Poster: "Give It Your Best!" Charles COINER, artist.

Poster: "Give It Your Best!"

Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942. A simply-designed poster, unsigned, but credited to artist Charles Coiner. Among the earliest posters produced by the Office of War Information (OWI Poster No.9), unmistakably patriotic, with the "Give It Your Best" slogan meant to inspire increased production in the nation's factories during wartime. A well-preserved example of one of the iconic propaganda posters of the Second World War. Original poster, lithographed in three colors on off-white stock and measuring 72.25cm x 51.5cm (28.5" x 20.25" - the smallest of three formats). Professionally linen-backed, with old fold lines faintly visible; expert conservation to upper edges of blue portion on the flag, with 2cm infilling and professional re-touching to upper left corner; Near Fine. A-.

Price: $1,500.00