1942 Ad Old Gold Cigarettes Latakia Mediterranean Tobacco Bruce Heatly Golf LF4


This is an original 1942 World War II Era black and white print ad for Old Gold Cigarettes, a product line by the P. Lorillard Company. This particular ad features Golf Pro Bruce Heatly of Echo Lake Country Club in New Jersey, as well as Mrs. Mason Britton of New York. This ad is promoting its new ingredient: Latakia Mediterranean Tobacco.


This 69+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some blemishing in the right margin, as visible in digital image.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 12.75 inches; 25 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)

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