This is an original 1940 black and white with color print ad for the De Beers Consolidated Mines, LTD., and Associated Companies promoting diamons and carats. This ad features a drawn by Pierre Roy. This ad also features a quote "... nothing half so sweet in life, As love's young dream" by Thomas Moore.
This 71+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. There is some light blemishing throughout.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black & White w/ Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 13.5 inches; 25 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)
This piece was illustrated by Roy, Pierre. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, jewelry