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Lane Cedar Hope Chest, 1942, vintage advertisement

Lane Cedar Hope Chest, 1942, vintage advertisement

A vintage advertisement for the Lane Cedar Hope Chest. These were manufactured in large quantities by The Lane Company, of Altavista, Virginia. The text of the ad states that more than 200 styles were available and priced from $15.50 and up. The cedar hope chest pictured at the top of the ad is advertised as a Valentines Special for only $27.95. This vintage ad was published in February, 1942, just as the American involvement in World War Two was just getting underway.

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