This is an original 1956 color print ad for Thunder-Craft from the Republic Aviation located in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. Mauldin does a beautiful illustration using a great variety of shading, line quality, and soft color use.
This 55+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some very slight text and image imprints randomly throughout ad.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 11 inches; 20 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)
This piece was illustrated by Mauldin. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Thunderbolt, Thunderjet, Thunderflash, Vintage Advertising