4 words for this issue: FLYING MUSHROOM AERIAL PILLBOX. Insane American experimental tech drawings and more in this beautifully preserved copy of POPULAR MECHANICS magazine from November 1941 - The 1942 Cars Issue. These wartime magazines contain numerous fascinating articles about soldiers in battle theaters in Europe, Japan and the machines that helped America win the war. The advertisements are great preservation of American wartime propaganda, with many patriotic automobile, cigarette, and men's care product advertisements inside. Hours of fascinating reading and browsing at your fingertips. Many of these ads are suitable for framing. Super crisp issue, nice colors on cover pop,
These wartime issues show how the entire country was vested in winning the war for the Allies, and everything from the articles about new technologies to assist them, to this issues featured stories about laboratory atom smashing experiments, Big Guns targeting 30 miles away, Testing the World's Biggest Bomber, and more. Plus there are many pages of full and half page automotive adverts from the Chrysler Spitfire, Harley Davidson, Chesterfield Cigarettes, BF Goodrich tires, and many more.
There is an 8 page spread (pages 1=8) on comparing gas mileage and improvements on the 1942 Chevrolet, Plymouth, Oldsmobile, Chrysler, DeSoto, Crosley, Nash, and others. Nice photos of about 20 cars in all.
Your magazine will be expertly bubblewrapped and sandwiched between stiff cardboard in a USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate envelope. I can ship up to 5 issues inside one of these envelopes, so if you 'd like to purchase multiple copies please do so to save on shipping.
We will be listing more of these great magazines from the 1940s and 1950s soon. Check back!
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