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Archive for the ‘Retro Advertising’ Category

  • Splash of Colour – Twenty Psychedelic Adverts

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    In the past we have dabbled with psychedelic Advertising in our post featuring different 7up vintage billboard posters,However, this time we’ve cast our psychedelic net a bit wider...

  • Sock It To ‘Em – Retro Advertising

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    We guess that advertising socks must of been a pretty tough task. Apart from the pictures and the numerous play on word titles like “He’s got socks appeal”, there’s not too much you can say about a pair of socks. Despite this...

  • Vintage Recording Studio Gear

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    We’re not going to pretend we know much about Vintage recording studio gear – because we don’t. We just like these Sixties and Seventies magazine adverts for the images and designs, the cool fonts and the bizarre slogans like “The...

  • Welcome to Slacksville – 1960s Menswear Adverts

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    These record cover inspired adverts from the Sixties are worth checking out for the clothing related song titles alone – (Knittin’) on the dock of the bay, Incense and Permanent Press and That old slack magic are just a few of our...

  • Digging the Shirt – Retro Adverts

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    The humble shirt. It’s been around some 5000 years now and to most, if not all of us, is an indispensable part of our wardrobe. Here we look back a few years to some fine examples of not only the shirtmakers craft, but also the art of advertising said...

  • Don’t Burst My Bubble – Sweet machine cards

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    Here we have a variety of American sweet vending machine cards from the fifties through to seventies. These unique and colourful signs were inserted into the front of the machine to entice teens to part with their hard earned pocket money. We guess...

  • Sounds of The Space Age

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    High fidelity equipment straight from the set of Barbarella. Take a browse through our selection of pictures of futuristic designed turntables and Hi-Fi equipment from the Sixties and Seventies. There’s the Grundig space age Audiorama 4000  –...

  • 1960s and 1970s Brutus Advertising

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    Brutus was started in London back in 1966 by two teenage brothers Keith and Alan Freedman and became an iconic brand during the Sixties and Seventies. They started off making one style of jumper before extending the range to include shirts, jeans and...

  • Vintage Japanese Adverts

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    Here we have Three Groovy 1960s Japanese TV Commercials for your viewing pleasure. The first one features Mister Sammy Davis Jr in a Santory Whisky advert, and in another there’s Film star Charles Bronson. In this one Mr Death Wish looks more like...

  • Quelle 1972 Mail Order Catalogue

    • 28292 Views • 1970s, Ephemera, Fashion, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Quelle 1972 Mail Order Catalogue

    Paisley patterned shirts, Quartz 2001 watches, Young Club clothing range, James Last Albums and a random record player on a carpet are just some of the highlights of this catalogue filled with retro gems. Quelle is the German equivalent of the Littlewoods...