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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 11,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction
For your collection: an original British World War I recruiting poster, "Take Up the Sword of Justice." This poster with its powerful image was issued by The Parliamentary Recruiting Committee shortly after the sinking of the Lusitania , and printed by David Allen & Sons. It is Card No. 114, printed on heavy card stock and measuring approximately 14 ¼ X 9 ½ inches. Its original orange string hanger is threaded through two metal gromits at the upper edge; t is rubbing to the edges and some slight bumping to the corners, but overall it is in remarkable condition. This image/design was issued in a number of different variations and formats; please see my concurrent auction for a sheet of stamps bearing this image. Offered without reserve, this item will ship insured via US Parcel Post. Good luck!

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