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This is one of the many different poster images that James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960) created for the United States Government. The poster's "Tell That To The Marines!" message obviously identifies it as a recruiting poster for the U.S. Marine Corps. A buffed, future recruit is the poster's central image, pictured as he whips off his suit coat after reading this shocking newspaper headline: "Huns Kill Women and Children!" Flagg's printed name appears near the bottom of his creation. This 30" x 40" poster presents at the minimally VG/EX level with light soiling and regionalized paper loss. Several areas of paper separation along the periphery is evident, most notably a 3"-long tear along the left border and 2"-long tear at the top border. The strong, patriotic image, however, remains unfazed.

Circa 1918 James Montgomery Flagg Tell That to the Marines Recruitment Poster
Circa 1918 James Montgomery Flagg "Tell That to the Marines" Recruitment Poster
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Minimum Bid: $200
Price Realized (Includes Buyers Premium): $330
Number of Bids: 0
Auction closed on: 5/1/2008