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LIFE Magazine readers loved new gadgets. This 1964 ad for an "incredible" Smith Corona electric calculator is a good example of the hottest items that made your life more convenient! Upon order, this advertisement will be painstakingly extracted from the original edition in which it appears and carefully framed and packaged for delivery.
Smith-Corona was typewriter manufacturer, but the broke into the up and coming electronic calculator market with this portable (?) and affordable (~$90?) adding machine. Just imagine the convenience of lugging this monster around with you in the crowded subway train to the office every morning. You'd be the envy of all who saw you. Or not.
This ad will look amazing in any home and particularly in your dad's office! Since the ad is the original from an authentic and rare LIFE Magazine, you can rest assured of its unique value! This is a perfect birthday, holiday, or Father’s Day gift! Personalize this gift by including a certificate of authenticity with your special message.
The LIFE Magazine ad itself measures approximately 10.5″ x 13.5″ and it surrounded by a white professional framing mat cut to this ad’s specifications. The total area of the advertisement and the mat measures 15.75” x 19.7” and looks fantastic. The handsome and contemporary dark-brown frame itself is a high-quality medium-density fiberboard (MDF) with shatterproof plexiglass.
As an ad taken from an original magazine from the stated date, the ad may show signs of aging. As a collector’s item, all sales are final and returns are not accepted.