Records & Results – Vintage Posters

Swann Galleries’ August 3 sale of Vintage Posters finished the 2015-2016 season for the house, breaking three auction records in the process.

 

Lot 2: Alois Hans Schram, Jubilæums – Ausstellung / Wein, 1898.Sold August 3, 2016 for $3,750, a record for the poster.

Lot 2: Alois Hans Schram, Jubilæums – Ausstellung / Wein, 1898.
Sold August 3, 2016 for $3,750, a record for the poster.

 

Alois Hans Schram’s Jubilæums – Ausstellung / Wein, 1898, was bought for a record $3,750, breaking its previous record, also set by Swann in 2013, by over one thousand dollars.

 

Lot 380: Designer unknown, Learn What You Need! / Use What You Learn!, 1924.Sold August 3, 2016, for $4,000, a record for the poster.

Lot 380: Designer unknown, Learn What You Need! / Use What You Learn!, 1924.
Sold August 3, 2016 for $4,000, a record for the poster.

 

An American work incentive poster, Learn What You Need! / Use What You Learn!, designer unknown, went to a private collector for $4,000, a record for the work.

 

Lot 482: Francois Gos, Zermatt / Matterhorn, 1904. Sold August 3, 2016, for $5,750, a record for the poster.

Lot 482: Francois Gos, Zermatt / Matterhorn, 1904.
Sold August 3, 2016 for $5,750, a record for the poster.

 

A beautiful travel poster by Francois Gos, Zermott / Matterhorn, 1904, surpassed its auction record with $5,750.

 

Lot 216: Group of 35 Soviet propaganda posters, 1930-1934. Sold August 3, 2016 for $18,750.

Lot 216: Group of 35 Soviet propaganda posters, 1930-1934. Sold August 3, 2016 for $18,750.

 

The top lot in the sale was a group of 35 Russian propaganda posters, grossing $18,750 after a fierce bidding war. War posters continue to receive strong interest in the market.

 

The next sale of Vintage Posters will be October 27, 2016. View full results here.