“Life Stride” Brown Shoe Company ~ Women’s Shoe Adverts [1958-1963]

“The young point of view in shoes.”
These ads for “Life Stride” women’s shoes by Brown Shoe Company date from 1958-63.

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“Pedwin” Brown Shoe Company ~ Men’s Shoe Adverts [1954-1958]

“The top goes down, the style goes up!”
These ads for “Pewdin” men’s shoes by Brown Shoe Company date from 1954-58 where I have found four different styles of ads.

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“Roblee” Brown Shoe Company ~ Men’s Shoe Adverts [1955-1958]

“The open-collar feeling in leather.”
These ads for “Roblee” men’s shoes by Brown Shoe Company date from 1955-58.

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Acrilan ~ Womenswear Adverts [1954]

“Gay young fashions in a remarkable fabric.”
These women’s fashion ads for Acrilan fabric date from 1954.

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Akai ~ Hi-Fi Adverts [1986]

“Okay, Akai.”
These three ads are from a triple page spread for Akai CD players, receivers and video players, dating from 1986.

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Arrow Shirts ~ Menswear Adverts [1956-1957]

“Fashion…a man’s world too.”
These ads for Arrow Shirts date from 1956-57.

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Avondale ~ Fashion Fabric Adverts [1958-1959]

“The liveliest colours in cotton.”
These fashion fabric ads for Avondale perma-pressed cottons date from 1958-59.

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Bank America: Travellers Cheques ~ Adverts [1960] Illustrated

“”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.

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Better Badges ~ Punk Pin Badge Adverts [1979-1982]

“Step out in style in a snug comfortable badge!”
These ad for Better Badges punk pin badges date from 1979-82.

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Botany ~ Menswear Adverts [1955] “Camera”

“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.

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Carling “Red Cap” ~ Ale Adverts [1947-1948] Illustrated

“Silky Red Cap. Silky Carling’s.”
These illustrated ads for Carling’s “Red Cap” ale date from 1947-48. They all had dark green backgrounds and a mixture of outline and full illustrations.

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Carling “Red Cap” ~ Ale Adverts [1948-1949] Illustrated by L.M. Simpson

“Great expectations…great refreshment.”
These illustrated ads for Carling’s “Red Cap” ale date from 1948-49, with illustrations by L.M. Simpson.

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Chevrolet “Corvair” ~ Car Adverts [1960]

“Small wonder – with a wonderful ride!”
These car ads for Corvair by Chevrolet are from 1960.

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Chivas Regal ~ Whisky Adverts [1958-1960] Illustratrated

“”Scotland’s prince of whiskies.””
These illustrated ads for Chivas Regal whisky ran from 1958-60. The artists included Phil Hays, Herbert Danska, Antonio Frasconni, Sven Palmquist, Alfred D. Crim, and Harvey Woolhiser. Each advert used a different artist, commissioned to create an interpretation of Robert the Bruce using various art forms.

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Chrysler “Dodge Dart” ~ Car Adverts [1959-1960]

“So much fun for so little money!”
These car ads for Dodge Dart by Chrysler are from 1959-60.

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Chrysler “Dodge Dart” ~ Car Adverts [1961]

“How to own big dreams on a small budget.”
These car ads for Dodge Dart by Chrysler are from 1961. They didn’t have a tagline as such, but all had “Dodge Dart!!” somewhere on them.

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Colgate ~ Toothpaste Adverts [1944]

“I don’t know how he does it”
These black and white photo story ad’s for Colgate toothpaste date from 1944, a style which was used for several years. All the ads featured unlucky-in-love soldiers and sailors with various dental hygiene issues.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1942-1943 Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb & Alex Ross

“These are the things we are fighting for.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery date from 1942-43. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb, Alex Ross plus a few unsigned illustrations.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1946] Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb

“This is for keeps.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery ran throughout 1946. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb and featured young couples getting married.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1947] Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb

“Let’s make it for keeps.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery ran throughout 1947. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb and featured young couples who plan to get married.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1948-1949] Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb

“The happiest brides have Community.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery ran throughout 1948 and 1949. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb and featured happy young brides.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1950] Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb

“Yours to live with… yours to love… for keeps.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery ran throughout 1950. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb and featured young married or engaged couples.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1951-1952] Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb

“…for keeps.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery ran throughout 1951 until mid 1952. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb and featured young engaged couples embracing.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1952-1953] Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb

“She’s in love… and she loves Community.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery ran from late 1952 and throughout 1953. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb and featured young married women daydreaming about their new cutlery.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1954] Illustratrated by Jon Whitcomb

“She’s in love… and she loves Community.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Community silverplate cutlery dates from 1954. The artwork was by Jon Whitcomb and featured sitting couples, shown from the shoulders down.

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Community ~ Cutlery Adverts [1955]

“Together – you’ll be proud of your Community.”
These ads for Community silverplate cutlery dates from 1955. The ads featured happy couples sharing a meal (mostly).

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Curtiss Candy ~ Confectionery Adverts [1947-1949]

“Candy… rich in dextrose.”
These ads for various Curtiss candy date from 1947-49.

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Daniel Green ~ Women’s Shoe Adverts [1963-1968]

“Neat feet… soft treat!”
These ads for Daniel Green women’s shoes and slippers date from 1963-68.

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Dr West’s ~ Toothbrush Adverts [1947-1952] Artwork by Bauman-Greene

“Package of smiles!”
These graphic style ads for Dr West’s “Miracle Tuft” toothbrushes date from 1947-52, with photography by Bauman-Greene.

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Dr West’s ~ Toothpaste Adverts [1947-1948] Illustrated

“Package of smiles!”
These illustrated ads for Dr West’s toothpaste date from 1947-48.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1956-1958] Dacron/Orlon

“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.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1956-1959] Dacron/Orlon/Nylon

“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.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1957] Orlon “Extra Point”

“Extra Point: Orlon”
These ads for men’s suits made from Du Pont “Orlon” acrylic fibre date from 1957. The ads all show men standing in front of a faint American Football scene.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1958] Orlon “Adds The Future”

“In fall slacks Orlon adds the future.”
These ads for men’s suits and slacks made from Du Pont “Orlon” acrylic fibre date from 1958. The ads had little illustrations of spaceships, satellites, and other flying crafts at the bottom.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1958] Orlon “Light and Neat”

“So light, so neat!”
These ads for men’s suits made from Du Pont “Orlon” acrylic fibre date from 1958. The ads featured a close up shot of a man’s jacketed torso on one side, with a full length shot in the distance on the other. The backgrounds were illustrations of fun outdoor activities.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1958] Orlon “The Age Of Orlon”

“The age of Orlon.”
These ads for men’s suits and slacks made from Du Pont “Orlon” acrylic fibre date from 1959. The ads had a space theme with plants, rockets and spacemen in the background.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1959] Zelan

“You can wash this coat!”
These ads for jackets and coats treated with Du Pont “Zelan” water replant date from 1959. Each long half page ad featured models braving the outdoors.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1960-1961] Dacron/Orlon

“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.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1960-1961] Dacron/Orlon “Letterman Look”

“The Letterman look.”
These ads for men’s fashions made from Du Pont “Dacron” polyester, and “Orlon” acrylic fibre date from 1960-61. The ads had a sports theme and the models used were mostly college age.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1960] Dacron/Orlon

“The fun is in the wearing.”
These ads for men’s fashions made from Du Pont “Dacron” polyester and “Orlon” acrylic fibre date from from 1960. The ads feature men in various sporting and leisure scenarios.

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Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1961] Antron

“New life, new lustre, new luxury.”
These ads for men’s fashions made from Du Pont “Antron” nylon date from 1961. The ads were all shades of blue with a slightly misty focus.

