YOU INVADED POLAND! (AP)

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Artist Proof

Official never to be repeated Fawlty Towers limited edition
Individually signed by the legendary John Cleese.
Main edition of 300 now fully sold out.
Only 10 Artist's Proofs remaining.

What is an Artist's Proof?

Identical to the main edition in every way other than in the limited edition seal the letters AP will be handwritten and 'Artist's Proof' will be stated on the Certificate of Authenticity. This edition is strictly limited to 10 Artist's Proofs.

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This brilliant 1975 BBC image captures Basil Fawlty at his inappropriate best and is combined with one of the truly classic lines from Fawlty Towers. Having repeatedly tried and failed to avoid mentioning World World War II, Basil is asked directly by his German guests to not mention the war again.

“Will you stop talking about the war?”
“Me? You started it” replies Basil.
“No we did not?”
“Yes you did, you invaded Poland!”

This is a gallery grade, never to be repeated worldwide limited edition of just 300 numbered giclee fine art prints, each individually signed by Basil Fawlty himself, the great John Cleese.

Sold unframed with full fine art certification.

  • Official Fawlty Towers never to be repeated worldwide limited edition
  • Individually signed by ‘Basil Fawlty’ himself, the legendary John Cleese
  • Just 300 numbered prints and 10 AP's to be sold worldwide
  • Gallery standard fine art print
  • Signed with archival grade pigment ink
  • Giclee printed with archival grade Epson Ultra Chrome pigment inks
  • Fine Art Trade Guild quality standards
  • Detailed document of ownership with every purchase
  • Once sold out this limited edition will never be repeated
  • 14 day money back guarantee for total peace of mind
  • SOLD OUT

    This brilliant 1975 BBC image captures Basil Fawlty at his inappropriate best and is combined with one of the truly classic lines from Fawlty Towers. Having repeatedly tried and failed to avoid mentioning World World War II Basil is asked directly by his German guests to not mention the war again.

    “Will you stop talking about the war?”
    “Me? You started it” replies Basil.
    “No we did not?”
    “Yes you did, you invaded Poland!”

    This is a gallery grade, never to be repeated worldwide limited edition of just 300 numbered giclee fine art prints and 10 Artist's Proofs, each individually signed by John Cleese.

    Personally Signed with Archival Grade Pigment Ink
    Every single print in this edition has been individually and personally signed by hand by John Cleese in archival quality black pigment ink and is signed with John’s full signature ‘JOHN CLEESE’.

    Never To Be Repeated Worldwide Limited Edition
    Just 300 individually signed and numbered prints and a maximum of 10 Artist's Proofs will be sold worldwide.

    example 2/300. Numbers 1 & 300 are sold separately. See LIMITED EDITION NUMBER 1’s on main menu.

    What is an Artist's Proof?

    Identical to the main edition in every way other than in the limited edition seal the letters AP will be handwritten and 'Artist's Proof' will be stated on the Certificate of Authenticity. This edition is strictly limited to 10 Artist's Proofs.

    Giclee Fine Art Standards
    Giclee or giclée, is used to describe the highest quality fine art digital printing process which combines high density pigment based inks with high quality archival quality paper to achieve prints of superior quality, light-fastness and stability, producing deeper blacks and colours and an extremely wide tonal range. This giclee print has been printed to fine art standards with archival grade Epson Ultra Chrome pigment inks on heavy 315g archival quality acid free paper and meets the Fine Art Trade Guild printing standards.

    Certificate of Authenticity
    Your purchase is further safeguarded by our unique Document of Ownership & Certificate of Authenticity that is provided with every purchase which guarantees your individually numbered print has been personally signed by John Cleese.

    Unframed - Worldwide Delivery
    This limited edition is sold unframed only. Your unframed order will be carefully packed and dispatched in very robust packaging, arriving ready to frame or give as a unique and original gift. Worldwide delivery is available on a secure tracked delivery service.

    Framing Recommendations
    We recommend you seek professional advice from a qualified framer on how to frame and display your purchase and consider archival grade materials and UV filtering conservation glass. For extra peace of mind you may wish to use a Fine Art Trade Guild certified framer. Details can be found at www.fineart.co.uk

    Handling Recommendations
    Your print will arrive in a very robust, wide diameter tube wrapped in acid free tissue paper. We encourage you to minimise handling of your giclee print and avoid touching the printed area.

    14 Day Money Back Guarantee
    Your purchase is fully covered by our 14 day Money Back Guarantee if you are not absolutely delighted.

    594mm x 584mm

    We are delighted you are considering placing an order with us and are very happy to confirm that we have been delivering orders safely around the world for many years. We currently use the Royal Mail Signed For Service for most UK orders and DHL International Tracked for most overseas purchases.

    UK deliveries
    Your order will be dispatched in very robust packaging on a fully trackable service. Please allow up to 5 working days for unframed orders to be delivered. For further assistance please email us at sales@originalmemorabilia.co.uk

    International deliveries
    Your order will be dispatched in very robust packaging on a fully trackable service. We regularly deliver throughout Europe, the US, Canada, Australia and the Rest of the World. Typically delivery is completed within 5-7 days from date of order however we kindly ask you to allow 12 days. For further assistance please email us at sales@originalmemorabilia.co.uk

    We are committed to delivering exemplary client service, great value and total peace of mind and want you to be able to buy with confidence. In the unlikely event that you are not absolutely delighted with your purchase, please return it to us within 14 days and we will happily and without question refund your money in full. Please note this excludes all items sold by auction.

    The Original Memorabilia Company are proud members of the Fine Art Trade Guild.

    Founded in 1910 the Fine Art Trade Guild champions quality standards and is intent on preserving the integrity of the limited edition print. Only publishers of limited edition artwork that conform to or exceed Guild standards are granted membership and approved to use the Guild logo.

    Fine Art Trade Guild
    London
    SW18
    www.fineart.co.uk