1936 Ad The Merchandise Mart | “World’s Largest Building”


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This 1936 vintage ad for The Merchandise Mart of Chicago, IL has an art illustration of a long line of men lined up to enter a huge building with the headline:
Buyers on the March..
200,000 Strong–To The Merchandise Mart,
Chicago–In 1936″

Year Published: 1936
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
Grade: Excellent

“HERE is the way department store merchandise is being bought–and sold–in the U.S.A., in the year 1936!…In the world’s largest building is concentrated the world’s greatest aggregation of goods…To this mighty building comes the world’s greatest army of buyers…Men Meet merchandise!

This is a 86 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1936 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.

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