“It’s like wearing magic gloves!” These ads for Underwood “Golden Touch” typewriters date from 1956-58.
Just enough time to squeeze one more Christmas related post, featuring creepy life-like Santa masks, fake fire places and festive piñatas found in a selection of US seasonal catalogues.
Here’s a selection of children’s character Christmas LP covers from the 1980’s, featuring Barbie, Pac-Man, Strawberry Shortcake and more!
“Remember all your friends who remember how great cigarettes used to taste.”
Here are a few vintage Christmas cigarette adverts from 1960-69.
Here are a few vintage Christmas sewing machine adverts from 1950-70’s.
“Goof-Proof Gifts!” These Christmas themed Paper Mate pen ads date from 1960-66, some of which feature comedian Joe E Brown.
Here are some Christmas decoration adverts from 1959-61.
“Xmas greetings from the stars!” Here is a selection of cheesy Jet magazine Christmas covers from 1973 to 1985.
These adverts for Fletcher’s Castoria date from 1939-1941 and feature a lot of finger pointing, angry parents, threats of spanking, and constipated children. There’s also lot of talk about how sensitive a child’s constitution is, but a good whack with a slipper was obviously fine!
Here’s a wonderful six page spread from Mattel I found in a LIFE magazine dated November 24th 1967. Shame it’s forty eight years too late to enter!