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Lot 37: Framed U.S. Cartridge Co. "The Black Shells" Poster

Outstanding and Rare Framed U.S. Cartridge Co. "The Black Shells" Poster

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 37: Framed U.S. Cartridge Co. "The Black Shells" Poster

Outstanding and Rare Framed U.S. Cartridge Co. "The Black Shells" Poster

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $16,000
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Outstanding and Rare Framed U.S. Cartridge Co. "The Black Shells" Poster

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U.S. Cartridge Company advertisement poster depicting a Peregrine falcon as it attacks a pair of green winged teal. Below the falcon is the U.S. Cartridge Co. logo. The artwork used for this poster is often attributed to Lynn Bogue Hunt. The bottom of the poster has the tag line "THE BLACK SHELLS" above a drawing of each of the company's line of shotgun shells in their signature black casings. This poster is pictured on page 24 of “A Life’s Tapestry of a Collector: The Gamble Collection” by George F. Gamble and R.L. Wilson. Mounted in a wooden frame. Frame measures 25 inches x 36 1/4 inches. One of only 4 known. Provenance: The George F. Gamble Collection

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Very fine with storage and handling marks, some wrinkling concentrated on the left side of the image, and some insect type holes in the frame.



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