“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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“The Sweet and the Swingin'” by Paul Weston [1960]

“A fresh contrast of melodic strings and swinging vocal patterns.”
This weeks Sunday Lounge Listening is “The Sweet and the Swingin'” by Paul Weston, released in 1960.

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Accent on Bamboo by Tak Shindo [1960]

Big Band Standards With An Oriental Flavour
This weeks Sunday lounge listening is “Accent on Bamboo” by Tak Shindo, 1960.

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After Six ~ Menswear Adverts [1956-1979]

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

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AMi ~ Jukebox Adverts [1960-1964]

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

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Animals ~ Valentines Day Greeting Cards

“I’ll be sunk if you won’t be my Valentine!”
Here’s a selection of animal themed Valentines cards, because nothing expresses love quite like creepy monkeys and suicidal skunks.

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Apex ~ Hair Care Adverts [1960-1969]

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

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Baker’s Coconut ~ Cake Adverts [1961-1962] Animal Cakes

“I never saw anyone hoot for an owl until Baker’s Coconut!”
These wonderful wacky animal cakes are from Baker’s Coconut 1961-62 “I never saw” Angel Flakes advertising campaign. I’ll take the pink elephant one please!

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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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Barbie ~ The Most Popular Doll In Town [Life, 1963]

“Barbie’s $136 wardrobe from nurse to nightclubber.”
I found this article about Barbie in Life magazine, published in August 1963.

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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.

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Blye International ~ Menswear Adverts [1968-1973]

“Bold new imported fashions for innovators only.”
These ads for Blye International menswear date from 1968-73.

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Brach’s Candies ~ Easter Adverts [1960-1967]

“The sweetest parade you’ll ever see!”
These ads for Brach’s Easter sweets are dated between 1960-67.

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Buick ~ Car Adverts [1964-1965]

“Wouldn’t you rather have a Buick?”
These ads for Buick cars are from 1964-65 and featured white background shots of individual cars taken at unusual angles to exaggerate the front or back of the car.

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Burlington Cameo ~ Lingerie Adverts [1968-1969]

“You can even bend over and still be a lady.”
These four Burlington Cameo pantyhose adverts date between 1968-69.

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Catalogue Santa’s [1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s & 1990’s]

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.

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Charles of the Ritz ~ Makeup Adverts [1959-1966]

“It’s the fashion to wear made-to-order face powder!”
These ads for Charles of the Ritz cosmetics date from 1959-66.

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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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Christmas Cigarette Adverts [1960-1969]

“Remember all your friends who remember how great cigarettes used to taste.”

Here are a few vintage Christmas cigarette adverts from 1960-69.

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Christmas Decoration Adverts [1959-1961]

Here are some Christmas decoration adverts from 1959-61.

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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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Clowns ~ Valentines Day Greeting Cards

“A rubber neck I seem to be, but you really are my speciality.”
Here’s a selection of creepy clown themed Valentines cards.

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

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

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

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

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

“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.

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

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

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

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

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

“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).

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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Crazy Sixties Sunglasses [1960’s]

Check out these groovy 1960’s white-framed shades. Sunglasses just too small? How about a welders shield attached to a headband?

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Crazy, Mad, Vivid Toys! ~ Catalogues [1960’s]

Whilst I was scanning through my collection of 1960’s catalogues for a Powder Monki post featuring Lurid Lounge Wear, I also came across a selection of lurid coloured toys too. I’m now on the look out for the pink goose bank!

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Creepy Catalogue Clowns [1960’s-1980’s]

Like any normal human being, I have a healthy hatred of clowns. One stood on my foot once, and then there was Poltergeist. That said, here is a collection of clowns from various catalogues dating from 1962 to 1989. My favourite clowns are the ones being punched by small boys.

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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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Dating Ladybird Books from the 1960’s-1970’s

This is a starter guide to dating Ladybird books from the 1960’s and 1970’s, which shall be updated as I gather more information.

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Dole ~ Fruit Adverts [1962-1966] “Hawaiian Pineapple”

“Pick Dole: the pineapple with the fresh fruit taste.”
This ad campaign for Dole “Hawaiian Pineapple” dates from 1962-66. Each advert also included a recipe.

