Barclay Samson Limited
Your specialist in vintage posters
Richard & Sylvie Barclay have been dealing in original vintage posters since 1986. We specialise in British works from the early part of the 20th. Century to the 1960's. We also hold a large eclectic collection sourced from around the world.
In 1982, Richard, while employed by Christie’s the Auctioneers, created the Vintage Poster Department. When he left in 1986 to found his own company, Christies asked him to become their Poster Consultant. He advised them until 2004 for all their vintage poster worldwide. An association of 28 years, 22 of them as their Poster specialist.
Over the past 26 years Richard & Sylvie have built up a international reputation for its expertise. They are well known, both for the quality and diversity of the works that they offer from their Gallery and at major exhibitions and fairs that they attend worldwide.
While pursuing their dealership of vintage posters around the world Richard has acted as consultant and valuations advisor to a number of museums and private collections.