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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #133016 (stock #C2161)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This Cultural Revolution ceramics is of an familiar image called "Bai Mao Nu", or otherwise known as "the White Hair Woman". Featuring in this color ceramics is a famous scene from one of the 8 Peking Operas introduced and recommended by Madam Mao. The White Hair Woman was a girl who had gone into the forests to hide from a vicious land owner who killed her father. She was later rescued by the Red Army, led by the Communist Party. By the time she was rescued by the Red Army, she had lived in the...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #133021 (stock #C2162)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Known as the Red Army detachment, this Cultural Revolution color ceramics depicts one of the female red army soldiers dancing, a famous scene from the Peking Opera named Red Detachment, a story about a group of women soldiers from Hai Nan who fought side by side with their male partners. Size: 13" tall by 3" deep by 8" wide.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #133498 (stock #C2174)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This Chinese propaganda poster features a chubby healthy Chinese kid playing a toy and putting pieces together. Titled "Step by Step", this non political themed poster was a reflection of changes in Chinese political atmosphere shortly after Chinese Cultural Revolution. Post Cultural Revolution, school education system was re-established, and kids are returning to school. There was an re-emphasis in school education and one child policy. The chubby kid image was one that advocated by the Chinese...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #135322 (stock #C2179)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "The friendship flower blossoms", this Cultural Revolution propaganda poster depicts three children, one Caucasian, one African, and one Chinese smiling and together. A symbol of peace and world unity, this poster was designed to advocate that Communist way was the only way to unite the world people together.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #135331 (stock #C2180)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "Ping Yin, Read and Write, six, seven, eight, nine and ten", (Pin Yin is a system developed by Chinese central government after 1949 on how to learn to pronounce Chinese and is a system used only in Mainland China), this very adorable poster features a group of elementary school kids learning how to pronounce Chinese using Pin Yin system, as well as counting, A rare non political Chinese school kids poster from the late 70s, this type of posters usually hang in Chinese classrooms.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #135835 (stock #C2182)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This is an elementary school poster featuring a kid with her doll. Titled "the loudspeaker sounds again".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #135883 (stock #C2185)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This unusual poster features Mao in his famous pose, with arms extended. The rarity of this poster has to do with the background message, where Lin Biao's words praising Mao was seen in calligraphy. It states the following: "Sailing the ocean requires the great helmsman, Revolution relies on Ma Ze Dong's theory. Sign Lin Biao, date: 1967, October 29th." Developed by Chinese Marine's Political Department, this poster was made for a special occasion, as indicated in the red letters just below the ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #162912 (stock #C2219)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This Cultural Revolution poster is titled "Learn from Comrade LeiFeng and Serve the People wholeheartedly". Published by JiangXi publishing house, this poster featured the image of LeiFeng who's known as the People's Liberation Army hero who sacrificed himself for an ordinary citizen and made into samples to be followed by the order of Mao. In this poster he is seen holding a kid while having a warm conversation with an elderly. The price of this poster at the time was 50 Chinese cents.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #189515 (stock #C2232)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "Learn to Count - 7," this educational poster features six kids helping an older woman who appears to be a veteran's family member. This poster didn't have a date stamp, however it indicated that this was used as first grade classroom educational material and published by TianJin publishing house. Judging by the theme of the poster this poster is likely from the early 1980's. Size: 30" by 21".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #189525 (stock #C2234)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster depicts the scene of villages studying from Da Zai, a sample village created during Cultural Revolution. On the lower right corner of the poster, it indicated that this poster was created by Liu Chang Gui, a student from Beijing Formal School Revolution Drama division. This poster was published by Beijing People Publishing House and distributed by Beijing XinHua Bookstore in November 1975, with the price tag of 14 Chinese cents. The poster shows the YanAn Elementary school students ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #259425 (stock #C2297)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “Chinese People are with Courage”, this poster features Mao and Chinese first premier Zhou En Lai, sitting with Wang Jing Xi, a model worker from the famous sample oil field Da Qing, and Chen Yong Gui, a model farmer from the famous sample village Da Qing. This poster was produced by Shanghai People Art Publishing house, distributed by Shanghai Xinhua bookstore, and printed by Shanghai No. 2 printing company. This was printed in June 1978 and the price of the poster at the time was 14...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #259428 (stock #C2298)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “Mao and Children”, this poster depicts Mao talking with two young kids. On the back of the poster it describes the story behind Mao and the Children. It was said that during the days of YaAn, Mao met two young kids and he stroke a conversation with them and praised them for not only good students but also harder workers as these kids were on their way to pick leaves for the silk worms to eat. Yan An is where the communist party set up the base from 1936 to 1948. The party led the peo...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #262642 (stock #C2379)
West Coast Trading Group
$40.00
The most famous, and one of the rarest posters from the Cultural Revolution is this poster, titled “Chairman Mao going to An Yuan”. Stated in fine prints, this poster belonged to the year of 1968, 4th edition. Created jointly by all of the universities in Beijing, and led by author “Liu Chuan Hua”, this poster is considered one of the finest artwork came out of Cultural Revolution by Chinese political critics, despite the strong propaganda message. On this poster, in small prints, the fo...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #262958 (stock #C2409)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster is really an advertisement for people to subscribe "Jiang Han Xu Bao", a semi monthly magazine on studying Mao's theory. On the lower right corner, it states that the magazine cost 10 cents each, and 60 cents for quarterly subscription, and one may order that magazine everywhere in the country's post office, and it is sold in Hubei province Xinhua bookstores and it is printed by Hubei Xinhua printing company. Size: 14" by 20".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #262970 (stock #C2412)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "7 Matches", this poster originates from a story that talked about an event took place during the Long March, where the communist was in retreat. In the story, a dying red army soldier brought his communist membership card to a fellow soldier, along with 7 matches. Because of the harsh and cold environment, matches were considered a very valuable asset. This poster was developed by Qi Da Hu for Shanghai elementary students and published by Shanghai Educationa Publishing House.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 2000 item #263003 (stock #C2418)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "Learn from Comrade LeiFeng”, this poster was published by People’s Art publishing house, printed by Beijng People’s Printing Company, and distributed by Beijing Bookstore in April 1990. The poster was priced at 85 cents. Post Tiananmen massacre in 1989, propaganda posters featuring Lei Feng were re-introduced by the Chinese central government in an attempt to re-educate the people by emphasis what is a desired behavior by the government. This poster was printed shortly after the i...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #263014 (stock #C2420)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "Our Flag is Communism", this poster features different classes of citizens such as the intellectuals and party members. Created to celebrate the 12th Chinese Communist Party Representative Meeting, this poster was created by Qiu Bai Ping, published by People's Art Publishing House, printed by Beijing Rubber Printing Company, and distributed by Xinhua Beijing bookstore in August 1982 as a first edition. The price of it was 16 cents. Size: 30" by 21".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #263015 (stock #C2421)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "Our Flag is Communism", this poster features different classes of citizens such as the factory workers and the farmers. This poster was created by Wang Hui, published by Beijing publishing house, printed by JingMei printing company, and distributed by Xinhua Beijing bookstore. The price of it was 16 cents. Size: 30" by 21".