1944-1972 Life Magazine Collection of (1388) Issues 
Lot Number 1029
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 10/01/2007 10:00:00 
Bid Open: 400.00  Bid Ends: 10/17/2007 23:30:00 
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Description

When future generations study our culture, they will find the most impressive pictorial history of the world in Life Magazine. Only the grandest of images were chosen, and the articles, at times, were ground breaking. Presented is a massive collection of Life Magazines from 1944 through 1972 with a total of (1388) magazines in the collection (all but (108) issues) and featuring over two hundred Hollywood celebrities including (9) different Marilyn Monroe covers, (10) Elizabeth Taylor covers and covers with Hepburn, Wayne, Hayworth, Ball, Brando, Stewart, Kelly, Garland and Crosby. There are over (100) issues featuring high-level politicians, presidents, musicians and pop cultural icons. The most impressive photography can be seen in the issues that cover World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Most collectors also know that there are fantastic advertisements in almost every issue that chronicle the American way of life. The majority of the magazines are in mid-to-high grade, and there are many issues without the mailing labels. Due to the size and weight of the collection, local pick up in Naperville, Illinois is strongly recommended. For a complete listing of all the included issues, please click on the link below.


A complete listing of the Life Magazines

A listing of the missing Life Magazines 
 
Pictures  (Click on Photo to Enlarge)