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The Sportsmen – Barber Shop Harmony

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Feb 18th, 2018. Artwork published in .
    The Sportsmen – Barber Shop Harmony 1
    Source: http://rover.ebay.com Image: recordwidow (edited). License: All Rights Reserved.

    Art Director: Jerry Novorr
    Artist: Saul Bass (One of his earliest known album covers.)
    [Art Directors Annual of Advertising & Design, 1950]

    I’m unable to find a match for the “The Sportsmen Quartet” type. It is very similar to French Clarendon, French Antique, and P.T. Barnum, which appears to be used on the reverse. Perhaps it was hand lettered.

    The Sportsmen – Barber Shop Harmony 2
    Source: http://rover.ebay.com Image: The Loop Clothing Exchange (edited). License: All Rights Reserved.

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