May 20, 2021 12:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 56
 

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[Posters] [World War II]
Group of 19 "Careless Talk" Posters

Locations vary, ca. 1940s. 19 color lithographic posters. Condition varies, generally: A-B; scattered wear, short closed tears, and creasing. Measuring from 11 x 8 1/2 in. (28 x 21 cm) to 40 x 28 in. (102 x 71 cm).

List found below

Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.

Sold for $2,142
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Locations vary, ca. 1940s. 19 color lithographic posters. Condition varies, generally: A-B; scattered wear, short closed tears, and creasing. Measuring from 11 x 8 1/2 in. (28 x 21 cm) to 40 x 28 in. (102 x 71 cm).

List found below

Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.

1. Anderson, Harry. Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills!

2. Atherton, John. A Careless Word…Another Cross. OWI Poster No. 23.

3. DHS. Don’t Kill Her Daddy With Careless Talk. Distributed for the issuing agencies by the Office of War Information

4. Dorne, Albert. Less Dangerous Than Careless Talk…Don’t Discuss Troop Movements…Distributed for the Issuing Agencies by O.W.I.

5. Dorne, Albert. Somebody Blabbed…Button Your Lip! Office of Facts and Figures

6. Falter, John. If You Tell Where He’s Going…He May Never Get There! Distributed for the Issuing Agency by the Office of War Information

7. Fischer, Anton Otto. A Careless Word…A Needless Sinking. OWI Poster No. 24.

8. Fischer, Anton Otto. A Careless Word…A Needless Loss. OWI Poster No. 36.

9. Helguera, L. I’m Counting on You! Don’t Discuss: Troop Movements, Ship Sailings, War Equipment. OWI Poster No. 78

10. Sarra. If You Talk Too Much This Man May Die. OWI Poster No. 6

11. Siebel. Someone Talked! OWI Poster No. 18.

12. Unknown Artist. If You Tell Where They’re Going…They May Never Get There…Don’t Talk About Troop Movements. OWI Poster No. 54

13. Unknown Artist. If You Tell Where They’re Going…They May Never Get There…Don’t Talk About Troop Movements. OWI Poster No. 51

14. Unknown Artist. Telling a Friend May Mean Telling the Enemy. J. Weiner Ltd., London

15. Unknown Artist. The Enemy is Listening...He Wants to Know What You Know…Keep it to Yourself. Office of Facts and Figures

16. Unknown Artist. Right Now Mr. Railroader is the Time…Keep War Secrets Under Your Hat. Poster No. 226, Committee on Education, Safety Section, Association of American Railroads

17. Unknown Artist. Warning From the FBI…OWI Poster No. 74

18. Unknown Artist. We Caught Hell! –Someone Must Have Talked. Distributed for the Issuing Agencies by the Office of War Information.

19. Unknown Artist. What I Know-I Keep to Myself…Careless Talk Costs Lives. Lowe & Brydone, London

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