This is an original 1952 black and white print ad for the Martin Band Instrument Company of Elkhart, Indiana; this ad features Roy "Little Jazz" Eldridge, the jazz trumpeter.
This 59+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is speckling within this ad.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 3.75 x 4.75 inches; 10 x 12 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, trumpet, trumpeting, instrumental, instrumentalist, music, musician, musical, portrait, performer, tritone, Dizzy Gillespie