1952 Ad Gus Zernial Baseball Gillette Blue Blades Razor - ORIGINAL ESQ4


This is an original 1952 color print ad for the Gillette Super-Speed Razor and Gillette Blue Blades by the Gillette Safety Razor Company of Boston, Massachusetts. This ad features Gus Zernial, a Major League Baseball left-fielder for the Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, Kansas City Athletics and Detroit Tigers.


This 59+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some bleed through visible on this ad.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 12.25 inches; 12 x 31 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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