Hello Aviation Enthusiasts,
I am searching for the hard bound volume of all the aviation artwork done for Coca-Cola during WWII.
Most of these pieces were done by William Heaslip and used as reproduction advertising printed on cardboard during WWII.
After the war a limited edition hard bound volume was published for collectors and library reference.
During the mid 1980's a second edition printing showed up in rare numbers for only about a year.
I would like the bibliography of either edition in order to help find a copy of this volume for sale.
I have already talked with the Coca-Cola archives people and found a few full size prints on Ebay along with a small paper back booklet " Know your War Planes " showing miniature reproductions of some but not all of these aircraft prints.
I would greatly appreciate any help you are able to offer me.
A friend of mine has a collection of William Heaslip lithographs about 15-25 prints. They are in an envelope and the title is A new series of fighting airplanes used in combat by the U.S.A. and U. S. N. painted by William Heaslip Presented with compliments by Coca-Cola Co. They are in good condition saved in a plastic bag. The envelope is torn and taped around the edges. It was given to him by his dad. We thing they were produced around the begining of WWII. He would like to know if they any high value and would be willing to sell them. There are a few that are multiple copies. Each one is autographed.
I found about 20-30 of the cardboard Coca -Cola WWII by Heaslip in a trunk in my grandparents barn.What are they worth? They are all in good condition.