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A fascinating collection of 1920s 'life-coaching' posters which encouraged good workplace behaviour have sold for £11,000 after a bidding war.
They were produced by the Parker-Holladay company who created the well-dressed character Bill Jones to dispense pearls of wisdom.
The posters were stuck up in factories and offices across Britain and carried messages about self-control and avoiding confrontation.
One of the posters shows a boxing match with the caption 'a winner never quits, a quitter never wins'. Another depicting a young lady playing tennis eschews the benefits of keeping fit, stating that 'health is priceless, it pays to keep it'.