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Doubl-Glo ~ Christmas Decoration Adverts [1959-1963]

“Give your home the magic of Merlin with Doubl-Glo holiday decorations!”


These ads for Doubl-Glo Christmas decoration date from 1959-63.

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Double Exposures by Manny Albam & His Orchestra [1960]

“The wedding of pairs of songs.”
This weeks Sunday Lounge Listening is “Double Exposures” by Manny Albam & His Orchestra, 1960.

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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 & Raveen ~ Hair Care Adverts [1964-1972]

“Sisters are different from brothers.”
These ads for men’s hair styling product Duke and their women’s range Raveen are from 1964 to 1972.

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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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Edison Electric Institute ~ Electricity Adverts [1965-1967]

“You live better electrically.”
These Gold Medallion Home ads are from 1965-67. Look how happy electricity makes them!

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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.

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Fisher Body ~ Car Adverts [1962-1968]

“Seat fabrics elegant enough to inspire a famous fashion designer.”
This ad campaign by Fisher Body (an automobile manufacturer owned by General Motors) ran from 1962-68. Many ads feature glamorous models wearing haute couture.

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Fist Faces – Remco [1960’s]

“Your fist becomes a real face.”
I came across this little game yesterday. Produced by Remco in 1966, the box consisted of very little: four plastic nose-eye combos, a bit of fur, an old rag and a pen – “for hours of play and fun”. Well, it’s better than a punch in the face, I guess.

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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.

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Fleischmann ~ Gin Adverts [1960-1963]

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

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Foster Grant ~ Sunglasses Adverts [1965-1968]

“Isn’t that Peter Sellers behind those Foster Grants?”
From around 1965-68, Foster Grant ran a series of adverts featuring movie stars of the day wearing their sunglasses. Each photo had a quote by the star underneath, plus a few paragraphs about how mysteriously cool shades were. And looking at the photos, it’s hard to disagree!

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Frigidaire ~ Kitchen Appliance Adverts [1966] “Space Age Refrigeration”

“Frigidaire announces space age refrigeration!”
These futuristic, sci-fi inspired Frigidaire ads are from 1966. They all feature sixties clad models wearing bubble space helmets (or possibly fish bowls).

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Fuzzy Wuzzy Slippers ~ Catalogues [1960’s-1970’s]

“Slippers for little dreamers.”
Here are some super cute furry slippers from various catalogues from the 1960-70’s.

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Good Knitting with P&B ~ Craft Magazine [1963]

“Handknits for all the family.”
This small, A6 magazine by Patons & Beehive was published in 1963. It included instructions for nine designs as well as images of a selection of their other patterns. There was also hints and tips on various aspects of handknitting.

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Halloween Adverts [1960’s]

“No tricks if you treat ’em right!”
Here’s a selection of Halloween themed ads from the 1960’s.

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Halloween Food & Drink Adverts

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

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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.

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Hanes ~ Lingerie Adverts [1954-1965]

No seams to worry about!
These pantyhose ads by Hanes date from 1954-65 and are all of a similar style.

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Hanes ~ Lingerie Adverts [1965-1967] “The Great Leg”

The great look. The great leg.
Between 1965-67, Hanes released a series of adverts with a distinctly urban feel to them, of which I’ve found four different styles.

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Hanes ~ Lingerie Adverts [1965-1970]

Sheer indulgence.
There were several styles of smaller ad campaigns from Hanes released during the sixties.

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Hanes ~ Underwear Adverts [1960]

“It takes a wife to know the difference.”
These underwear ads for men and boys by Hanes are all from 1960.

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Health Vests ~ Knitting Patterns [1950’s-1960’s]

“As recommended by the medical profession.”
Health vests were obviously quite the thing in England in the 1950’s, and after looking over these knitting patterns you’ll wonder how you ever survived without one.

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Helene Curtis “Gay Top” ~ Hair Care Adverts [1958-1961]

“For the Gay Top you game me Helene Curtis, I love you!”
These three adverts for Helene Curtis “Gay Top” are from 1958, 1959 & 1961.

