Winter News


by Craig Altschul

Looking for that “special” piece of art you can’t do without for your mountain house or condo? Then, check out some of the offerings from Swann Auction Galleries’ Vintage Poster Sale. A poster titled, Winter Sports/New England/The New Haven Railroad” is on the block for an estimated $1,500-$2,000 and it’s the only known copy of the unrecorded poster. A Flexible Fleyr/Splitkein/Mt. Mansfierld Ski Areas, Stowe will be the same price, while a 1938 advertisement for the National Championship/Brattleboro will likely go in the $1,200-$1,800 range. More information on the sale is abvailable by calling Caitlin Brown at (212) 871-3020, Ext. 112.

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About Craig Altschul

Craig Altschul is Editorial Director of He is a veteran snow journalist, having covered the sport for more than 40 years. His syndicated snow sports humor column, Ski Tips, ran in newspapers across the country for 20 years. He was Global Editor-in-Chief for OnTheSnow for 12 years and has written for a variety of magazines and newspapers. Altschul is past president of both the Eastern Ski Writers Association and the North American Snow Journalists Association.

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