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    Mae West "Old Gold" Cigarettes Ad (1934). Poster (30.5" X 41.5").
    In the 1930s, P. Lorillard, the oldest tobacco company in the U.S., chose one of the most popular celebrities of the era, Mae West, to promote their Old Gold cigarettes. West appeared in print ads, as well as larger posters, and is posed here in her famous figure-flattering blue gown from her latest hit movie Belle of the Nineties. This unique poster is mounted on its original heavy board, and has been expertly restored to address holes along both the left and right sides, and two in the image. It also had a bend in the top left corner, light smudges, edge wear, and chips in the bottom corners. With topnotch restoration, it now displays beautifully and is a real knockout for a lucky collector. Fine+.


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