Fortune Magazine 1950-1959

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 Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price:

January, 1950

Canada’s Oil Frontier, Joske’s of San Antonio, Office Building Bonanza, Made in France

G/VG

$20.00

February, 1950

20th Anniversary Issue: The U.S. and the World issue. New York: World Money Market?, European Business, US Embassy – New Model, World Oil in Turmoil, Missing Key to U.S. Policy, Geo Strategic Maps

Not Available

NA

March, 1950

Health Insurance, New England Businessmen, Technology in Factories, Tabu, Chemical Century

G/VG

$17.50

April, 1950

Lever Brothers, FL Power & Light, US Steel, US Beer Makers, American Cities

G/VG

$20.00

May, 1950

Britain’s Road Back, Puerto Rico, Benson & Hedges, Osborn’s Autos, Truckers, Plastics Guide

Not Available

NA

June, 1950

12 Million New Telephones, Sprinkler Irrigation, Food Fair Supermarkets, Businessman & Picasso

Not Available

NA

July, 1950

Business & War (Korea), Sao Paulo, Slick Airways, Forging, Underwriters, Maidenform

Not Available

NA

August, 1950

Battle of Timber, Pitney-Bowes, Retrolite, Curtiss Candy, Newspaper Publishers, Outdoor Advertising, Tangier

G/VG

$20.00

September, 1950

New Australia, Skyline Builders, J.C. Penney’s, US Landscapes thru Train Windows, Soviet Economy

Not Available

NA

October, 1950

World of Du Pont (numerous articles), Defense of Europe, Brannan – 2 copies

G/VG

$30.00

November, 1950

Cheapest Steel, Car Dealers, Made in Milwaukee Portfolio, Rockets – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

December, 1950

Battle of the St. Lawrence, Christmas in the Office, National Gypsum, Revere, Glacier Wind Tunnel

Good, insect damage to cover

$15.00

 

January, 1951

Ben Shahn cover - Products of Clay. Wages: When Is a Freeze, The Big-Inchers, Avco, The Nickel Drink Is  Groggy

G/VG

$30.00

February, 1951

Cover: George Washington. U. S. A. The Permanent Revolution, The American Way of Life, The Transformation of American Capitalism, The Problems of Free Men

G/VG

$20.00

March, 1951

California PG & E, Setback in Iran, Childs Restaurant, Freight Trains, Farmers

G/VG

$20.00

April, 1951

Rearmament, McGraw’s Strike, Operations Research, Rubber Railroad, Turpentine & Rosin Industry – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

May, 1951

Helicopters, King Ranch, Georgia-Pacific, The Wrecker, Russian Industrial Expansion

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1951

Politics of Aluminum, Food Machinery & Chemical Corp, Olivetti, Color in Industry

Not Available

NA

July, 1951

Kaiser-Frazier, Electronics Era, Made in Buffalo, Jack Daniels

Not Available

NA

August, 1951

TV’s Trouble, Motel Business, Trane, Corning, Chicago River

G/VG

$20.00

September, 1951

New Jersey Turnpike Portfolio, Boeing’s Bombers, Wine in California Desert Portfolio, Industry & TV, Wayside Gardens

G/VG

$20.00

October, 1951

Wives of Management, Jersey Corp., Formica, Supreme Court, Tooling by Telescope, International Airlines

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1951

Men and Machines of the Building Industry by Jerome Snyder cover. Spain as an Investment, Tintair, Savignac’s Posters, Creating Tomorrow’s Oil, The Corporation and the Wife, World of Kennecott, Jersey Company – 4 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, insect damage to edges

$17.50

December, 1951

Socialism’s Legacy to Churchill, American Airlines, GM Tech Center, Suburbs, Christmas Business – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

January, 1952

US Commitment Map Insert, Koppers, Grocer’s Progress, Office Robots, WTMJ TV

Not Available

NA

February, 1952

Special Issue: The Government of the USA

Not Available

NA

March, 1952

Research Rebuilds the South, Lincoln-Mercury, Frozen Orange Juice, German Businessmen

G/VG

$20.00

April, 1952

Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Selling, W.R. Grace & Co., Historians on Business, French Business

G/VG

$20.00

May, 1952

New UN Building, Dow Expansion, Peter Grace, Freighters & Tankers, Cincinnati

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1952

Pittsburgh Rebuilds, Gillette, List Prices, Panagra, Airborne Surveyors, Zeckendorf

