Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/30/2019
Striking World War II-era poster, 28" x 22 1/2"), encouraging U.S. citizens to purchase war bonds to help fund the war effort. The poster depicts a U.S. aerial gunner in flying helmet, goggle, and "Mae West" life preserver at his machine gun, as a Japanese fighter falls from sky in the background. The poster is titled: "You Can't Afford to Miss Either!" at top, with the exhortation "Buy Bonds Every Payday" at bottom. Publishing information at bottom identifies it as an "Official U.S. Treasury Poster", printed by the Government Printing Office in 1944. The artist's facsimile signature "Martha Sawyers" appears at lower left. Backed with archival linen, shows original mailing folds, else very good.
"YOU CANT AFFORD TO MISS EITHER!"
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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $172.20
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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