Baker, Hamlin. (cover illustration).
NY. Time Fortune. 03- 1933.
Volume VII. Number 3. March 1933 issue of the magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 136 pp, 14 x 11 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Front cover a trifle soiled, very good condition, cigar labels in fine condition. Many interesting articles in this handsome issue, including the much sought after Cigar Label fold out in mint condition, plus numerous color and black and white advertisements. Articles include three-part United Fruit (with map); A & P and the Hartfords; Charleston, S. C.; profusely illustrated 10,000 Tons of Fighting Cat (USS Indianapolis); Failure of Bank of US; a Portfolio of Cigar Label Art. Full page color ads include Dodge, Packard, Chevrolet Truck, and Lucky Strike by Howard Chandler Christie. Color cover illustration depicting Railroad Signal by Hamlin Baker. Founded by Henry Luce (who had, with partner Briton Hadden, founded Time magazine in 1923), Luce declared of Fortune magazine that "American business has importance - even majesty - so the magazine in which we are able to interpret it will look and feel important - even majestic." Item #43222