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Lot #383
World War II Posters: Careless Talk

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Description

Two original color 20 x 28 Office of War Information posters published in 1944 by the US Government Printing Office: one featuring a photograph of a woman by Victor Keppler, framed by large text, "Wanted! For Murder, Her careless talk costs lives" (1944-O-595600); and one featuring a sad cocker spaniel in front of a 'Gold Star' service flag signifying the death of a sailor by artist Wesley Heyman, with white text along the bottom, "…because somebody talked!" (1944-O-579038). In overall fine condition, with intersecting folds as issued, and small areas of paper loss to corners of the dog poster.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: August
  • Dates: #533 - Ended August 08, 2018