World War II posters prove popular

Our love of wartime nostalgia remains strong

With our love of wartime nostalgia so strong, proved by the popularity of the ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ mugs and bags, it comes as no surprise that a collection of World War II posters sold for far more than expected at a Wallis & Wallis sale in Sussex this week.
Each lot of about 10 prints had a price guide of up to £250 but instead made several times that.
A set of posters with the slogans ‘Back Them Up’, ‘Heavy Stirling’ and ‘Britain’s New Airborne Army goes into action’ was the highest selling lot, achieving £2,700.  
The second half of the collection, saved from an old printing factory, goes on sale on 5th May. More auction listings

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