1918 Cover Service Star Flag Literary Digest Military War Patriotism Alfred YLD6


Please note this is the cover only.

This is an original 1918 color cover for the June 15th, 1918 issue of The Literary Digest featuring illustrated content regarding the Service Stars flag by Alfred Orr. One interesting note is the "Notice to Reader" at the top: "When you finish reading this magazine place a 1 cent stamp on the notice, hand same to any postal employee and it will be places in the hands of our soldiers or sailors at the front."


This 94+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: there is a mailing sticker in the top, right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.75 x 11.75 inches; 22 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is please to offer a collection of color covers from the Literary Digest ranging from 1918 to 1934 during the Great Depression. Each cover is a work of work, and many depict famous events in the history of the United States.

This piece was illustrated by Orr, Alfred. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Army, Funk & Wagnalls Company, Historic, War Time

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