G/VG

$20.00

July, 1952

Retail Selling, USS Coral Sea Portfolio, Israel, Negro Employment, Plastics, Knoxville

G/VG

$20.00

August, 1952

Canada (6 articles), Raw Materials, Political Role of the Corporation – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

September, 1952

Language of Advertising, Swift & Co., Coal Chemicals, Military Businessmen – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

October, 1952

Race for Senate, Arkansas Power, WNEW, House Organs, Levitt’s Progress (Levittown)

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1952

The Congo, Packard, Night Shopping, Top Executives, Plastic Forming of Metal

G/VG

$20.00

December, 1952

Record Industry, Ronson, Christmas Tree Grower (Indiana Pa), Westinghouse, Industrial Toys Portfolio

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$25.00

 

January, 1953

NATO Strategy, Cone Mills, Cinerama, New Metals Age, Charlie Soames

G/VG

$20.00

February, 1953

Soviet Russia (4 articles), Miller Beer, Direct Mail, US Train Depot photo portfolio by Walker Evans

G/VG

$25.00

March, 1953

Free Trade, Bethlehem Steel, US Drinking Habits, Transistors

G/VG

$20.00

April, 1953

Jet Airliners, CBS TV City, Liberia, Working Wife, Next American Labor Movement

Not Available

NA

May, 1953

Air Conditioning Boom, RKO, Jets Part 2, Tomorrow’s Weather

G/VG

$20.00

June, 1953

Bond & Share, Conrad Hilton, Railroads vs. Truckers, The Atom, Great Lakes Ships

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

July, 1953

Eisenhower’s White House, CBS, Machine Tools, Jersey Truck Farmer

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

August, 1953

Changing American Market, Reynolds Aluminum, Entertaining in the New Suburbia, Taft’s Congress, Vintage Office Furniture

G/VG

$20.00

September, 1953

New Kind of Car Market, Noguchi Art, Atomic Sub, Parke Davis, Paperback Books

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, insect damage

$15.00

October, 1953

Market for Food, Greek Shipping Men, National Distillers, Chicago Industry at Night portfolio

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1953

Air Defense, Allis-Chalmers, Livonia Fire, Trucks – Tractors - & Trailers

G/VG

$20.00

December, 1953

Tax Reform, House of Olin, Cigarettes, Modern Art, Fold-out Trucks, Tractors and Trailers

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1954

Democrats, Crown Zellerbach, Baby-Boomers, Energies of Italy

Fair/Good, cover tear, corner torn

$12.50

February, 1954

Housing Market, Hughes Aircraft, Polyethylene, Doctors, Air Force Production Tool

Not Available

NA

March, 1954

American Woolen, Home Goods, Gold, Webb & Knapp, California Aerial Photos

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

April, 1954

Chrysler, Clothes, Glass-In-Plastic, Senator McCarthy & The Businessman, Germany

Not Available

NA

May, 1954

New York Central, Management Consultants, Bell Telephone, Who Has the Spending Money, Senator McCarthy – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good

$20.00

June, 1954

Aluminum Ltd., Business Schools, Gas Turbine, George S May Co., H-Bombs – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

July, 1954

Eastman Kodak, Shipyards Gloom, Otis, Monorails

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

August, 1954

Phillips Petroleum, Uranium Rush, Motorola, Climate

G/VG

$20.00

September, 1954

Capital Goods, Personality Testing, TV Showdown, New Gasolines

G/VG

$20.00

October, 1954

GOP & Congress, Allied Chemical, Business Golf, AMF, Golf photos portfolio by Walker Evans

G/VG

$25.00

November, 1954

Cold War & Antarctic, Brazil, Dispersal, Human Engineering, New RCA Center

Not Available

NA

December, 1954

Wilson Pentagon, Harvester, Burlington, $50,000 House, Auto Independents

G/VG

$20.00

 

1954 Reprint

Of “Defense and Strategy” series printed in 8 1953 issues, and published by AFROTC, The Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

G/VG

$17.50

 

January, 1955

25th Anniversary Issue. Anaconda, Hotel Chains, Industrial Photography Portfolio

G/VG

$30.00

February, 1955

Causes of the Great Depression, Cadillac, Movies’ Comeback, Rockefeller Brothers

G/VG

$20.00

March, 1955

Campbell Soups, Rockefeller Part 2, Arthur D Little Inc., Modern Art of  Business

