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    World War II Propaganda (Lockheed, 1940s). Silk Screen Poster (28" X 44") "Back the Attack!"
    During the second World War, the Lockheed plant in Burbank, California produced and displayed silk screened posters in an attempt to boost morale and airplane production. Employees are encouraged to back the war effort by purchasing an extra bond from the third war loan. A rare find, the poster features a striking image of Uncle Sam towering over a battle, directing soldiers where to go. Originally mounted on a board, the poster shows a small chip in the lower right corner, a stain in the lower left corner, a tear slightly into the background in the left border, small lifts in the border, edge wear, rounded corners, and surface scratches and lifts throughout the image. None of these detract from the striking image. Fine+ on Board.


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    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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