Monday, November 15, 2010
Today's Top Lots: Travel Posters
Montague Birrel Black, White Star Line / "Olympic" and "Titanic," circa 1910. Sold for $36,000. R: Andrew Power (Sybil Andrews), Wimbledon, 1933. Sold for $24,000.
Today's Rare & Important Travel Posters auction saw a crowded auction floor, with healthy bidding in person and on the phone. The day's top lot was Montague Birrel Black's famous White Star Line / Olympic and Titanic, circa 1910, which brought $36,000, tying the record price set last year. The second highest selling lot was from the large selection of posters for the London Underground. Sybil Andrews's Wimbledon, 1933, designed under the pseudonym, Andrew Power, sold for $24,000, setting a record price for the poster.