Lot 643

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Good pair of World War II-era "Office of Defense Transportation" posters, includes: full-color Office of War Information poster, 20 x 28 in., showing a crowd of people on a train, some American soldiers in uniform, beneath the heading "Is Your Trip Necessary?" and above an orange border bearing the subtitle "Needless Travel Interferes with the War Effort". The bottom left bears the label "OWI Poster No. 74" and the bottom right has the publisher's line "U.S. Government Printing Office - 1943". Slight folds, some spots of foxing at bottom, else very good. WITH: full-color Office of War Information poster, 22 x 28 in., showing an American woman carrying grocery bags in front of equipment-bearing U.S. soldiers on the march, with the heading: "I'll carry mine too!" The poster is subtitled "Trucks and Tires must Last till Victory" The bottom left bears the label "OWI Poster No. 28" and the bottom right bears the publisher's line "U.S. Government Printing Office - 1943". Folds, two 1 in. tears at left edge, else very good.

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July 14, 2020 11:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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