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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"They taste better." These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1934-35.
"The luxury of Orlon."These ads for men's trousers made from Du Pont "Dacron" polyester and "Orlon" acrylic fibre date from 1960-61. The long half page ads featured a relaxed pair of men's legs at various leisure venues.
"No thanks! I'd rather have a Lucky!" These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1933.
"The cool way to stay neat all day!"These ads for men's trousers made from Du Pont "Dacron" polyester and "Orlon" acrylic fibre date from 1956-58. The ads featured a pair of men's legs in the foreground and woman in the background.
"Do you inhale?" These illustrated ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1932, with artwork by John La Gatta.
"The liveliest colours in cotton."These fashion fabric ads for Avondale perma-pressed cottons date from 1958-59.
"Betsy does it for fun!" These ads for Fleers "Dubble Bubble" chewing gum date from 1942.
"Banish title-tattle grey!" These black and white, long half-page ads for Fels Naptha Soap date from 1936-39.
"Fashion...a man's world too."These ads for Arrow Shirts date from 1956-57.
"Unmistakably...the finest in the fine car field." These car ads for Lincoln by Ford are from 1957-58.
"Driving is fun again!" These car ads for Renault "Dauphine" are from 1958-59.
"If she always struggles like this... When you wish she'd snuggle like this... Try this!" These ads for Life Savers breath freshener sweets date from 1942-47.