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Letterhead, Gencon Chartering Corporation, Ship Brokers and Agents, New York, early–mid-20th century

This is a Letterhead. It was designed by Unknown. It is dated early–mid-20th century and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is letterpress: blue,red, white, yellow ink on light blue wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Thomas F. O'Malley.

Its dimensions are

27.9 x 21.4 cm (11 x 8 7/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark: Crane & Co. Bond

It is inscribed

Company name imprinted from upper center to upper right: GENCON CHARTERING CORPORATION/Ship Brokers and Agents Imprinted below logo and title: 866 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022.TELEPHONE 421-4864. Imprinted in smaller typeface size, at upper right (but below telephone number): CABLES:"GENCHARTCO" NEW YORK/ TELEX: ITT 420298 RCA 222606 / TELETYPEWRITER: 710-581-6051

Cite this object as

Letterhead, Gencon Chartering Corporation, Ship Brokers and Agents, New York, early–mid-20th century; Designed by Unknown (American); USA; letterpress: blue,red, white, yellow ink on light blue wove paper; 27.9 x 21.4 cm (11 x 8 7/16 in. ); Gift of Thomas F. O'Malley; 1998-64-8

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