Lot 387: WWII 'Paper' Posters

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RR Auction

2017-12-18 16:06:16

Lot 387

Two American WWII propaganda posters: an original color 17.25 x 21.75 poster published by the Division of Information, Office of Emergency Management, reading: "Don't burn Waste Paper, Call A Collector! Our war effort needs it"; and an original color 14.25 x 20 Office of War Information poster (No. 72), published in 1943, showing documents marked "Secret," "Confidential," and "Restricted," with bright yellow text reading: "Lock up these papers, the enemy is vigilant." In overall very good to fine condition, with two large edge tears to the Office of War Information poster.

Estimate: $200-$400

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