Notes: A 12-by-18-inch "window emblem" poster from the federal effort during the Second World War to keep inflation in check. Text reads, "We charge only ceiling prices or less / We post ceiling price lists prominently / We welcome questions about our prices."
This poster was intended for distribution to participating retail grocery stores that agreed to abide by published prices for commodities in short supply due to the war effort. The illustration for this poster shows Uncle Sam with his arms around the shoulders of a male merchant and a female customer.
Edition + Condition: This is an original World War II poster, not a reproduction. A near fine copy with light creasing. Folded, as issued. SHIPS FOLDED.
Publication: Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945.
Item No: #308104