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Original Advertising Artwork Sign. Vintage Handlettered Retro Font. Kitchen Wall Art 1940s MCM MidCentury Ad Agency. Gift Graphic Artist

Original Advertising Artwork Sign. Vintage Handlettered Retro Font. Kitchen Wall Art 1940s MCM MidCentury Ad Agency. Gift Graphic Artist

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Height: 6 5/8 Inches
  • Width: 12 5/16 Inches
  • Materials: Vintage heavy stock, black white lettering, APC logo
  • Gift message available
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From Kemblesville, PA
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Description

Fab original advertising artwork for The American Preserve Co. Hand lettered retro font on heavy stock. Great kitchen wall art or gift for a graphic artist or illustrator. Black and white lettering with the AFP logo.

12 5/16" wide x 6 5/8" tall.

The edges have some browning/foxing, and smudges from use or storage. Look closely at the pics and you'll see the "white-out" tidying up around the lettering and logo. The large letters are cut from a glossy material and the shadowing is done by hand. The color in some pics have been brightened to show detail.

I'm guessing this is from the 1940s or so. The APC company was started in the 1860s and was located in Philadelphia. It was acquired in 1955 by the Red Wing Company. The ad account was handled in the early 1900s by the N.W. Ayer agency, but I don't know who did this artwork.

This was acquired in a stack of original ad agency artwork. Seems to be mostly from New Jersey or New York area. I have others listed (or will shortly). Discounted shipping offered for multiple pieces from the collection.

To browse other Fun Vintage finds, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FindingtheFloor?section_id=13989821

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Happy to combine shipping, just ask!
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I love finding great props and quirky items. Maybe you'll find something that you love, too! I have collected and stored so many things over the years that now it's time to let some of them find a new home and for me to start FindingTheFloor! Thanks for stopping by.
Fab original advertising artwork for The American Preserve Co. Hand lettered retro font on heavy stock. Great kitchen wall art or gift for a graphic artist or illustrator. Black and white lettering with the AFP logo.

12 5/16" wide x 6 5/8" tall.

The edges have some browning/foxing, and smudges from use or storage. Look closely at the pics and you'll see the "white-out" tidying up around the lettering and logo. The large letters are cut from a glossy material and the shadowing is done by hand. The color in some pics have been brightened to show detail.

I'm guessing this is from the 1940s or so. The APC company was started in the 1860s and was located in Philadelphia. It was acquired in 1955 by the Red Wing Company. The ad account was handled in the early 1900s by the N.W. Ayer agency, but I don't know who did this artwork.

This was acquired in a stack of original ad agency artwork. Seems to be mostly from New Jersey or New York area. I have others listed (or will shortly). Discounted shipping offered for multiple pieces from the collection.

To browse other Fun Vintage finds, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FindingtheFloor?section_id=13989821

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Happy to combine shipping, just ask!
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I love finding great props and quirky items. Maybe you'll find something that you love, too! I have collected and stored so many things over the years that now it's time to let some of them find a new home and for me to start FindingTheFloor! Thanks for stopping by.

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