This is an original 1943 World War II color print ad for Bridgeport Brass of Bridgeport, Connecticut, who are doing their part to aid in the war production efforts by manufacturing a surplus of their metals for use in war production plants, as well as by the U. S. military. This ad features artwork by Ralph Crawley.
This 68+ 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; Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 13 inches; 26 x 33 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 Crawley, Ralph. Artist signature in print - top right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Binoculars, Alloy, Metallurgists, Metallurgical, Industrial Manufacturing