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Duke ~ Hair Care Adverts [1960-1973]

“Women love that Duke look!”
These ads for mens hair styling product “Duke” date from 1960 to 1973.

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Fels Naptha Soap ~ Laundry Adverts [1936-1939]

“Banish title-tattle grey!”
These black and white, long half-page ads for Fels Naptha Soap date from 1936-39.

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Fiberglas by Owns-Corning ~ Home Improvement Adverts [1957-1960]

“Comfort-Conditioned Homes!”
These ads for Fiberglas insulation, screening, and panelling by Owns-Corning date from 1957-60.

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Fleers “Dubble Bubble” ~ Chewing Gum Adverts [1942]

“Betsy does it for fun!”
These ads for Fleers “Dubble Bubble” chewing gum date from 1942.

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Ford “Lincoln” ~ Car Adverts [1957-1958]

“Unmistakably…the finest in the fine car field.”
These car ads for Lincoln by Ford are from 1957-58.

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Kellogg’s “All-Bran” ~ Breakfast Cereal Adverts [1940-1942]

“Join the Regulars!”
These fun black and white photo-story ads for Kellogg’s breakfast cereal All-Bran date from 1940-42.

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Kent ~ Cigarette Adverts [1955-1956]

“Don’t you, too, deserve Kents?”
These ads for Kent cigarettes are from 1955-56.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1958-1959] “Snow Fresh” Illustrated by Bourke, Lewring & Buckham

“As cool and clean as a breath of fresh air.”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1958-59. The illustrated ads featured couples in cool or fresh outdoors locations.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1964-1967]

“Feel extra coolness in your throat.”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1964-67. They featured couples smoking outdoors in wooded surroundings with waterfalls or lakes.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1968-1970]

“Rough taste rub you wrong?”
These ads for Kool cigarettes menthol date from 1968-70, which all had white backgrounds with cut-out images.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1969-1973] Mountains, Waterfalls & Forests

“Taste too hot to handle?”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1969-73. They all featured mountains, waterfalls and forests whist questioning smokers if their current choice was too dry, flat, hot or dull.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1974-1979]

“Nothing cools like Kool!”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1974-79. They all featured smokers expressing how cool Kool was.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1979-1980] Milds

“Feel the mild side of Kool.”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from late 1979 to mid 1980. The ads featured well dressed couples hanging around water features, with the gents smoking whilst the ladies look on.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1979]

“So good, it’s got to be Kool!”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1979. Amongst the end of one ad campaign and the beginning of another, I found these two ads featuring manically laughing smokers!

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1982-1984] Jazz Musicians

“There’s only one way to play it.”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1982-84. The ads all featured photographs of jazz musicians against black backgrounds.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1984-1986] Motorbikes

“A sensation beyond the ordinary.”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1984-86. They all feature leather clad, smoking bikers.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1987-1991]

“Kool & Mild Today”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1987-91. All the ads featured casual models wearing sports or leisure wear, in front of an oversized Kool logo.

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Kool ~ Cigarette Adverts [1991-1994]

“Kool of course.”
These ads for Kool menthol cigarettes date from 1991-94. The ads all had white backgrounds with a large Kool logo behind the models, who looked like they were on a fashion shoot.

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Life Savers ~ Breath Freshener Adverts [1939-1942]

“They’re cool, cool, COOL!”
These ads for Life Savers breath freshener sweets date from 1939-42.

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Life Savers ~ Breath Freshener Adverts [1942-1947]

“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.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1932] Illustrations by John La Gatta

“Do you inhale?”
These illustrated ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1932, with artwork by John La Gatta.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1933] “No thanks!”

“No thanks! I’d rather have a Lucky!”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1933.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1934-1935] “They taste better.”

“They taste better.”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1934-35.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1934] “The height of good taste.”

“The height of good taste.”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1934, and all featured glamorous women.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1935] “I’m your best friend.”

“I’m your best friend.”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes are from 1935.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1936-1938] “A light smoke.”

“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.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1938-1942] “Men who know tobacco best.”

