PAI-LX: RARE POSTERS559 lots with images
March 10, 2013Live Auction
601 West 26th Street
New York, NY, 10001 USA
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Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 37 1/8 x 51 1/4 in./94.2 x 130 cm Imp. Kossuth, Paris Along with Gladiator, with which it merged financially in 1896, Clément was one of the bicycle makers that accounted for more posters than any other. In a genre full of fanciful imagery and exotically costumed muses, here is a straightforward narrative scene: as other soldiers fuss with stubborn horses in the background, this fellow chooses a reliable Clément bicycle to head off to duty. The tip-on is for a Rochefort-based distributor.
Condition Report: B/ Tears at folds & edges.View additional info »
Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 38 7/8 x 53 3/4 in./98.7 x 136.5 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris One of the early posters promoting the company’s bicycle output, this design shows a woman and young boy enjoying a lovely time in the countryside, waving at nearby sailboats.
Condition Report: B/ Tears & stains, primarily at folds & edges.View additional info »
Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 39 3/8 x 59 1/2 in./99.7 x 151 cm Lith. F. Appel, Paris After winning the famous Paris-Brest-Paris race atop a Rudge cycle in 1891, Charles Terront became the company’s most notable spokesperson. Rudge would later merge with Whitworth Cycles in 1894.
Condition Report: B-/ Expertly restored tears.View additional info »
Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 39 5/8 x 55 1/8 in./100.7 x 140 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris A small French producer of bicycles and tricycles in the 1880s & 1890s, F. Mégret shows here how the trusty steed has fallen short in stamina compared to the new bicycle.
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears at folds & edges.View additional info »
Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 39 x 58 7/8 in./99 x 149.5 cm F. Appel, Paris Based in Scotland, the Howe Machine Company was actually best known for its sewing machines, being the main competitor to Singer in the 1870s. However, by the 1880s, the factory was also producing a full range of bicycles. Here, a dapper young gentleman points to the brand name as the finest ride around.
Condition Report: B/ Tears & stains at folds & edges.View additional info »