no idea even existed in real life. It turns out that the British Council owns a socking great heap of posters.  Made up of things like this McKnight Kauffer. And this Purvis. […]

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The combination of house renovation and school holiday means that the blog has been a bit neglected recently.  By way of apology, here’s a very lovely bit of Abram Games, very much on an appropriate theme for the holidays. Some closely related posters were on here the other day, but this isn’t it, rather it’s […]

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Harrogate Return

It’s taken two years, but finally I can report on another Morphet’s sale.  Sadly this is not another great poster extravaganza, but still worth your time and attention.  Shall we take this for starters? Abram Games, 1951, est. £200-300 The poster – which by rights should go for quite a bit more than that estimate […]

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Give that penguin a fish!

A recent acquisition on eBay was a few copies of Modern Publicity from the late 1950s and early 1960s.  I was going to share their delights with you anyway, but when I looked into the archives I realised that I’ve never actually blogged about this properly at all. Then when I looked a bit harder […]

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Posters Produce Results

No arguing with that, is there. Cecilia Murphy, 1932, est. $1,700-2,000 Although for today’s post, the results we are mostly bothered about come from auctions, as all at once there is a rush of new sales on the horizon and I can hardly keep up. That poster above is included in  Poster Auction International’s May […]

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Stamp stamp

Truly I have taken leave of my sense, because I have bought a presentation pack of stamps. Now under any other circumstances this would be the piece of ephemera too far and you would be at complete liberty to laugh and point at me.  Except it looks like this. Rather good, isn’t it? These are […]

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