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Archive for the ‘Ephemera’ Category

  • PAn Am Posters

    Flight of your Life – Pan Am Posters

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    Pan American World Airlines or Pan Am as they were known throughout the World was from 1927 through to 1991 the largest airline in the States and also the unofficial flag carrier for the US. During their existence they were pioneers within the industry...

  • Jazz Matches

    Jazz Matches – Have You Got a Light Boy?

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    Just the thing for when you’re having a crafty jazz woodbine round the back of the bike sheds – yes, we bring you the ultimate in hip and cool smoking paraphernalia – jazz matches. Featuring all your favourite crooners, pluckers, blowers and bangers we...

  • fredericks

    Bust’n Out All Over – Frederick’s of Hollywood

    • 7153 Views • 1970s, Ephemera, FashionComments Off on Bust’n Out All Over – Frederick’s of Hollywood

    Frederick’s of Hollywood is best known for selling ladies lingerie in it’s various stores scattered across the United States of America. The underwear based business was started way back in 1947 by the inventor of the Push-up bra Frederick...

  • German Advert 1965

    Düsseldorf Design und Werbung

    • 4080 Views • 1960s, Ephemera, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Düsseldorf Design und Werbung

    For the non-German speakers out there (and that includes us if we’re honest) ‘design und werbung’ translates directly as ‘design and advertising’ and as you may have guessed this comes from Germany’s seventh largest city. A veritable powerhouse of...

  • Ikea

    Swedish House Mafia – Ikea Catalogues

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    Now to Sweden and everybody’s favourite / most hated (delete as appropriate) Scandinavian, flat-pack, bargain-basement, meat-ball serving furniture store and of course, the world’s largest furniture retailer – who else could it be but Ikea or should...