This is an original 1952 black and white print ad for the Chicago Musical Instrument Company of 30 East Adams Street in Chicago, Illinois (distributed by Dallape, Scandalli, Cellini, and Camerano). This ad features their Bell Accordions and Mr. John Serry, Sr., a accordion virtuoso from New York.
This 59+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Moderate aging throughout. Moderate creasing.Original mailing center crease. Some heavy surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that the creasing in this ad is from the original folding and shipping of the publication.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 10 inches; 18 x 25 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, organist, composer, arranger, musical, music, musician, prodigy, keyboard, accordionist, instrument, instrumental, instrumentalist, tone, Giovanni Serrapica, Brooklyn