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ARCTURUS RADIO TUBE CORPORATION - A SET OF FIVE ADVERTISEMENTS FOR THE ARCTURUS RADIO TUBE CORPORATION

Title: A SET OF FIVE ADVERTISEMENTS FOR THE ARCTURUS RADIO TUBE CORPORATION
Description: NP (Newark, NJ). ND (circa early 1930s)., Arcturus Radio Tube Corporation., Edition Not Stated - Presumed First. Printed Sheets on Board, 4to + Elephant Folio, Four 13 1/2 x 10" plus one 27 x 20" die-cut sheets printed color offset recto only, mounted on stiff cardboard backing. This is a group of five vintage advertisements produced by the pioneering late twenties, early thirties New Jersey-based electronics manufacturer Arcturus Radio Tube Corporation as a retailer sales tool to promote their line of "Blue A-C Long Life Tubes". Vividly colored with science fiction-inspired illustrations, these claim ""Quick 7 Second Action", "More Volume", "Hum-Less Clearer Reception", "Immune to Current Changes", and more. There are four smaller placards accompanied by a larger piece depicting the rocket ship-like five pin blue tube along with the Arcturus logo. A bright, well-preserved set of these striking, exceedingly uncommon advertisements showing some light staining, wear, and chipping to the faces of the signage with some additional foxing and dampstaining to the versos still housed in the manufacturer's original cardboard shipping carton, as issued.. Very Good -./No Jackets - As Issued.

Keywords: Arcturus Radio Tube Corporation, Graphic Design, Posters, Advertising, Illustration, Retail Signage, Radio, Electronics,

Price: US$ 1250.00 Seller: Arcana: Books on the Arts
- Book number: 025972

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