1952 Ad General Art Ray Anthony Trumpet Capitol Records - ORIGINAL MZ1


This is an original 1952 black and white print ad for the General Artists Corporation and Selmer horns; this ad features Mr. Ray Anthony, the famous American trumpeter, whose manager was Fred Benson and whose publicist was Jim McCarthy. Anthony played in Glen Miller's band and was also a movie star. Please note that the original center crease from mailing is present.


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 there is bleed-through from the print on the reverse. Please also note that the light blue streak through the center of this ad is a result of photography and is not in the original ad.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.75 x 15 inches; 27 x 38 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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