This is an original 1943 black and white print ad for RUSCO slide fastener tape for zippers for the uniforms of aviators, ski troops, and paratroopers, from The Russell Manufacturing Company of Middletown, Connecticut.
This 68+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a very slight wrinkle and a small blemish in the top left corner --please see image.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Grayscale
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13 inches; 27 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising