Bestform ~ Lingerie Adverts [1944]

“No finer fit at any price!”
These six ads for Bestform lingerie are from 1944, with particularly pert bosomed illustrations by American pin-up artist George Petty.

Etiquet ~ Deodorant Adverts [1943]

“Should a Marine kiss a girl with his hat on?”
These ads for Etiquet antiseptic deodorant cream date from 1943.

Playtex Makeup Cape ~ Adverts [1939]

“Prelude to loveliness!”
These ads for Playtex Makeup Capes date from 1939.

Bromo-Seltzer ~ Antacid Adverts [1937]

“Stop morning-after before it starts.”
These ads for Bromo-Seltzer antacid date from 1937 and were aimed at men who had partied too hard the night before!

Kreml ~ Hair Tonic Adverts [1939-1944]

“Sailor beware of holiday hair!”
These ads for Kreml hair tonic date from 1939 to 1944.

Kitchens Of Tomorrow [Life, 1943]

“Kitchens of tomorrow may look like this!”
This article is from a 1943 edition of Life magazine.

Blackstone Cigars ~ Adverts [1940-1941]

“Extra pleasure in every size and shape!”
These ads for Blackstone cigars date from 1940-41.

Pard ~ Dog Food Adverts [1940-1941]

“I’m no softy, but sometimes my stomach is!”
These ads for Pard dog food from 1941 feature some very stylish illustrations by Stan Ekman.

Bosco Chocolate Syrup ~ Drink Adverts [1940]

“Where there’s pep there’s iron!”
These fun ads for Bosco, a chocolate malt syrup which was added to milk, are all from 1940.