1953 Cover Down Beat Ray Anthony Trumpet Big Band Actor - ORIGINAL MZ1


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original 1953 color cover for Down Beat Magazine for July 1st; this cover features the famous Mr. Ray Anthony, the big band leader, trumpeter, and actor.


This 58+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Heavy aging throughout.Large crease - center. No natural defects. Some heavy surface rub. Please note that there is heavy rub, crease, and scuffing on this cover.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 11 inches; 19 x 28 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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