1944 Mighty Martin Mars World’s Largest Flying Boat or Bell & Howell Opti-onics Cameras Original Vintage Ad

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“Facts for Future-Mined Americans about the Mighty Martin Mars” is the theme of this 1944 WW2 original advertisement by Martin Aircraft. The ad explains how the Mighty Martin was the world’s largest flying boat at 72 tons. These gigantic ships would be built to 82 tons for the U.S. Navy. See the scan.

A BONUS is the ad on the reverse side of page about Bell & Howell’s “Opti-onics” advanced camera and sound technology was being used in the war effort. See the scan.

REMEMBER: these are NOT 2 separate ads but the front and back of a SINGLE page.
It is being listed because of possible multiple interests or topics.

The ads are on a 10x13 page and color. They are in very good condition with nice detail.

Vintage advertisements and articles are becoming more and more collectible for their nostalgia look and unique eye-appeal. They also are suitable for framing and are becoming more scarce as the supply of vintage paper products continues to decrease. Please note this is an original, vintage product advertisement and NOT a reproduction.

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