1945 Westinghouse Marine Corps Aircraft Radar Umbrella System WWII Era
1945 Westinghouse Marine Corps Aircraft Radar Umbrella System WWII Era
1945 Westinghouse Marine Corps Aircraft Radar Umbrella System WWII Era

1945 Westinghouse Marine Corps Aircraft Radar Umbrella System WWII Era

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Date: 1945
Artist: Unknown
Size (in): 17” x 14”
Size (cm): 43 x 35.5
Condition: B
Linen backed: No

This poster was produced by the publicity department of the Westinghouse Corporation just after the end of WWII to highlight the company’s roll in developing ground based aircraft radar systems for the United States Marine Corps. The poster features an image of the Radar “Umbrella” collapsible antenna that could act as a receiver or sender of shortwave signals capable of detecting airplanes as far as 80 miles away.

The lower margin is printed “News Poster 118 – Post December 1, 1945”.

This poster is a vintage original showing moderate handling in very good condition overall. See our other listings for more vintage original Westinghouse posters issued to by the company relating to Westinghouse’s roll in commercializing technology developed during WWII. See our other listings for more vintage original Westinghouse publicity posters from around this time period.


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