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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 2000 item #277067 (stock #C2488)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. The poster is titled “As you Wish”. Created by Li Zhi Fu, published by Tianjin YangLiu Art Publishing House, printed by TianJin Printing Company, and distributed by Tianjin Bookstore in January 1991. Price of it at the time was 58 cents. Size: 30” by...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 2000 item #277073 (stock #C2491)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. The poster is titled “All Nine Things are peaceful and with good fortune”. Created by Guo Qi Ming, published by Tianjin YangLiu Art Publishing House, printed by TianJin Printing Company, and distributed by Tianjin Xinhua Bookstore in June 1991. Price of...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 2000 item #277706 (stock #C2502)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
In China, the Door God is said to be able to protect a family if his portrait is pasted on the gate or door to the family's home. It's believed that the earliest images of the Door God were of brave brothers, Shen Tu and Yu Lei, who were capable of subduing spirits and exorcising ghosts. From the beginning of the Tang Dynasty, images of certain famous military officers in Chinese history or in Chinese literary works appeared on doors. Tang Dynasty generals Qin Qiong and Wei Chigong became popul...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #346945 (stock #C2584)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. This poster shows a chubby boy in a contemporary clothing holding a bucket of fruits. riding on fish while holding symbol of money. Created by Wang Zhenyu and Yan Fan. Published by Tianjin Yang Liu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #369474 (stock #C2661)
West Coast Trading Group
$129.00
Large 1996 propaganda poster in celebration of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China featured Mao and his generals. An image that was not seen before or during the Cultural Revolution, since Mao had rid of most of the generals who fought with him during his years as the chairman of China. This large poster, measured 42” x 25”, was intended to reinstate these generals in the Chinese history. The poster was carefully designed to incorporate symbols of China, such as the flower ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 2000 item #372555 (stock #C2676)
West Coast Trading Group
$55.00
This wind up watch has a picture of Mao surrounded by red guards. The sign says “The East is Red”. It also has a fighter jet as the second hand. In the back the watch says "In memory of Mao's 100 year anniversary". No battery needed.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #519017 (stock #C2745)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
"Every day is prosperous and every day brings in wealth." Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. Created by Wang Zhenyu and Yan Fang. Tianjin Yangliuqing Art publishing house, June 1994, first edition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 2000 item #519027 (stock #C2748)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
“Every year is prosperous and large sum of wealth is coming in”. Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. Created by Peng Gong Lin and Peng Hong. Liao Ling publishing house, July 1992. 46,700 print run. 0.64 Chinese cents at the time....
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #818889 (stock #C2897)
West Coast Trading Group
$75.00
Titled "The motherland is with our heart", this Chinese educational propaganda poster was distributed to schools and other public places as propaganda materials for young children of China. In this poster it shows students holding Chinese traditional symbols like the red lantern and the Chinese communist flag. 1991. Shanghai People's Art publishing house. 58,500 copies were ever produced. 0.50 yuan.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #818908 (stock #C2902)
West Coast Trading Group
$109.00
This set of 2 posters is titled "Lei Feng Spirit passes onto generation after generation" and shows a number of images of the national hero Lei Feng with comments describing his life. Lei Feng is a controversial figure which has been pretty much set up by the Chinese government as a martyr. His real stories tend to get murky depending on who you are talking to. He was described by the government as a martyr who sacrificed his needs for the others. 30" x 21". This is a set of 2 posters. Liang Lin...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #85438 (stock #C2032)
West Coast Trading Group
$13.00
The People's Liberation Army Hat. Standard army issued, one siz fits all. Inseam is 8" diameter.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #132560 (stock #C2156)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster was often seen in the late 70s and early 80s in rural sides of China during each Chinese New Year. Many motifs were employed in this rather complex and vibrant painting. Ruyi, Peach, Fish and the fruit of “Buddha’s Hand”, are all symbols of Longevity. The chubby kid holding a peach while wearing a necklace that said “Live to be one hundred years” symbolizes longevity and was a quite popular image back then. Now with the obesity problem among Chinese children, this image h...
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 1990 item #162918 (stock #C2223)
West Coast Trading Group
$50.00
We found this Iraqi propaganda poster of Saddam Hussein poster in Beijing, China in 2003. The existence of this poster in China is peculiar, but it's likely that it had come from the formal Iraqi embassy based in Beijing, China or through Chinese businesses who had operations in Iraq, as China and Iraq had fairly close business relationships, most recently, before the current U.S. war on Iraq, in military dealings and infrastructure buildings. Size 20.5*15".
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 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 1990 item #262449 (stock #C2337)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This chubby kid poster features two young chubby kids riding the lion, as part of the lion dance ritual during Chinese New Year. Size: 30" by 21". Published in HeBei Fine Art Publishing House in October 1983, it was printed by HeBei XiHua #2 Printing Company, and distributed by HeBei XiHua Bookstore. The price of the poster at the time was 16 Chinese cents. This type of poster was distributed during Chinese New Year.