This is an original 1944 black and white print ad for the Defoe Shipbuilding Company of Bay City, Michigan; this ad features their World War II era ship and vessel production for the American armed forces.
This 67+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 12.5 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, wartime, WWII, warship, battleship, soldiers, battlefield, shore, production