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The U. S. Marines Want You original vintage World War One poster

1917

$2,250

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Original vintage poster: The U.S. Marines Want You. This military vintage poster is archival linen-backed and in fine condition, ready to frame. There is no date and no artist, no printer's mark which would have been normal for military posters. The poster is attributed to James Montgomery Flagg by Pennsylvania State University. Special Collections Library. The U. S. Marines has a blue hat until the 1940's when it changed to white. This is a pre-WWII poster. The USA colors behind this Marine recruiter has an orange-red, white, and medium royal blue color pattern. The recruiter's uniform is in a dark blue color. This veteran Marine drill instructor beckons recruits with the crook of his finger. Impressive and very bold recruiting poster, quite scarce. Similar image to the famed Uncle Sam, but this time shows the Marine Recruiting Sargent. The image has deckled edge design and you can feel the paint strokes used to create the master design for this poster.

Details

  • Creation Year
    1917
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28 in. (71.12 cm)Width: 22 in. (55.88 cm)
  • More Editions & Sizes
    28" x 22" vintage posterPrice: $2,250
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Framing
    Framing Options Available
  • Condition
    This original vintage US Marine poster is an A- with a couple of small restoration points in the lettering of Marines and keeps it from being mint. The image does show a background that has a painterly style and brush strokes.
  • Gallery Location
    Spokane, WA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 97441stDibs: LU140426482362

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    to United States 0, arrives in 4-9 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Spokane, WA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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