Lot 411: Framed vintage WW II savings bond poster
December 9, 2016
Atlanta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Framed vintage World War II poster ,"For Defense, Buy United States Savings Bonds and Stamps." In the early 1940's, the government was searching for ways to finance the war; at the same time, war industry production was taking off, providing new income to the previously unemployed. By encouraging U.S. citizens to invest in war bonds, the government was able to fund the war and encourage national pride while avoiding rapid inflation. Overall size including frame 20"h x 16.5"w.