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Instructional colour litograph poster design by Tom Eckerlsey for the General Post Office.

The poster features an abstract pantomime horse in lime green and red. The poster features the slogan 'be the first not last' across its body, a letter in its mouth and a parcel under its tail, dated 1955.

The additional slogan above the horse design states that customers should 'Post early for Christmas', in lime green and white text.

The poster has a background of magenta with the appearance of brush strokes.

A logo for the General Post Office and Eckersley's signature feature in the bottom left corner. Printed by SP Co [?].

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