Second World War propaganda posters fetch £15,000





A rare collection of Second World War propaganda posters sold for almost £15,000 when they went under the hammer today.

The 110 prints, bearing morale-boosting slogans such as Keep Calm And Carry On, were sold in 11 lots at Wallis and Wallis Auction Galleries in Lewes, East Sussex.

Bidding clerk Lyn Hayward said the total of £14,590 that was fetched was "well in excess of what was expected".

The posters, described as being in mint condition, were brought into the auction house by a relative of a worker who saved them from being thrown away during a clear-out at a print firm....


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