Lot #6111
Moscow and Lake Placid 1980 Summer and Winter Olympic (2) Posters

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Two color posters for the 1980 Olympiads—a 23.5 x 34.5 poster boycotting the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics, which depicts artwork by Andy Giarnella of an American eagle threatening the Soviet Union bear with the Olympic flame, with large text below, “Buck the Bear…Boycott,” affixed to a same-sized foamcore mount; and a 29.25 x 40 poster of “Olympic Country, Adirondack Mountains, N.Y.,” which features a condensed overhead cartoon map of the upstate New York recreational area, including hotels, lakes, ski centers, and various outdoor activities. In overall very good condition, with edge tears and creasing to the rolled NY poster, and edgewear, intersecting folds, pin holes, and stains to Moscow poster.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #628 - Ended January 20, 2022