1943 Cover Popular Mechanics Rocket Thrower Russian Military Equipment WWII YPM1


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original September 1943 color cover for Popular Mechanics Magazine featuring a Russian Rocket gun, hurling a barrage of shells. Known as "Rocket Throwers", these were once one of the most secret Russian war weapons. Fired via remote control, these devices launch a steady stream of self-propelled shells, proving extremely effective in numerous battlefields, including Stalingrad.


This 70+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 9.25 inches; 17 x 23 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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