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Wounded Irish Soldiers are Recalled in US Sale

Posted by admin on Aug 12, 2011

A World War I poster in support of Irish servicemen in America described as “extremely rare” was sold at auction by vintage poster specialist Swann Auction Galleries in Manhattan this week for $1,400 (€989) exceeding its estimate of $800-$1,200 (€565-€848).

The poster, thought to date from 1917 and titled Erin’s Appeal to America: Help My Irish Disabled was produced by an illustrator who signed himself simply as “Jagger”.

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