Lot 30: Oath, broadsheet poster with portraits of Marx,
October 4, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Oath, broadsheet poster with portraits of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin and Mao, flanked by two flags of the Chinese Soviet Republic, with the Eight Oaths printed below which one takes upon joining the Communist Party, 533 x 394 mm, backed, soiled, creased where folded, 1940. ***Scarce. The oaths include: 1 "Strive for the Communist Cause your whole life"; 2 "Put the Party's interest above everything else"; 8 "Never betray the Party under any hardships".