1943 GUINNESS ADVERT Gilroy SAILOR TORPEDO Startled Seagull WW2 Print GE1135

Product code: Guinness ads
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GUINNESS ADVERT Sailor on Torpedo GE 1135 VINTAGE PRINT Date 1943 WW2 Wartime Period



An original full page from an issue of:




From the My Goodness series, this funny WW2 advert shows a sailor with a glass of Guinness being launched on a torpedo; a startled seagull screeches to a halt. On the reverse is red outlined front advertising page from the illustrated London News showing small adverts for: Paddy Irish Whisky – McVitie and Price Biscuits – Grants Scotch Whisky - Cerebos Salt - The Doctor's Ceylon Tea - Bronnley soaps - Reive - Shaftesbury Homes for Poor Children Appeal – Motor Union insurance company. This would look lovely framed.

Provenance: The Illustrated London News. Published London;1943. The Illustrated London News, a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

Print Type: Lithograph.


Suitable for framing. The page measures overall approx. 365 x 250 mm (14.25 x 10 inches). There is some age yellowing possibly with some spotting - please check the larger picture for condition. Due to the size this item will be packaged in a tube and sent RM Small Parcels.

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Condition Used
Product Code Guinness ads
Weight 0.3kg