G/VG

$20.00

April, 1955

Continental Can, Communism, Air Pollution, Foreign Economic Policy

G/VG

$20.00

May, 1955

Borg-Warner, Expensive Highways, Armour, Glass, Road-Building Machines portfolio

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Fair, Split

$7.50

June, 1955

US Farming, Grand Union Supermarkets, Chicago, Electronics, France – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

July, 1955

Thailand, Tecumseh Products, Lightweight Trains, Tool portfolio photos by Walker Evans

G/VG

$20.00

August, 1955

GSA, Retailing, Sperry Rand, Auto-Lite, Concord Hotel, Inland Seaport photos by Margaret Bourke-White – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

September, 1955

New Air Situation, US Gypsum, Alaska, Salk Vaccine, Old Apothecaries Portfolio – 3 copies

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good

$17.50

October, 1955

Alcoa, Warner-Lambert, Noise Pollution, $250,000 House Portfolio – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, light stain

$17.50

 

Same

Good, fraying

$12.50

November, 1955

Pennsylvania Railroad, Bourbon Brands, Color TV, 1956 Machine Tools

G/VG

$30.00

December, 1955

General Electric, International Art Market, 5,000 Mile Missile, Michigan, Ford & the Continental.

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, spine askew, cover wear

$12.50

 

January, 1956

Eisenhower Shift, International Art Part 2, US Steel, Mexican Market, Company Planes – 4 copies

G/VG

$17.50

Same

Good, spine wear

$15.00

February, 1956

Airlines, Saul Steinberg Airport Portfolio, House of Krupp, Blaw-Knox

G/VG

$20.00

March, 1956

Consumer Credit, P&G, Westinghouse, Bell Aircraft, Architecture – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

Same

Good, pencil, ink

$12.50

April, 1956

Sinclair Oil, Mortgage Debt, Running the Post Office, Revlon, Old Mills portfolio by Walker Evans, Automation, Henry Crown, Program Chairmen

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good, spine tears

$15.00

May, 1956

Defense, Pittsburgh Plate, Montgomery Ward, Jaguar Owner, Power Farming Portfolio

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good – spine dmg.

$15.00

June, 1956

The Boiling Ohio, Bendix, Unions, GM Research, Women Bosses – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

July, 1956

Fortune 500 (First of this annual series) Kaiser Aluminum, Airlines & Jet Fleets– with insert

Not Available

NA

August, 1956

Canadian Pacific, Rubber, Continental Advertising, What Makes Women Buy – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

Same

Fair, insect damage front and back, spine wear

September, 1956

Amazing Advertising Business, Steel Strikes, Supermarkets Portfolio, Air Safety, Common Market

G/VG

$17.50

October, 1956

Oil East of Suez, Michigan Bridge Portfolio, Downtown – Photos by Walker Evans, Studebaker-Packard – 2 copies

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1956

Peru: Dollars at Work, Biggest Car Market Yet, Rayonier, E.J. Korvette, Tanker Dilemma, Chicago First National, Joe Hirshhorn – Brooklyn Uranium King

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

December, 1956

Chevy, Defense Budget, Electronic Gaiety, Push-Button Warehouse – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

January, 1957

Mid-East Perspective, Deep North USA, Physics, US Freight Cartel, Steel

G/VG

$17.50

February, 1957

Soviet Empire (4 articles), Union Carbide, Avco, Shopping Center Portfolio

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

March, 1957

Money Shortage, Crane Co., Penn-Texas, Oil King, Seniors

G/VG

$17.50

April, 1957

Housing, ABC-Paramount, Economics of Baseball, TWA, Newport News Portfolio, Ambassadors

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

May, 1957

Resurgent India, Southern Co., Du Pont, Battle of Components.

