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Price Realized: $585 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2490 Lot 21
R.F.H. (INITIALS UNKNOWN) S.S. UNITED STATES! TO EUROPE / SAIL WITH THE UNRUSHABLES. Circa 1967.
29 3/4x19 3/4 inches, 75 1/2x50 1/4 cm.
Condition A-: minor creases and darkening at edges; small stain in lower text. Silkscreen. Paper.
This poster is part of a stylish, mid-century modern ad campaign for the S.S. United States; it presented the "unrushables"- a lifestyle campaign touting how stepping out of the frantic pace of modern life into the slower, elegant, romantic, peaceful and decadent way of life on board this ship was so wonderful. The phrase along with this same image (and many others) was also used in magazine ads. They all featured hip, attractive young couples in contemporary fashions.
Estimate $600 - 900Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $585