This is an original 1918 black and white WWI-era print ad for Sands Hunter and Company, a store specializing in photographic equipment at 37 Bedford St., Strand, London. The ad makes a patriot appeal to amateur photographers to exchange their spare photographic equipment for money to invest in the War Loan.
This 93+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some very faint wrinkling along the left margin.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 9.25 inches; 6 x 23 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Allied Cause, World War I Vintage Advertising