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Displaying 1 - 20 of 24 Lots in Category - France
'CYCLES SAVING/Grand Premier Prix Medaille D'Or', c1900 vintage French lithographed advertising poster of a gendarme chatting up a nurse by artist Philippe Chapellier, printed by Artistique P Chapellier, Paris, linen-backed, size 119x160cm. Very Fine condition (minor peripheral faults). [Also see Griffon & Favor posters under Motor Racing].
1958 'LOTERIE NATIONALE/Tranche Speciale Du PRIX DE L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE', lithographed advertising poster by artist Yves Fournier, printed by Publicited, Paris, linen-backed, size 114x156cm. Fine condition, minor peripheral faults. [The 1958 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was won by Ballymoss ridden by Australian jockey Scobie Breasley]
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1910 (c.) 'GRIFFON/Bicyclettes Motocyclettes' lithographic advertising poster by the artist J Illatet, printed by G Elleaume of Paris. Linen-backed, size 160x121cm. One small piece missing, and minor peripheral faults. [The well established Griffon Bicycle Company built their first motorcycles in 1902, using one of their bicycle models as a basis to which they fitted a Zedel engine. Development was rapid, and racing success followed, with one of their machines in 1904 achiving 110 kmh. They lead the field in competition until shortly before WWI, and were acquired by Peugot in 1927, who built motorcycles under the Griffon marque until 1956]
1920 (c.) 'Automobilistes! Voici La PRICELESS OIL. Adoptez la!' vintage lithographic advertising poster, by the artist H de Laurencin, showing an American Indian, produced for a Mobil Oil project for the French consumer market, printed by Affiches Gaillard, Paris. Linen-backed, couple of pieces missing in 'O' of 'Oil', and some repairs, though attractive early motoring poster, size 120x161cm.
1930 (c.) 'SPIDO/l'huile de securite, en vente ici' (= SPIDO safety oil, on sale here) lithographic advertising poster, by the artist Pierre Delarue-Nouvelliere, printed by Courbet, Paris. Linen-backed, size 160x119cm. Very fine condition.
1937 'de la belle mecanique!/ cycles FAVOR motos', reproduction of French advertising poster featuring motorcycles & bicycles, artwork by Bellenger, size 60x39cm. Fine condition.
1960 (c.) 'Cofranc Motor Oil/L'Huile Qui Gagne' advertising poster, artwork by G.Righi, printed in Angouleme, size 77x60cm, linen-backed.
1962 'c'est si facile en simca 1000', 1962 lithographic advertising poster, by the artist Matthieu Diesse, with a background of Carte Michelin no.989 Havas-Paris, printed by Affiches Gaillard, Paris. Linen-backed, size 160x119cm. [The Simca 1000 was a popular car in France. Between 1962 & 1979, almost 2 million were sold]
1969 (c.) 'L'Huile De L'An 2000/ANTAR molygraphite' advertising poster, artwork by Villemot, printed in Paris, size 77x60cm. Minor peripheral faults.
1988 'AUTOMOBILES CLASSIQUES A BAGATELLE/le 11 Septembre 1988', advertising poster for the first Automobiles Classiques Show in Paris, by artist René Gruau, printed in Paris, size 312x231cm. Laminated for display - would look great in a garage, mechanic's workshop or panel beater. [The Club Automobile Classiques organised the show, and the Mayor of Paris allowed the use of the prestigous Parc de Bagatelle]
1991 (c.) '25eme Anniversaire/COURSE DE COTE/AIX - ST ANTONIN/ Championnat De France' French screenprint advertising poster, printed by Seeco Publicite, Aix, size 119x175cm. Very Fine condition.
1965 'foire/annecy/24 Septembre, 3 Octobre, 1965', French advertising poster featuring sailing, artwork by Y Laty, lithograph in colours, published by YL Annecy, size 76x117cm, linen-backed. Fair/Fine condition.
1862 500 Franc bond certificate for 'Societé Civile de L'Exposition Universelle et Permanente', with engraving of Exhibition buildings. Fair/Fine condition (tear at top).
1878 Paris Exposition Universelle, fold-out map, 'Exposition Universelle, Plans Complets et Authentiques, 1878'; 'The Cunard Steamship Compy/Paris Exhibition 1878/Model of new Steam Ship 'Gallia'; 'Mintons' China Works' trade card; engraved invitation to Pavillion de la Ville de Paris. Mainly Fine/Very fine condition.
1878 Paris Exposition Universelle, books 'Exposition Universelle 1878 Paris' by AP Martial [Paris, 1878] with 48 etched india proof plates (some water damage to outer pages); plus 'The Chefs-d'Oeuvre d'Art of the International Exhibition 1878' edited by Strahan [Philadelphia, 1878], with 76 engraved plates. Fair/Fine condition.
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1889 Paris Exposition Universelle (with the Eiffel Tower as the entrance arch), fold-out map 'Plan General de L'Exposition Universelle 1889'; invitations (7) including one from Monsieur Gustave Eiffel; photo booklet 'Exposition Universelle de Paris 1889'; leporello booklets (2); bond certificates (2); lottery ticket; 'Souvenir de l'Exhibition Universelle, Paris 1889, Compliments of Mr George H.Ford, New Haven Conn, Etats-Unis'. Fair/Fine condition.
(Qty 15 items)
1900 Paris Exposition Universelle, noted album of photographs 'Exposition Universelle Paris 1900, Collection Felix Potin'; book 'L'Exposition Universelle de 1900' by Rousselet [Paris, 1901]; booklet 'La Plate-Forme Mobile'; leporello album; photogravures album; programmes for 'Soirée' & 'Banquet des Maires'; tickets (2); invitations (6); 20 Franc bond certificate; 'Le Panorama' magazines (2); embroidered silk picture of 'Porte Monumentale'.
(Qty 19 items)
1900 Paris Exposition Universelle, collection of glass plate photographs (71) in wooden case; black photograph album with 50 photographs including several taken from the Eiffel Tower, all with neat captions; plus 3 other glass plate photographs of exhibitions.
Photographs mounted on 8"x10" cards including c.1900 views of Milan (2), Rome (1), Vatican Museum (29) & Paris (13); also Paris Panel photograph by Allan Studios in Collingwood showing cart-load of children with banner on cart 'Southern Cross'; photograph of girl by Jessie Mackintosh (1893-1957) of Hawthorn.
'Le Fascinant Capitaine Clegg (Night Creatures)'  two-sheet movie poster published in Paris, size 120x160cm. Some paper weakness along folds, otherwise Fine/Very Fine.