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This is a early 1950s ad for "Acetate - The Beauty Fiber." It is 10 pages, not including covers (back is blank). It includes lots of advertising information about acetate, including how to use it, care instructions, etc., and has a lot of black and white fashion photos as well. Published by the Celanese Corporation, it was part of an advertising campaign in the early 50s to put out the word about how easy Acetate was to work with and wear. Probably published early in the campaign, it is undated but likely is from 1951-52.
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