1940's Joan & Ginger's Dept Store Advertising Magazines

You are bidding on this incredible lot of rare vintage department store advertising magazines, called Joan and Ginger's Magazine. I have never seen anything like these. These were distributed by C.E Chappell & Sons, a big department store in Syracuse, NY, and they are from the 1940's. Each month's issue features a story and pin-up photo of a movie star as well as stories, advice and fashion. When a girl collected 6 issues, she was entitled to a free scrapbook at C.E. Chappell & Sons to house the movie star pin-ups. The issues included in this lot are as follows: January, 1940 featuring James Stewart, September, 1940 featuring Charles Boyer, November, 1940 featuring Laurence Olivier, December, 1940 featuring Vivien Leigh, February, 1941 featuring Tyrone Power, March, 1941 featuring Myrna Loy, May, 1941 featuring Clark Gable, June, 1941 featuring Ginger Rogers, August, 1941 featuring Henry Fonda, September 1941 featuring Ann Sothern, November 1941 featuring Greer Garson, December, 1941 featuring Mickey Rooney, January, 1942 featuring Lew Ayres, and February, 1942 featuring Norma Shearer. The magazines are in very good condition for their age, covers intact with vivid color. In most of them, the pin-up page and/or other pages were either removed or became separated from the staple binding. This may have been done in preparation

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