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Archive for the ‘Retro Advertising’ Category

  • Caravannin – 1970s Mobile Home Brochures

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    Originally used as a term referring to a number of people travelling in convoy we now have a different image when people talk about caravans. Whether you are a pro-caravan person (a caravanner perhaps?) or one of the anti- brigade we’re sure you’ll...

  • Wonder Bread

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    Wonder Bread has been a staple of the North American diet since the 1920s, was one of the first bread brands to come in sliced form, contains both vitamins and minerals and perhaps most notably has been mentioned in the Cliff Richard song Up in Canada (we...

  • Swinging Sixties Paper Dresses

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    After what’s been the UK’s wettest summer for over a century we would strongly advise against wearing paper dresses anywhere other than the confines of your own home but back in the first summer of love they were all the rage daddio. It was 1967,...

  • Keep it Clean – Washing Powder Adverts

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    We may be a clean living bunch here at VoEA Heights but it’s a dirty old job keeping our readers happy. When we’re not getting down and dusty rooting through the darkest corners of the internet we”re digging deep finding Unexpected Gems in...

  • Back To The Old School – Groovy Stationery Adverts

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    Let’s take it back to the old school as we go back and look at some groovy stationery adverts from the sixties and beyond. In our pencil case packed post from the past we have some swinging 1960s stationery like the Twiggy pen. Then from the 1970s we...

  • Expo 74, Spokane, USA – Souvenirs

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    In the past VoEA has travelled back to Montreal in Canada for Expo 67 – which at the time was known as the most successful world fair. We’ve also featured some cool futuristic postcards from Expo 70 which was hosted in Osaka, Japan. This time...

  • Forty Funky Catalogue Pages From The Seventies

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    It’s time to sit back, chill out and take a scroll back to the seventies in this jam packed post full of grooviness. We’ve sifted through pages and pages of American and Canadian 1970s catalogues from the huge Wishbook catalogue collection....

  • Out On The Floor

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    Here at VoEA Towers we not only love vinyl records, we also love vinyl flooring and the time has come for us to share that love with you. Whilst it’s still used now vinyl flooring has been usurped from the top table of the flooring world by more modern...

  • Nauga – The Vinyl Monster

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    The  Nauga is a vinyl beast who looks like he could of been a character in the popular children’s book Where the Wild Things Are – if it was based in a furniture store. The Nauga was a mythical monster created for a campaign in the 1960s...

  • The Who – 1975 European Tour Programme

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    In earlier posts we’ve Hung out with The Who’s drummer Keith Moon, told the story of their sixties tour with John’s Children in our Smashed Blocked article, seen Roger Daltrey and the boys plugging Amplifiers and Pete Townshend...