1939 Ad Edward Smith Marine Paint Water Taxi New York World Fair Transportation


This is an original 1939 black and white print ad for Smith marine finishes for yachts from Edward Smith & Co., Inc., 11 East 36th Street, NYC. The ad includes a halftone illustration of one of the water taxies used for transportation to the 1939Ð40 New York World's Fair.


This 75+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 12.5 inches; 24 x 32 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)

Ahoy! Permission to come aboard and explore this collection of nautical-themed vintage ads, magazine covers, and prints from 1939-1940.