This is an absolutely beautiful original 1930 color print ad for the Pusey and Jones Corporation. The company was founded in Wilmington, Delaware in 1848, with its main focus in shipbuilding. During WWII, the company assisted in the construction of 19 cargo ships for the U.S. Maritime Commission, as well as many hopper dredges for the U.S. Engineer Department. Post WWII, Pusey and Jones Corporation altered its primary function as a ship and machine building company to a paper-making company. The company went out of business in 1959.
This 81+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light foxing and aging. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 13.25 inches; 26 x 34 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: Lotosland, E.A. Deeds, Cox and Stevens, W.O. Briggs, Detroit Michigan, John H. Wells, Fred J. Fisher, Winston Diesel, Vessel, Open Ocean Water Crafts, Gyro Compass, Sperry Stabilizer, Fathometer, Radio Direction-Finder, Rene Corporation, Union Jack, Naval Architects Vintage Advertising