G/VG

$17.50

June, 1957

Britain, Whirlpool, Astonishing Computers, The St. Lawrence, Korea, Super Luxury Cars

G/VG

$17.50

July, 1957

Fortune 500 (with supplement), Japan, Russia, General Dynamics, Power Boats Portfolio

G/VG

$17.50

August, 1957

Cars on Highway by Robert Parker. MGM, Small Car’s Year, RCA, Minnesota, Taconite, Was Hamilton the First Keynesian, Osborne of Olin Mathieson – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

September, 1957

Cities, Streets of the Cities Portfolio, Edsel & The Car Dealers, China, Royal Dutch/Shell

G/VG

$17.50

October, 1957

Selling of the 707, Cliff-Hanger at MGM, Soft Coal, City & the Car, New Face of Banking Portfolio

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, insect damage

$15.00

November, 1957

General Tire, Embezzlers, P&G, Building a Turnpike Portfolio, S.H. Kress, New Plastics

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

December, 1957

Polar Watch, Brake Shoe, Slums Portfolio, Search for the Ultimate Fuel, RJ Reynolds, Lehman Art Collection - 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

January, 1958

White House Since Sputnik, Urban Sprawl, Curtiss-Wright, Atlas Plywood

G/VG

$17.50

February, 1958

NATO Alliance, Algeria, New Radio, Houston Complex, Railroads – 3 copies

G/VG

$17.50

March, 1958

Trouble in Detroit, H.J. Kaisers Hawaiian Resort, Rhodesia, VTOL Flying

G/VG. library stamp

$15.00

April, 1958

Litton, Ezra Taft Benson, Specialty House, Birth Control, Housing

G/VG

$17.50

May, 1958

Recession, House of Ingalls, World Oil, Movie Business, Lunar Photos, Wilshire Blvd. – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good, deep gouge

$12.50

June, 1958

International Airlines, Chrysler Situation, Thiokol, Idlewild, Dawn of Advertising Portfolio

Not Available

NA

July, 1958

Countdown at Canaveral, Inland Steel, Outboard Marine, Fortune 500

G/VG

$20.00

August, 1958

Hudson Bay, Saving the Railroads, Westinghouse, Chemical Crystals, Stereo Goes to Market, with Fortune 500 Insert – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

 

Same

Good, insect damage bottom edge

$12.50

September, 1958

Save Driving, Coronary Disease, Last of Railroad Steam Portfolio by Walker Evans, Iraq & Oil

G/VG

$20.00

October, 1958

Safeway, Industrial Landscapes of the Mid-South, Sidewalk Selling Portfolio by Walker Evans, Massey-Ferguson 

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1958

Standard of California, GM’s Management, Capital Goods, Wall Streets of Europe – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

G/VG, cover tear

$15.00

December, 1958

TV, Rolls-Royce, Civil Defense, Great Gifts of Art 1958, Tomorrow’s Telephone System

G/VG

$17.50

 

January, 1959

The 60s. Technology Forecast, Problem of Howard Hughes, Hughes Tool, Singer, Ezra Benson, Nassau’s Bay Street Boys, Cavier in the Supermarket, Booming Mojave Dessert, American Motors – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

February, 1959

Next Baby Book, General Dynamics vs. USSR, Industrial Designers, Singer’s New Competition, Geochemistry

Not Available

NA

March, 1959

Russian Ship cover. Tax Reform, Nuclear Inspection, Western Union, A Launching at Quincy (Portfolio), Next Generation of Computers, Sen. Bob Kerr

Good, spine splitting, pencil marks

$15.00

April, 1959

Growth Stocks, New York’s Restless Banks, Brazil’s Capital, Airline Pilots, 100 Best Designed Products, Farming with Hormones

Not Available

NA

May, 1959

New US Society, Theory of Color, Honeywell, De Gaulles, Corporate Taxes – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

June, 1959

Detroit, Formosa, Hottest Thing in Aluminum, Motel Free-For-All, IBM, Lever, Cheaper Power Through Higher Voltages, Harvard Business School Graduates

G/VG

$17.50

July, 1959

Early Space Age, Weyerhauser, Howard Hughes, Medicine Men of Kalamazoo – 4 copies

G/VG

$17.50

August, 1959

US Sea Power, World Oil, Business Novel Fad, Delrin, Changes in Housing, with Fortune 500 Insert – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

September, 1959

Cuban Business, GT&E, National Homes, The Seaway, New American Office, CalTech 

G/VG

$17.50

October, 1959

Detroit’s Next Decade, Armour, Life Without GM, Office Life – 2 copies

G/VG

$17.50

November, 1959

Safety in Jet Age, Armco, Top Executives, The Cuyahoga, Inner Space

G/VG

$20.00

Same

Good, spine splitting

$15.00          

December, 1959

Celanese Corp., To Alaska, Illuminated Treasures, Foreign Aid

Good

$17.50

 

Same

Good, spine splitting

$15.00

 

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