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Heublein ~ Cocktail Adverts [1961-1963] “Bored and Happy Husband”

“What this country needs is a good 25¢ Martini!”
These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails date from 1961-63.

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Heublein ~ Cocktail Adverts [1964-1967] “Better Than Most People Make”

“Most people can’t make cocktails as good as these – and I wish they wouldn’t try!”
These ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails date from 1964-67 and featured a large selection of famous actors of the time.

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Home Improvements ~ DIY Articles [1969-1975] Popular Mechanics

Build This Patio Appliance Centre
These are my favourite DIY and home improvement projects from various 1969-1975 editions of Popular Mechanic magazine.

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Honda ~ Scooter Adverts [1964-1966]

“You meet the nicest people on a Honda.”
This ad campaign for Honda scooters dates from 1964 to early 1966.

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Honda ~ Scooter Adverts [1966]

“Some people have all the fun.”
This ad campaign for Honda scooters is from 1966.

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Honda ~ Scooter Adverts [1967]

“Honda shapes the world of wheels.”
This ad campaign for Honda scooters is from 1967.

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Jaymar Slacks ~ Menswear Adverts [1966-1979]

“Sansabelt… the greatest thing that ever happened to men’s slacks!”
These men’s trouser ads by Jaymar are from 1966-79.

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JC Penney Menswear ~ Catalogues [1966]

“Young gentry sport shirts.”
These spiffy menswear catalogue images are from a 1966 JC Penneys catalogue and feature an array of mildly amused men sporting knitted cardigans, pullovers and shirts.

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Jell-O ~ Dessert Adverts [1967-1968] “Now, Pudding Is…”

In 1967-68, Jell-O (owned by General Food Corp.) created a series of adverts for their Pudding & Pie Fillings range. Each advert featured a different pudding with recipe.

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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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Ladybird Books “Well Loved Tales” [1960’s & 1970’s]

There were 27 titles in the original series “Well Loved Tales” (6O6D, Easy Reading), which were produced between 1964 to 1974 with a hardback matt cover. In 1979 Ladybird began to completely redesigned the series with new illustrations throughout and adding several new stories.

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Lambretta ~ Scooter Calenders [1967-1970]

These images are from the Italian Lambretta calendars dating from 1967-70. Each year featured a different model throughout, including Jean Shrimpton, Claudine Auger, Marisa Mell and Raffaella Carrà.

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Leonardo Strassi ~ Menswear Adverts [1964-1969]

“Peppier than pepperoni and getting hotter every season!”
These ads for men’s Italian clothing line Leonardo Strassi date from 1964-69.

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Les Baxter ~ LP Covers [1960’s-1970’s]

I’m a massive fan of exotica and lounge music and enjoy nothing better than scouring the charity shops for a new gem to add to my LP collection!
Les Baxter is one my favourites, so I’ve collected together images of some of his LP covers, which are as weird and wonderful as his music.

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Lustre Creme ~ Hair Care Adverts [1967-1968] “Pink Is For Girls”

“Made just for girls!”
These yummy pink Lustre Creme shampoo adverts from 1967-68 feature some very 60’s geometrics.

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Magic Shaving Powder ~ Shaving Adverts [1964-1981]

“She’ll flip with your cool magic.”
These ads for Magic Shaving Powder and Magic After Shave Cream by Carson date between 1964-81.

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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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Mattel’s Million Dollar Christmas Sweepstakes [1967]

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!

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Meat! ~ Valentines Day Greeting Cards

“I’d like to MEAT a Valentine. How about you?”
Here’s a selection of meat themed Valentines cards.

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Mele Jewellery Cases ~ Jewellery Adverts [1967-1968]

“Luxurious in every detail.”
These ads for Mele jewellery cases have the most wonderful illustrated backdrops. They are from 1967-68.

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Michelangelo Knitwear ~ Menswear Adverts [1969-1970]

The Fine Art of Italian Knits
These three ads for Michelangelo knitwear date from 1969 to 1970 and feature America Baseball player Walt Frazier.

