Tag Archives: Dorrit Dekk

Love and money

A proper post is brewing and will follow tomorrow, but this is just a brief appearance to let you know that all your Valentines poster needs are solved. I’ve mentioned this Dorrit Dekk poster before, and now it has appeared on eBay, not once but twice.  It ought to go really, it’s just the kind […]

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Mrs Housewife on Display

There are some things I haven’t been telling you recently, and it’s time to fess up. The biggest omission is the Bloomsbury Auctions sale which happened last week. Now this wasn’t the most exciting collection of posters I have ever seen in one place, but there was one significant exception. This was three lots, right […]

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Lend a hand

There’s a certain inevitability about the fact that now I’ve written the Home Front Posters book, a whole heap of new information about World War Two posters has popped up in various places.  This isn’t entirely a painful discovery, and not just because I am now resigned to the fact that while research could go […]

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Float Or Fly

I’ve mentioned the P&O archive before now, but I was led back to it the other day when I was on the trail of John Bainbridge.  This delightful fish is his, dating to 1953. But to my joy, I’ve discovered that they’ve added to what’s online since I was last there.  New arrivals include this […]

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Meet Mr Poster

There has definitely been a change in eBay over the last few years, at least in terms of the poster market.  When we first started watching it, most of what was up for sale wasn’t either of much quality or of much value.  Think National Savings and posters which had been damaged beyond all reasonable […]

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Post Office Love

This picture arrived in the Quad Royal inbox a few weeks ago. A very lucky man called Brian Shepherd had found this trio in his loft.  They’re mounted on board, and so it seems that they’d been used as trays to store apples and pears up there in the dark.  A waste of some very […]

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