UK based Originalskiposters. Hundreds of posters, some from as long ago as the s, are available to buy in the online gallery. As Alpine sports holidays became affordable, ski resorts and travel firms commissioned the finest graphic artists of the day to create advertising posters to display in railway stations, travel agencies and public places.
A collection of classic ski and snow posters goes under the hammer in New York next month with some expecting to net thousands of pounds alone. The posters span resorts across several countries, from Eastern Europe to Canada and the US, with many of the most popular Swiss and French resorts in between, some examples dating back more than a hundred years. Possibly designed to attract American skiers to Alpine slopes, this dramatic off-piste view is signed by an unknown designer, but would grace the wall of any chalet or Manhattan apartment.
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Welcome to our online Antique Ski Shop! Here you will find a combination of 80 years worth of collecting and restoring vintage skis and other winter sports equipment. Shop our site to find bamboo and hickory vintage ski poles, lace-up leather ski boots, antique snowshoes, wooden ice axes and ice skates, original vintage ski posters and prints as well as many other decorative items and gifts for the passionate skier.
Our collection of vintage ski photos and antique ski posters is simply stunning. Whether you are looking for old skiing photos to decorate the walls of your office or home we are your source. We offer vintage ski photos on Kodak Endura professional photo paper, Giclee canvas wraps or our custom one-of-a-kind Metal Prints.
For more information about how we use your data please refer to our privacy and cookie policies. It was a poster of the French town of Barcelonnette — a dynamic image of a man on wooden skis, mid-jump, in a burst of snow — that kicked off a serious collecting habit for Murray Hudson. Hudson is one of a growing number to have fallen for the old-world charm of the vintage ski poster.
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One of the most sought-after collectibles today, ski posters capture the joy of fresh mountain air and the exhilaration of a downhill run through tree-lined glades. Combining travel, sports, and fashion, the ski and other wintersport posters have become a blue-chip category around the world over the last fifteen years. The first winter resorts appeared in the s and up untiliceskating, luge, tobogganing and cross country were the primary sports. After WWII, wintersport grew rapidly as equipment and resorts were built.
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