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International Vintage Poster Dealers Association (IVPDA)

The International Vintage Poster Dealers Association (IVPDA) was founded in 1996 by a group of highly respected poster dealers from the United States and Europe. The Association was created to inform and educate the public, collectors and other buyers and to help promote the appreciation of the wide variety of vintage posters from around the globe.
The Association, with more than 60 members, provides strict guidelines to ensure the authenticity of the posters they offer for sale and to promote ethical and fair business practices. A list of members is available on the site.

International Vintage Poster Fair

The "mother lode" of original vintage advertising posters. The vintage posters found here are among the best in the world, offered by the most reputable dealers on two continents. The calendar listings include poster auctions, poster exhibitions, poster fairs and any related antique poster events.

WWI Posters: Easy Targets

Tips for collectors of World War I propaganda posters, from Antiques Roadshow.

The Great Poster Movement: A General History of Posters

A brief article on the birth of the poster, 1890-1900, and its subsequent development in Europe and America.

International Poster Gallery

Original vintage posters from around the globe.

La Belle Epoque

A large collection of fine rare antique advertising posters - with over 2000 posters online.

Original Vintage Posters from

Vintage and antique posters including 1950s pinups, important Italian Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movement advertising posters, Patriotic posters from WWI and WWII, as well as American advertising, propaganda and inspirational posters.


Art and Design from the Merrill C. Berman Collection

Online exhibition of items from a famous American collection of international posters.

Poster Classics

Vintage poster "advertising and cinema" dealers located in Saint Jorioz, France, offering thousands of original vintage French posters and Italian posters.

The Yaneff International Gallery was founded in 1975 by the world renowned graphic designer and respected art collector Chris Yaneff. Yaneff International is now a totally Internet based art gallery,, dealing exclusively in rare vintage posters. Examples from the collection can be seen at international vintage poster fair exhibitions across North America, as well as on the website.

American Red Cross Posters

A gallery of American Red Cross posters from different decades. Information includes the artist, year of issue (if known), the size, and if the poster was paper, carboard, or both.

Rene Wanner's Poster Page

A fine site with lots of information about posters - from vintage to contemporary. Web exhibitions, book reviews, calendar of events, and links.

The Art of Poster - Polish Poster Gallery

The largest collection of Polish posters - over 10,000 titles from 1900-1999. The site has a searchable database which contains images and descriptions of posters.

More than 150,000 posters and prints — from the obscure to the everyday in over 50 categories. Browse your favorite artists or find something new. Also offer a complete line of framing services, including customized board mounting and canvas transfers.

Learn About Movie Posters

A website devoted to providing free information for collectors about movie posters. An excellent source of information, particularly for the novice collector.

Jim Dietz Movie Posters

Jim has an excellent selection of movie posters available on his site. - Original Movie Posters

Umberto Passini, a dealer based in Italy, specializes in vintage and contemporary original movie posters from around the world - no reproductions.