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Lot 1113239: Four WWII Posters, One Including Original Envelope and Letter
November 18, 2013
Maple Glen, PA, USA
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Description: Comprising: "For Freedom's Sake Buy War Bonds" designed by John Atherton, dated 1943, includes Treasury Department cover letter and original envelope. "United We are Strong, United We Will Win" artwork by Koerner. For the Office of War Information 1943. "Warning From the FBI", a message from J. Edgar Hoover, from the Office of War Information 1943. "Save Freedom of Speech, Buy War Bonds" artwork by Norman Rockwell, Office of War Information 1943.
Condition Report: "For Freedom's Sake" is in excellent condition. "United We are Strong..." left lower corner of the margin is missing, the upper left is also damaged with losses, the other two corners have pinholes; there are several holes at the side margins. "Message From the FBI" has pinholes, stains and damage to the lower left corner, mostly at the margin as well as water damage. "Save Freedom of Speech, Buy War Bonds" is in excellent condition.
Notes: "For Freedom's Sake..." is 27 1/2" x 21 3/4". "United We are Strong..." is 54 1/2" x 40". "Message From the FBI" is 28" x 20". "Save Freedom of Speech, Buy War Bonds" is 28" x 20"
Provenance: From a NJ collection.