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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 : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #504375 (stock #C2744)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
In 1976, Huo Guo Feng succeeded Mao Ze Dong to become the Chairman of China. His career was short lived. In 1978, Deng Xiao Ping took over and made the announcement of "Getting Rich is Glorious." Hua Guo Feng's legacy had become the unfortunate mockery, coined by Mao's words of "If you are taking care of it, I don't have to worry,” as seen in this poster...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Contemporary item #504334 (stock #C2744)
West Coast Trading Group
$22.00
This hip Chinese People's Liberation Army messenger shoulder bag is measured 14" long and 13" wide. Great for carrying anything around town. Smiling Mao's image is imprinted just above the famous slogan during the Cultural Revolution "Serve the People - Mao Ze Dong," which refers to the spirit of Lei Feng.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Contemporary item #478984 (stock #C2743)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.95
The hard cover book is signed by authors. The Cultural Revolution in China was a time of upheaval and change. Millions of lives were disrupted and much effort was spent by the government and the Party to "reeducate" the populace through a great propaganda campaign. Posters, ceramic statues, Red Books, pins, and a myriad of other means were designed to get the message across. Now, after the opening of China to the West, these things are finding their way into the collector's market...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #431585 (stock #C2740)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This wood block print is in an unusual plum wine color, it shows Mao Ze Dong surrounded by impressionable and hot blooded red guards. Mao's holding a scroll that has his essay on it, and the red guards are holding Mao's red books. The red guard flag is flowing. 15" x 21".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431578 (stock #C2738)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This air defense strategy poster created during the early 1970s was aimed to educate people of China on how to take shelter during an air strike. Titled “Disperse and Take Shelter”, this educational poster shows people walking into a bomb shelter and management of traffic, electricity and fire. Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office. 30” x 20”. 1970.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431577 (stock #C2737)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “Maintain social order and protect the safety,” this poster shows Mao’s quotations on the left and on the right, pictures of PLA and national guards solving crimes. Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office. 30” x 20”. 1970.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431575 (stock #C2736)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
Titled “the identification of enemy aircrafts”, this interesting and military unusual poster documented different type of military planes from Soviet Union, America, and Taiwan. Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office. 30” x 20”. 1970.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431561 (stock #C2732)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “People’s Air Force Preparation Work”, this poster shows that the people’s preparation in terms of group organization and technical training and preparation. Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office. 30” x 20”. 1970.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431557 (stock #C2731)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This air defense strategy poster created during the early 1970s was aimed to educate people of China on how to take shelter during an air strike. Titled “Disperse and Take Shelter”, this educational poster shows different ways people should hide during an air strike. The five demonstrative pictures were accompanied by descriptions of the types of behavior that were expected of the citizens and the places to go in an event of an air strike from the enemy planes...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431508 (stock #C2729)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Chinese military defense poster from 1970. It gives directions on how to guide people into shelters and how to prevent chaos in case of air force strike by the enemies. 30" x 20".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431498 (stock #C2727)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “people’s Air defense preparation work”, this early 1970s poster was created by Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office. 30” x 20”.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431495 (stock #C2726)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
This poster shows Lin Biao conducting meetings with the PLA soldiers on the importance of people’s air defense. Mao’s quotations were prominently displayed. Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office, 1970. 30” x 20”.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431477 (stock #C2721)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00
Titled “For revolution, one must save cardboard and recycle paper products, including paper boxes.” The poster demonstrates that for every ton of cardboard recycled, the country can produce the equivalent of 1700 kg of corn, 570 kg of charcoal, 350 kilowatts-hours and 100 cubic meters of water. A list of recycling centers in Beijing with phone numbers and addresses, as well as the types of recyclables were listed. A rare early Chinese environmental protection and conservation poster...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #431271 (stock #C2715)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
This Lei Feng Poster show Lei Feng washing an army vehicle. The bottom gave the biography of the Communist government’s version of Lei Feng, which consists of Lei Feng was born into a poor family and how the communist government had saved him and made him into a selfless soldier who died by saving others. Lei Feng phenomenon was a national effort that took the nation by a storm from the mid 70s to 80s...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #431267 (stock #C2713)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
Dong Cun Rui, a national hero set up by the Chinese Communist Government for saving his Chinese volunteer army unit by blowing himself up during the Korean War, he was regarded as a selfless hero to be studied by Chinese students of all ages. This poster was titled as “Heroic Figure”, and was used as school educational poster and printed in 1982. Created by Yu Mu. Shanghai educational department. 30” x 20”.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #430765 (stock #C2700)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster, which was printed post 1976 and Mao's death made a detrimental mistake, it had mismatched the headlines with the content of the poster. It seems that the date and the headline had come from another poster from 1967. Titled "Celebration of the National Congress and People's Representative Meeting," and alleged published in 1967 by Shanghai Fine Art publishing house, this poster as is poses a problem...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #430739 (stock #C2698)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
This rare Chinese late Cultural Revolution poster shows the title of "Serve the People wholeheartedly" with a smiling female villager, an elder woman and a a child holding a Chinese lantern. During the late Cultural Revolution phase, the government wanted to encourage people to be selfless, and therefore they had erected Lei Feng as a national hero, and the motto was to serve the people. This poster was a timely reflection of the political environment of the period...