“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.
“Exciting as a night on the town…” These ads for AMi jukeboxes date from 1960-64.
“How to let your hair down. Apex style.” These ads for Apex hair products date from 1960-69.
“Flagg shoes, for the outspoken few.” These ads for Flagg Bros men’s shoes date from 1966-72.
“What this generation needs is a formal education.”These ads for After Six formal menswear date from 1956 to 1979.
“What do they mean clean…clean…clean?” These ads for Fleischmann’s gin date from 1960-63.
“Italian designers capture tone of ‘way out’ world.”Space-age fashions from Ebony magazine, October 1965.
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.
“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.
“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.
“Have fun with things occult.” Here is a selection of scary boardgames from various catalogues ranging from the 1960’s-70’s.
“Eat something ugly for Halloween.” Here’s a selection of Halloween themed food and drink ads from various decades.
“Shock! Terror! Fear!” Here’s a selection of spooky themed LP’s to get you in the mood for Halloween.
Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for ponchos, cloaks and shawls. They date from 1967-77.
“Bright touches to warm gay spirits from top to toe.” Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for scarves, hats and mittens. They date from 1967-77.
“Tiny togs for tiny tots to knit to crochet.” Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for childrenswear, dating from 1970-77.
Columbia Minerva knitting leaflets for men’s fashion. They date from 1968-75.
“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.
“Is your new hat more important than your laxative?”These ads for Feen-A-Mint laxatives date from 1961-62.
“The Now Taste of Tab”These ad’s for Tab, a low calorie soft drink made by Coca Cola, are from 1964-68.
“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.
“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).
“Enjoy the lively life of Coke.”These Coca Cola ads date from 1962-63.
“Refreshing New Feeling”These Coca Cola ads date from 1963.
“What a refreshing new feeling you get from Coke!”These Coca Cola ads date from 1961-62. Zing!
“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.
“Coke-On-The-Job Keeps Workers Refreshed!”These Coca Cola vending machine ads for employers are from 1959-60.
“Be really refreshed!”These ads for Coca Cola are from 1959-60.