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    Sale 2510 | Lot 195
    Price Realized: $1,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2510 Lot 195

      DESIGNER UNKNOWN YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF FROM . . . RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT. 1955.
      29 3/4x19 1/2 inches, 75 1/2x49 1/2 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, [Washington, D.C.]
      Condition A-: minor restoration along vertical and horizontal folds.
      The Federal Civil Defense Administration played to fear, elevating Cold War worst-case scenarios as a means of galvanizing the public into action. These posters were distributed across the country, with the blank area at the bottom being used for the names of local businesses that were supporting regional civil defense initiatives.

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,500