1942 Ad Gardner Richardson Boxboard Cartons Packaging Food WWII War FZ6


This is an original 1942 World War II black and white print ad for The Gardner Richardson Company of Middletown, Ohio, who are doing their part to aid in the war production efforts by manufacturing a surplus of their boxboard and folding cartons, which enable more food to be shipped to the U. S. military during a time when cargo space is limited.


This 69+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13.5 inches; 27 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: Vintage Advertising, Food Dehydrating, Food Conservation, Food Preservation, Food Rationing, Collapsable Containers, Cardboard