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Lot 1038: Framed "Dead Shot" American Powder Mills Advertisement

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1038: Framed "Dead Shot" American Powder Mills Advertisement

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Framed "Dead Shot" American Powder Mills Advertisement

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American Powder Mills advertisement lithograph depicting a shot duck falling to the water below. In the background is a hunter in a canoe with his shotgun pointed to the skies, the likely culprit of this duck's demise. The poster reads ""DEAD SHOT"" above the duck and "AMERICAN POWDER MILLS/BOSTON, CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS" below. This advertisement is pictured on page 22 of “A Life’s Tapestry of a Collector: The Gamble Collection” by George F. Gamble and R.L. Wilson. Mounted in a wooden frame with "GUNPOWDER" carved at the bottom. Frame measures 28 inches x 24 1/4 inches. Provenance: The George F. Gamble Collection

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Fine overall with limited handling marks. There are some small spots of discoloration at the top of the print. Colors remain sharp. Frame is very good with faint, but legible mark on bottom.



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