Tag Archives: Tom Eckersley


I do like a sharp-eyed reader.  Sheila got in contact to show me this poster, which she’d just bought on eBay. It’s great, isn’t it.  But I can’t tell you anything definite about it, because it isn’t signed.  Sheila, however, has a theory. Compare and contrast with this, which is a Tom Eckersley classic. These […]

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Ghost posters

This picture arrived by email last week.  It is, I am told, a street corner in Brighton at some point during the 80s.  But with the 1950s lurking just under the skin. Now this would be worth putting your way just as a reminder of what does persist, and in the strangest places.  But there’s more to […]

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Special purchase

My initial thought when I first looked at the new Onslow’s catalogue a few weeks ago was that someone had better ring the BPMA, because they’ve been burgled.  Then I read the auction blurb more closely, and of course it says including duplicates from the British Postal Museum & Archive Collection Panic over. What they […]

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There’s a certain amount of urgency to this post as the next Bloomsbury poster auction is tomorrow (Tuesday).  I do wish I could get a bit more excited about the Bloomsbury Auctions, I really do, as they really ought to be the missing piece of the jigsaw, the auctions which hoover up all the lower-priced […]

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Your goodwill eases our daily task

Right, I have got behind again (apologies) and so the next few posts are going to be mostly me catching up with the auctions.  And there seem to be quite a lot to get through, too.  Although I do also have some thoughts on 1930s railway posters which need an airing one of these days […]

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On 16th July, Bloomsbury are holding their Poster Sale, in what I’m hoping will be the last auction for a while – I say this mainly because I want to write about other things for a chance. I’m not so jaded that I am going to do this, but I am aware that I could […]

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