Lot 58: Rare Bill Terry Twenty Grand Cigarettes Advertising Poster
Auction Date:10/30/2007 9:00 PM EST
This is incredible, three-color (orange, blue, black) advertising poster is rare. The Giants first baseman and Hall of Famer, Bill Terry, is the pitchman on this 11 ¼ x 21 ½ " piece that quotes him as saying, "Twenty Grand tallies the smartest double play in the cigarette game-quality to thrift!" It is overall in VG + condition with some minor edge wear & tearing from its actual store display (some repaired with tape on the verso). There is also a tape spot on Terry's leg and some spotting along the bottom of the poster. The graphics and colors still look amazing on this vintage poster and it would easily frame to excellent.
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