MastroNet Winter 2004
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Winchester used another great hunting scene by the popular artist Arthur Davenport Fuller for their store ads of 1932. This center panel's image is of a pair of men and their two dogs, all out for a hunt in a peaceful valley that is covered in early morning mist. Each of the wing panels feature various images of popular game animals, along with painted images of the company's arms and ammunition. (The company's 12 and 21 shotgun models are on the left, and their 54 and 55 rifle models are on the right—all accompanied by full box depictions of their appropriate ammunitions.) Measuring 37-3/4" along its base and 31-1/4" at its greatest height, the big ad piece has remained remarkably solid during its 72 years of existence, displaying only some moderate creasing and light edge wear, almost all of which is in the center panel's upwardly extended text area. (Two small pieces of clear tape have been applied to the extended, die-cut gun barrels, to try to prevent those fragile areas from becoming damaged.) Exceptional in its EX level of presentation.
Dated 1932 Winchester Cardboard Triptych Ad with Art by Arthur Davenport Fuller
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