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Swift / World's Best Cycles (1935), by Frank Newbould, estimated at $3,000 - $4,000. <br />
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The world's largest collection of vintage tennis posters spanning a century of the sport has emerged for sale for a staggering 100,000 pounds.<br />
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The posters date from the late 19th century and advertise everything from famous tennis tournaments to luxury holiday destinations and even cars.<br />
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The earliest poster in the collection comes from 1896 and advertises the Western Lawn Tennis Tournament at the Kenwood Country Club in Chicago.<br />
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The collection was compiled by an Australian poster enthusiast over several decades and is thought to be the largest ever to come to auction.<br />
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The posters will be sold individually for prices ranging between 150 pounds to 12,000 pounds and are collectively tipped to fetch a whopping 100,000 pounds in the Swann Auction Galleries sale.