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    U.S. Marines: First to Hoist Old Glory... (U.S. Marines, 1913). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Recruiting Poster (30" X 39.75") Alex Tornrose & Sidney H. Riesenberg Artwork.
    Prior to their involvement in World War I, the various branches of the U.S. military often encouraged new recruits to join by touting the opportunities found within the service. Education, travel, and national pride were all used to appeal to the more adventuresome of America's citizens, as can be seen in this poster by artists Alex Tornrose & Sidney H. Riesenberg. Signs of use found in this first-time offering from Heritage include edge wear, creases, unobtrusive stains and smudging, and minor chips. There are moderate tears, in addition to a tear from the left border into the printing, as well as a dust shadow on the left edge. The verso has pieces of paper tape bracing some of the tears. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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