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1945 Cover Radio Craft Popular Electronics Airplane Battle World War II YRC2

1945 Cover Radio Craft Popular Electronics Airplane Battle World War II YRC2

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This is an original 1945 color cover for Radio Craft and Popular Electronics magazine. Please note this is only the cover. This cover illustrates Alex Schomburg's (the artist) idea of future bombing practices with long-trajectory flying torpedoes directed by radio. Such bombs could be released a safe distance away from the target, then guided to their objectives with the precision of a "Kamikaze" suicide bomber.


This 67+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • 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: Hugo Gernsback, Aviation, Battle Bombs, Military, Army

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