Retro Musings includes magazine adverts and catalogue scans from 1930’s to 1990’s, plus anything else which takes my fancy (like LP covers and knitting patterns).
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"Luckies pay more!" These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1949-50.
"Lucky strike presents The Man Who Knows." These illustrated ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1948.
"Comfort in action!"These ads for men's fashions made from Du Pont "Dacron" polyester, "Orlon" acrylic fibre, and "Nylon" date from 1956-59. The ads feature men in various sporting and leisure scenarios.
"Lucky Strike means fine tobacco!" These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1942-47, illustrated by various artists.
""Money only you can spend." These illustrated ads for Bank America travellers cheques date from 1960. They were all long half-page ads with tri-colour block prints of various worldwide destination by an unknown artist.
"Have you tried a Lucky lately?" These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1938-42. They all feature various tobacco experts at work, mulling over their dried leaves.
"Package of smiles!" These illustrated ads for Dr West's toothpaste date from 1947-48.
"Luckies - a light smoke." These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1936-38 and were all about how gentle Luckies were on the throat. From 1937 the ads featured music and movie stars of the time.
"Brings better fashion into focus."These ads for Botany "Camera" men's fashions date from 1955. They were thin, full height third-page ads featuring disembodied clothing, cameras for heads, and bright coloured backgrounds.
"I'm your best friend." These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1935.
"I was curious... I tasted it..." These illustrated ads for Schlitz beer date from 1948-50.
"The height of good taste." These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1934, and all featured glamorous women.