“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.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1943-1947] Illustrated

“Lucky Strike means fine tobacco!”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1942-47, illustrated by various artists.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1948] Illustrated

“Lucky strike presents The Man Who Knows.”
These illustrated ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1948.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1949-1950] “Luckies pay more!”

“Luckies pay more!”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1949-50.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1949] “Feel your level best!”

“Feel your level best!”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from early to mid 1949.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1950-1952] “Be happy-go lucky!”

“Be happy-go lucky!”
These illustrated ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1950-52.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1950] “Never a rough puff!”

“Never a rough puff!”
These ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1950 and featured various celebrities of the time.

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Lucky Strike ~ Cigarette Adverts [1953] “Luckies tastes better!”

“Luckies tastes better!”
These illustrated ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes date from 1953.

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Magnificent ~ Hair Care Adverts [1968-1971]

“Let’s get it together!”
These ads for Magnificent hair care products date from 1968-71.

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Marlboro Shirt Co. ~ Menswear Adverts [1955-1956] Illustratrated

“Caresses like cashmere… washes like magic!”
These illustrated ads for men’s sportswear by Marboro Shirt Co. date from 1955-56.

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Marlboro Shirt Co. ~ Menswear Adverts [1955] Illustratrated

“Sports shirts with a flair for style!”
These illustrated ads for men’s sportswear by Marboro Shirt Co. date from 1955. The ads were a mixture of chalk figures and painted shirts.

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Men’s Fashion Shoot [1973] “The Good Life”

“If you’ve got it, flaunt it – elegantly!”
Ebony magazine’s April 1973 fashion shoot for men was all about colourful leisure looks with comfort, class, plaid and pinstripes. The photoshoot took the “tremendous trio” to the Caribbean island of Curacao where they lounged about on bridges, rock pools and against craggy walls.

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Miller ~ Ale Adverts [1959-1960] “High Life” Illustrated by John McCormack

“The champagne of bottle beer.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Miller “High Life” lager dates from 1959-60, with artwork by by John McCormack.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1947-1949] “Outstanding!”

“Outstanding!”
These ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from 1947-49. They were all long, half-page ads with a bright red background and plain white text.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1949-1953] “Throat Scratch”

“Guard against throat-scratch.”
These ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from 1949-53. They were all full page ads with red and white backgrounds, and black and white illustrated smoking busts.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1953-1954] “Smooth Smoking”

“Let your throat enjoy smooth smoking!”
These ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from 1953-54. They were very similar to the later ads of previous campaign, with red and white backgrounds, and black and white illustrated smokers.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1954-1956] “Reward Yourself”

“Reward yourself!”
These ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from 1954-56. As per their previous ad campaigns, all illustrations of happy smokers were black and white, with red text on the white background or white text on a solid red background.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1956-1957] “Mildness Is Pleasure”

“Mildness is a pleasure with Pall Mall.”
These ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from 1956-57. Where previously they had all been illustrated, they were now a mixture of illustration or black and white photo. All still had red block backgrounds with white text, or red text on white as per older campaigns.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1957-1960] Illustrated by Mary Blair

“So friendly to your taste!”
These stylised ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from 1957-59. They were illustrated by Disney artist Mary Blair.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1960-1962] Illustrated by Mary Blair

“Good! Good! Good!”
These illustrated ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from late 1960-62. The ads all had a white background with different stylised fruit painted by Disney artist Mary Blair.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1960] “Get Satisfying Flavour”

“Get satisfying flavour!”
These collage style ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from 1960. The backgrounds were printed or painted, with photos of sliced fruit (mostly) placed on top.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1962-1963] “Natural Mildness”

“Pall Mall’s natural mildness is so good to your taste!”
These ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from mid 1962 to late 1963. They all featured relaxed smokers lying in the grass, photographed at ground level.

