Christie's 'London Sale'

By Tom Hall - 2012-07-24T09:08:19Z


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Keep Calm and Carry On

Christie's will be staging a one-off themed exhibition and auction titled "The London Sale."

The special extended exhibition will run for six-weeks throughout the Olympic Summer, from July 27 through to the auction on Sept. 3.

Comprising a total of 167 lots, the exhibition and sale will present a broad variety of items associated with London. The display offers an opportunity for lovers of, and visitors to, London to explore the history of the city.

The auction will present a chance for collectors to acquire pieces of the city's iconic imagery and history, from pictures and prints to rock 'n' roll, Royal, Olympic and political memorabilia and even a 1966 RML Leyland London Routemaster double-decker bus.

Left, Lot 142

"Keep Calm and Carry On" color lithographic print, 1939.

Published by the Ministry of Information.

Estimate: $1,360 - $1,900