This is an original 1939 black and white print ad for P. R. Mallory and Company, Inc. of Indianapolis, serving the electrical, automotive, radio and industrial fields. Mallory engineered the contacts for the "world's biggest eye" the observatory and telescope at Mount Palomar, California Institute of Technology.
This 72+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. In this image there is a slight black smudge in the margin to the right.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 14 inches; 27 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 Smith, Edward C.. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising