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REVOLUTIONARY NEW BUSINESS With GIANT SIZE CONFECTION (Mar, 1941)

REVOLUTIONARY NEW BUSINESS With GIANT SIZE CONFECTION

JUST CAN’T STOP EATING THEM

Dwarfs Other 10c Sellers On The Candy Counter

Giant Crispettes — the newest money-making sensation —many times the size of a candy bar, as big as a dinner plate, sells for only 10c. This tantalizing, toothsome, giant creation of popcorn, honey, molasses, corn syrup, butter goes “like wild.” Super Stores, taverns, confectioneries, etc., do the selling. Hundreds of outlets in every town. Profits are exceptional.

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GET THIS AMAZING ELECTRIC TOY AUTO (Mar, 1949)

GET THIS AMAZING ELECTRIC TOY AUTO

NO WINDING RUNS FOR HOURS

A Collectors Item!

A scale-model car that will bring exciting joy to any child (and grownups, too). It is packed with fun and instructive play—Just put it in gear and away it goes—in low, second, high — touch it and it goes in reverse.

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QDP-300 The Peace of Mind Computer (Jan, 1983)

QDP-300 The Peace of Mind Computer

Introducing our third generation computer… the all-new QDP-300. Now, you can rest assured you’ve found the most advanced microcomputer on the market today The QDP-300 is a user-friendly system – its on-line “Help” system gives even untrained operators access to its full power.

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Death of a traveling salesman (Nov, 1967)

“Your life is shitty and depressing, but use Hertz, we can make it slightly less soul crushingly painful.”

Seriously, who thought “We can help a little” was a good slogan to hang a campaign around? This ad reminds me of some of the ones in the Dudley Moore movie Crazy People. Clips: Trailer, Assorted Ads, Big Sony Pitch. Incidentally, the kid in the ad for “The Freak” in the trailer is my little brother Zack. That picture was originally supposed to be used as the poster for Pet Cemetery, but it was apparently too scary.

Death of a traveling salesman

You’ve just landed in a city that gets only 7 inches of rain a year. All on the day you arrive.

You have a meeting at 659 Washington Street, which is right across from the Civil War Monument, and everybody knows where that is. Except you.

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Smoke for Pleasure today— No Cigarette Hangover tomorrow! (Sep, 1952)

Smoke for Pleasure today— No Cigarette Hangover tomorrow!

Remember: Philip Morris is made differently from any other leading brand. And that difference is your guarantee of everything you’ve ever wanted in a cigarette . . . tasty mildness, rich flavor, pleasant aroma … a clean, refreshing smoke . . . and NO CIGARETTE HANGOVER!

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Vari-Typer: Hundreds of Changeable PRINT STYLE TYPES (Dec, 1954)

Hundreds of Changeable PRINT STYLE TYPES

Produce your own type for forms, direct-mail literature, catalogs, booklets, etc., in a variety of attractive type styles, all by your office typist.

FOR ANY PROCESS
• DIRECT-TO-PLATE
• PHOTO-OFFSET
• DRAFTING
• STENCIL

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ONLY A FEW LEFT! U. S. Navy Inter-Communicating Transmitter and Receiver (Jan, 1934)

Modern headsets are just such garbage. When was the last time you saw one that came with a breast plate? And that’s SEVEN POUNDS of quality there. Today you’d be lucky if a headset weighed 7 oz.

ONLY A FEW LEFT!

U. S. Navy Inter-Communicating Transmitter and Receiver

ONLY 50 AT THIS UNHEARD-OF PRICE LEFT

This combination microphone and headset, built under rigid U.S. government supervision, and designed as a regular intercommunicating telephone system, may be slightly modified to match into a radio transmitter and receiver.

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SO EASY IT’S SHOCKING, IF YOU USE ENLARGED PLANS (Dec, 1961)

SO EASY IT’S SHOCKING, IF YOU USE ENLARGED PLANS

to build electronic projects. Enlarged size, step-by-step craft print plans—complete with detailed materials lists—are available for the following:

191. TESLA COIL. Produces 70,000 volts at 500,000 cps. Spectacular but safe…………………………………$1.00
227. REPULSION COIL. Defies law of gravity—electromagnetically …………………………………………$1.00

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playing for keeps? (Jul, 1954)

playing for keeps?

Are you willing to stake the future on your belief in you… to match your ability against the toughest engineering challenge? Are you planning to go far in this business —and playing for keeps? If so, there may be a place for you here.

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Is “ALMOST CLEAN” clean enough for the baby’s bottles? (Mar, 1930)

Is “ALMOST CLEAN” clean enough for the baby’s bottles?

WHEN you wash the baby’s things, scour the bathtub or wash the dishes, you don’t give them just a careless surface cleaning. Then why should you with your rugs and carpets?

Floor coverings can be clean from top to bottom—will be, if you clean them with a Hoover.

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