Very rare vintage box of stationary - 'the Petty Girl Box' - an Aristocrat
This gorgeous gal created by George Petty.
A famous American pin-up artist - he popularized the magazine device of
"Reproductions of his work, know as 'Petty Girls' were widely rendered by
military artists as nose art decorating warplanes during the Second World War."
This very vintage box still has 17 unused sheets inside and 24 envelopes.
As per 1940's paper - it is somewhat like the popular slightly crinkly, wax
feeling paper of it's time.
The sheets & envelopes all in excellent condition.
The cardboard box in good condition for it's very old age.
A few very pale marks, some light wear on the edges.
The sheets measure 7 1/4" x 10 1/2".
The box measures 8" x 10 3/4" x 3/4".
An amazing vintage ephemera find for sure.....