March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends March 18, 2019


Occupational and Production-Related World War II Posters, Lot of 12

Lot of 12 occupational and production-related World War II posters ranging in size from 9 in. x 21 in. to 22 in. x 28 in, with phrases meant to inspire and/or guilt Americans to contribute to the war effort. Highlights include:

Douglas Aircraft poster, featuring an apocalyptic scene surrounded by text reading, "Time is Short / Every Minute / Counts."

Union Pacific poster, featuring three men loading explosives onto train cars, surrounded by text reading "Box Cars... / To Bombers / You put your label on a bomb when you ivest / in War Bonds. Buy them. Same them. Buy / more. Bonds are your bombs for Victory / 'Keep 'em Rolling' / The Railroads are the Backbone of Offense."

General Electric poster featuring a cannon firing a text bubble saying "Time / is Ammunition / Don't Waste it Here / Smash the Axis!" 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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