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Pall Mall ~ Cigarette Adverts [1962] Illustrated Couples

“Wherever particular people congregate.”
These two illustrated ads for Pall Mall cigarettes date from late 1962. They featured couple dining out, with the gentlemen admiring the length of their cigarettes. Possibly by Mary Blair.

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Philips ~ Hi-Fi Adverts [1986-1987] Illustrated

“More woofers than Battersea dogs home.”
This illustrated ad campaign for various Philips CD/cassette players is from 1986-87.

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Pontiac “Eight” ~ Car Adverts [1951]

“Dollar for dollar you can’t beat a Pontiac.”
These car ads for Pontiac “Eight” are from 1951.

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Prell ~ Hair Care Adverts [1947-1949]

“The amazing new radiant creme shampoo!”
These ads for Prell dandruff shampoo date from 1947-49.

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Raveen ~ Hair Care Adverts [1960-1974]

“There you go being beautiful again!”
These ads for womens hair styling products “Raveen” date from 1960 to 1974.

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Renault “Dauphine” ~ Car Adverts [1958-1959]

“Driving is fun again!”
These car ads for Renault “Dauphine” are from 1958-59.

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Schlitz ~ Ale Adverts [1948-1950] Illustrated

“I was curious… I tasted it…”
These illustrated ads for Schlitz beer date from 1948-50. They all featured three strips of illustrations with curious men tasting a new beverage.

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Sears ~ Lingerie Adverts [1968]

“Sears shapes a woman’s world.”
These ads for Sears support lingerie are from 1968. The models looked like they were posing on big pools of bright paint.

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Sears ~ Lingerie Adverts [1969]

“Sears has gone wild!”
These ads for Sears support lingerie are from 1969. The models were all posing outdoors with large wild cats.

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Shell “X-100” Motor Oil ~ Car Maintenance Adverts [1951-1952] Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff

“Your engine makes this much acid every day.”
These amazing illustrated ads for Shell “X-100” motor oil date from 1951-52 and featured artwork by Boris Artzybasheff.

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Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil ~ Car Maintenance Adverts [1947]

“Like magic!”
These ads for Sinclair “Opaline” motor oil are from 1947. The ads had a magical theme, and featured stars of current movies.

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Tek ~ Toothbrush Adverts [1947] Illustrated by Robert George Harris

“No other toothbrush has all these features!”
These two ads for Tek toothbrushes are from 1947. They were illustrated by Robert George Harris.

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Textron ~ Lingerie Adverts [1945-1949] Illustrations by C.J. Sternberg

“Silky soft as a dandelion puff.”
These beautiful illustrated ads for Textron women’s underwear date from 1945-49.

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Textron ~ Nightwear Adverts [1947-1949] Illustrations by Frederick Siebel

“Silky soft as a dandelion puff.”
These beautiful illustrated ads for Textron women’s underwear date from 1945-49.

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Twigs ~ Childrenswear Adverts [1947-1950]

“Like daddy’s in all but size.”
These ads for Twigs boys clothing date from 1947-50.

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Valentines Heart Adverts [1940’s]

“The sweetest way to say “Be Mine”.”
Here’s a selection of valentine heart themed adverts from the 1940’s, featuring a selection of goods from cigarettes to evaporated milk!

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Valentines Heart Adverts [1960’s]

“Love & Cookies”
Here’s a selection of valentine heart themed adverts from the 1960’s, featuring a selection of goods from cuff links to meat!

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Vidal Sassoon ~ Hair Care Adverts [c.1985]

“What your hair does for you, depends on what you do for your hair.”
These ads for Vidal Sassoon hair care products date from c.1985.

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Westclox ~ Clock Adverts [1967-1968]

“Big Ben’s family name is Westclox.”
These ads for Westclox clocks date from 1967-68.

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York ~ Cigarette Adverts [1963-1964]

“Beyond the norm of the modern…”
These ads for York cigarettes date from mid 1963 to early 1964. The stylish black and red toned ad campaign featured different verbs and definitions printed alongside a smoking cigarette and open packet.

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