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Movie Star ~ Lingerie Adverts [1960-1979]

“Brings out the actress in you!”
These Movie Star lingerie adverts date between 1960 and 1979.

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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.

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Naugahyde ~ Adverts [1960’s]

“The Nauga is ugly, but his vinyl hide is beautiful.”
These adverts for Nauga vinyl are all from 1966-67.

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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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Paper Mate ~ Christmas Stationary Adverts [1960-1966]

“Goof-Proof Gifts!”
These Christmas themed Paper Mate pen ads date from 1960-66, some of which feature comedian Joe E Brown.

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Parliament ~ Cigarette Adverts [1961-1963]

“If you like things neat and clean you’ll like Parliament.”
These adverts for Parliament Cigarettes are from 1961-63. They all feature blue backdrops with glamorous, white glove clad women having a smoke.

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Pepsi-Cola ~ Soda Adverts [1959-1960] “The Sociables” Illustrations

“They entertain the modern way!”
These lovely illustrated ads for Pepsi-Cola date from the end of 1959 though 1960.

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Pepsi-Cola ~ Soda Adverts [1961-1964] “For Those Who Think Young”

“Thinking young is flying to a picnic!”
These ads for Pepsi-Cola date from 1961 to mid 1964.

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Pepsi-Cola ~ Soda Adverts [1964-1966] “Come Alive!”

“You’re in the Pepsi generation!”
These ads for Pepsi-Cola date from mid 1964 to 1966.

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Pepsi-Cola ~ Soda Adverts [1966-1969] “Pepsi Cold”

“Taste that beats the others cold!”
This ad campaign from Pepsi-Cola date from late 1966 to mid 1969.

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Pink Champagne for Dancing [1962]

This weeks Sunday lounge listening is “Pink Champagne for Dancing” (vol.2) by Lloyd Mumm and His Starlight Roof Orchestra [1962]. Enjoy!

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Pond’s ~ Makeup Adverts [1960-1961] “Angel Face”

“Now! You can change your skin tone to look lovely in any fashion colour.”
Pond’s “Angel Face” adverts from 1960-61 featured striking double head shots of models wearing contrasting colours.

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

“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.

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Pontiac ~ Car Adverts [1959-1969] Illustrations by Art Fitzpatrick & Van Kaufman

“The only car with wide track wheels.”
These lovely illustrations for various Pontiac cars date from 1959-69. The artwork was created by Art Fitzpatrick (AF), who drew the cars, and Van Kaufman (VK), who drew the backgrounds.

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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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Retro Yuletide Jumpers [1950’s-1980’s]

Here is a fine selection of images from the front of festive knitting patterns.I just can’t decide which one I love most! Not that I’d ever wear one…

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Rogers ~ Lingerie Adverts [1960]

“Every man wants his woman on a pedestal.”
These Rogers lingerie adverts date from 1960.

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

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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 [1968] “The Doesn’t Slip”

“It doesn’t cling, doesn’t creep, doesn’t twist.”
These four swinging sixties Non-Cling underwear ads by Sears are from 1968.

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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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Sears ~ Menswear Adverts [1968-1969] “The Men’s Store” Playboy

This series of adverts for Sears “The-Men’s-Store”, dating from 1968-69, were photographed in the New York Playboy Club.

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Seven-Up ~ Soda Adverts [1952-1963] “Ice Cream Floats”

“Boys like girls who make Seven Up Floats!”
These Seven-Up “Float” adverts date between 1952 and 1963. Yummy!

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Seven-Up ~ Soda Adverts [1965] “Where There’s Action”

“The taste that’s fresh and frisky!”
Here are some Seven-Up ads from 1965 featuring young, swinging people doing various kinds of social or sporting activities.

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Silva Thins ~ Cigarette Adverts [1968-1971]

“Get in on thin.”
These sleek, black and white adverts for Silva Thins cigarettes are from 1968-71.

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Simplicity ~ Dress Making Adverts [1958-1959]

“How to dress as if money were no object.”
These ads for Simplicity dress making patterns date from 1959-59.

