1942 Cover Fortune John Atherton July WWII Patriotic U.S. Flag Eagle Alamo YFC3


Please note that this is a cover only!

This is an original 1942 color cover for Fortune Magazine, July 1942 with a patriotic illustration by John Atherton. Befitting the first 4th of July after America's entrance into World War II, the artist incorporates the patriotic symbols of the United States (flag, bald eagle, the Alamo, and vintage guns) into a powerful image. Through the window a train is seen carrying military tanks and equipment to the war.


This 72+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 13.75 inches; 28 x 35 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)

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

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