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1944 Cover Radio Craft Popular Electronics Teller Mine Detector World War YRC2

1944 Cover Radio Craft Popular Electronics Teller Mine Detector World War YRC2

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This is an original 1944 color cover for Radio Craft and Popular Electronics magazine. Please note this is only the cover. A device for discovering and exploding the new non-magnetic or Teller mines, which give no indication to the ordinary mine detector, forms the subject for this cover. A high-voltage discharge is moved over the suspected area, the gigantic spark setting off the mine's detonators.


This 68+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. Light scuffing. No tears. No water damage. Please note: there is a small tear in the upper, left hand corner and light rubbing throughout the image.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 11.25 inches; 21 x 29 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)

Period Paper is excited to present a radio-rich collection of advertising and articles from the Radio Craft and Popular Electronics magazine. This collection is chalk full of World War II advertisements featuring radios, electronic tubes, Echophone communications and fantastically beautiful covers. The articles give an insight into Nikola TeslaÕs life and the Worldwide Station Lists that contain a list of usable radio channels. Let us not forget the Public Service Announcement advertisements that teach consumers to Òuse it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.Ó Each piece opens the viewerÕs eyes into a world over 60 years ago.

This piece was illustrated by Schomburg, Alex. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Army, Bomb, Explosion, Machinery, Hugo Gernsback, Crane

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