Musical Instruments in Catalogues [1960’s to 1990’s]

“Get in on the swinging sound!”
Here’s a selection of images featuring children playing musical instruments from various catalogues dating from 1970-90’s.

AMi ~ Jukebox Adverts [1960-1964]

“Exciting as a night on the town…”
These ads for AMi jukeboxes date from 1960-64.

Apex ~ Hair Care Adverts [1960-1969]

“How to let your hair down. Apex style.”
These ads for Apex hair products date from 1960-69.

Flagg Bros ~ Men’s Shoe Adverts [1966-1972]

“Flagg shoes, for the outspoken few.”
These ads for Flagg Bros men’s shoes date from 1966-72.

After Six ~ Men’s Formal Wear Adverts [1956-1979]

“What this generation needs is a formal education.”
These ads for After Six formal menswear date from 1956 to 1979.

Fleischmann’s Gin ~ Adverts [1960-1963]

“What do they mean clean…clean…clean?”
These ads for Fleischmann’s gin date from 1960-63.

Fashions In Orbit [Ebony, 1965]

“Italian designers capture tone of ‘way out’ world.”
Space-age fashions from Ebony magazine, October 1965.

Blue Peter Annual Christmas Crafts [1962-1982]

Last Christmas I bought myself a large pile of vintage Blue Peter annuals. It was never one of my favourite programmes on telly, but I did enjoy the craft items they made out of toilet rolls and sticky back plastic! Here’s a few Christmas crafts from various annals dating from 1965-82.

Toy Monsters ~ Catalogues [1960’s-1970’s]

“Crank out and paint these plastic uglies.”
Here is a selection of different types of monsters from various catalogues ranging from the 1960’s-70’s.

Toy Robots ~ Catalogues [1960’s-1970’s]

“All kinds of robots are on the move.”
Here is a selection of toy robots from various catalogues ranging from the 1960’s-70’s.

Scary Boardgames ~ Catalogues [1960’s-1970’s]

“Have fun with things occult.”
Here is a selection of scary boardgames from various catalogues ranging from the 1960’s-70’s.

Halloween Food & Drink Adverts

“Eat something ugly for Halloween.”
Here’s a selection of Halloween themed food and drink ads from various decades.

Halloween LP Covers [1950’s, 1960’s & 1970’s]

“Shock! Terror! Fear!”
Here’s a selection of spooky themed LP’s to get you in the mood for Halloween.

Columbia Minerva Knitting Leaflets ~ Ponchos, Cloaks & Shawls [1967-1977]

Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for ponchos, cloaks and shawls. They date from 1967-77.

Columbia Minerva Knitting Leaflets ~ Scarves, Hats & Mittens [1967-1977]

“Bright touches to warm gay spirits from top to toe.”
Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for scarves, hats and mittens. They date from 1967-77.

Columbia Minerva Knitting Leaflets ~ Childrenswear [1970-1977]

“Tiny togs for tiny tots to knit to crochet.”
Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for childrenswear, dating from 1970-77.

Columbia Minerva Knitting Leaflets ~ Fashions For Him [1968-1975]

Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for men’s fashion. They date from 1968-75.

Columbia Minerva Knitting Leaflets ~ Fashions For Her [1967-1977]

“Get with fashion’s newest rage. These handknits fly off your fingers with supersonic speed.”
Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for Women’s fashion. They date from 1967-77.

Feen-A-Mint ~ Laxative Adverts [1961-1962]

“Is your new hat more important than your laxative?”
These ads for Feen-A-Mint laxatives date from 1961-62.

Tab ~ Soda Adverts [1960’s]

“The Now Taste of Tab”
These ad’s for Tab, a low calorie soft drink made by Coca Cola, are from 1964-68.

Pond’s “Cold Cream” ~ Adverts [1958-1961]

“She’s busy… yet she’s beautiful… she uses Pond’s.”
These ads for Pond’s “Cold Cream” are from 1958-61 and feature famous actresses/models of the day, who were also busy mothers and wives.

Coca Cola “Things Go Better With Coke” ~ Adverts [1963-1965]

“Things go better with Coke.”
This Coca Cola ad campaign ran for two years from Dec 1963 to Dec 1965 (as best I can tell).

Coca Cola “Enjoy The Lively Life” ~ Adverts [1962-1963]

“Enjoy the lively life of Coke.”
These Coca Cola ads date from 1962-63.

Coca Cola “Refreshing New Feeling” ~ Adverts [1963]

“Refreshing New Feeling”
These Coca Cola ads date from 1963.

Coca Cola “Refreshing New Feeling” ~ Adverts [1961-1962]

“What a refreshing new feeling you get from Coke!”
These Coca Cola ads date from 1961-62. Zing!

Coca Cola “Hot food calls for ice-cold Coke!” ~ Adverts [1961-1962]

“Hot food calls for ice-cold Coke!”
These Coca Cola ads date from 1961-62, and try to temp people into having coke with their dinner rather than just with snacks or sandwiches.

Coca Cola “Coke On The Job” ~ Adverts [1959-1960]

“Coke-On-The-Job Keeps Workers Refreshed!”
These Coca Cola vending machine ads for employers are from 1959-60.

Coca Cola “Be Really Refreshed! ~ Adverts [1959-1960]

“Be really refreshed!”
These ads for Coca Cola are from 1959-60.