1942 Cover Fortune John Atherton July WWII Patriotism Flag Gun Bald Eagle YFC3

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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.

CONDITION

This 72+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a small crease in the top and bottom right corner. Please note that the line along the bottom margin is just a reflection on our digital image -- it is NOT on the item.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 14 inches; 28 x 36 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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