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Simplicity ~ Dress Making Adverts [1960-1964]

“The first totally new fashion magazine in a decade!”
These ads for Simplicity dress making patterns date from 1960-64 and feature the new Simplicity Magazine.

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Simplicity ~ Dress Making Adverts [1965-1967]

“If I can sew, you can sew.”
These ads for Simplicity dress making patterns date from 1965-67 and featured actresses, models and singers of the day.

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Simplicity ~ Dress Making Adverts [1967-1970]

“Goes where I go.”
These ads for Simplicity Fashion News, Simplicity’s new monthly mini-magazine, date from 1967-70.

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Singer Sewing Machine ~ Christmas Adverts [1950s-1970’s]

Here are a few vintage Christmas sewing machine adverts from 1950-70’s.

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Steven’s Fine Fabrics ~ Womenswear Adverts [1960]

“Your winter in amethyst.”
This eight-page advert for women’s fashions made from various Steven’s Fine Fabrics dates from 1960.

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Swinging Safari ~ Sears Catalogue [1960’s]

“Hunt through this and the next three pages for the animal look.”
Found in the 1969 Sears Christmas Catalogue, this delightfully understated range of safari chic. Check out the Zebra telephone!

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Tab ~ Soda Adverts [1964-1968]

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

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The Kleenex Boutique Collection ~ Toilet Tissue Adverts [1968-1971]

“The Kleenex Boutique Collection is in… and bathroom tissue has gone glorious. Gone honest-to-Kleenex soft!”
Kleenex Boutique was produced from the late 1960’s to the early 1980’s. Bold colours and crazy paisley toilet paper and tissues, perfect to colour co-ordinate with your furry toilet seat cover!

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Toy Kitchen Sets ~ Catalogues [1960’s-1980’s]

“She’ll wash clothes, run water, turn knobs! Busy, busy in her Frigidaire kitchen! It’s all pink… and just her size!”
From mothers little helpers to mini gourmet chefs, here’s a collection of toy kitchen sets from 1962 to 1989.

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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.

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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.

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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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Van Raalte – Glove Adverts [1950-1962]

“Because you love nice things.”
These Van Raalte glove adverts date from 1950-62. They also produced stockings and lingerie.

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Van Raalte ~ Lingerie Adverts [1959-1964] “VR”

“Because you love nice things.”
This striking advertising campaign featured lingerie clad ladies posing with large model letters “V” and “R”.

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Van Raalte ~ Lingerie Adverts [1963-1965]

“Opens the door to a world of nice things”
These ads from 1963-65 have a slight voyeuristic feel to them, what with the peeping through doorways at ladies in a state of undress.

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Vanity Fair ~ Lingerie Adverts [1960-1969]

“All is vanity…”
These ads for Vanity Fair lingerie cover the 1960’s. They all had a plain, bright backdrop, full length bodies, and partially hidden faces. This style carried on right up to 1980 at least.

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Vintage Halloween Greeting Cards [1940’s – 1960’s]

This is a selection of some of my favourite vintage Halloween postcards I’ve gathered together on over the past few days (edited to bring their colours out). There are some right mad ones in there!

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Vintage Valentines Greeting Cards

“My heart I serve to you.”
Here’s a mixed selection of vintage Valentines day cards, featuring romantic themes such as dentures, fire-eating, cannibalism, underwear and illness!

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Warner’s ~ Lingerie Adverts [1953-1961] “Merry Widow”

“It’s simply wicked what it does for you.”
These adverts for Warner’s “Merry Widow” lingerie date from 1953 to 1961. They have a slightly sinister masquerade feel to them.

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Weapons ~ Valentines Day Greeting Cards

“It’s loaded, but only with love for you.”
Here’s a selection of weapon themed Valentines cards, featuring an array of guns, knives, hammers, and even a tank!

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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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Witches, Ghosts & Ghouls ~ Valentines Day Greeting Cards

“I make no bones about it – you are the one for me!”
Here’s a selection of spooky Halloween themed Valentines cards.

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Women’s Fashion Shoot [1965] “Fashions In Orbit”

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

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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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