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AGENTS THIS IS A GOLD MINE at $1.50 A Throw (Oct, 1921)

AGENTS THIS IS A GOLD MINE at $1.50 A Throw

Only 20 Boxes a Day Means $18 Daily Profit

Lucky ‘Leven Combination in Display Cass

Full size of box 6-1/2 x 13-3/4 ins. Each article full draff store size. Retail value $3.35; you sell for $1.50-$2.00; costs you only 60c. Think of it! The array of fine toilet goods (that always appeals to milady’s heart) will dazzle her eye, and when at the end of your spiel you state the low price of $1.50 for these 11 articles, the money is yours, even if she has to borrow, or beg it.

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SONY Portable TV – a TV designed for the executive (Oct, 1961)

According to this rather informative page on antiqueradio.org, this set was “the first mostly-transistorized portable TV that Sony sold in the United States.” Here’s a YouTube video of it in action.

SONY Portable TV – a TV designed for the executive

SONY Research makes the Difference*

Men who respond to time’s Imperatives—executives who must have news as it breaks . . . must be up-front on new entertainment or video messages… these are the alert decision-makers to whom a SONY 8-301W TELEVISION is vital, a standard desk accessory!

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How did your garters look this morning? (Oct, 1924)

How did your garters look this morning?

Boston Garters

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Now a word from the world’s first talking watch! (Nov, 1981)

Now a word from the world’s first talking watch!

World’s First!

You heard it first folks, right from the watch’s mouth! A watch that really “tells” you the time to the exact minute — in A.M. or P.M. This new dimension in “telling” time is totally electronic and solid state with no moving parts. The Voice-Master is not a tape player. A human voice is “simulated” using a new technology called “voice synthesis.” Three integrated circuits store the voice wavelength code and release it through the mini-speaker whenever the Voice-Master “talks.”

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DO IT. (Mar, 1975)

One more word and Nike would have needed a different slogan.

DO IT.

Now you can do anything. Without worrying about it. Touch football. Or coloring your hair.

Now there’s Clairol Balsam Color. The shampoo-in haircolor that leaves no excuse for not coloring your hair.

In fact, it leaves your hair shiny and more manageable than if you hadn’t colored it.

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IT TAKES HEALTHY NERVES TO DIVE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA! (Nov, 1933)

Received the Medal of Honor in 1928 for action in 1915

Received the Navy Cross for actions in 1928

IT TAKES HEALTHY NERVES TO DIVE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA!

Steady Smokers turn to Camels

Frank Crilley says, “Deep down under 300 feet of water, working feverishly under terrific pressure — no place for a nervous man! That’s why a diver’s nerves must always be in perfect condition. And that’s why I smoke Camels and have smoked them for years. They are a milder cigarette and they taste better. But more important than that to me—they never upset my nervous system”

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WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH ONE INCH? (Nov, 1933)

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH ONE INCH?

This is written in one inch — the smallest advertisement accepted in this magazine. Small advertisements of one or two inches produce results of many times their cost for hundreds of companies or individuals who have novelties, scientific or mechanical equipment, tools, games, puzzles, etc., to sell, and for firms looking for agents.

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Whoa, there, You Ions… (Dec, 1930)

Whoa, there, You Ions…

Out of the mercury arc tube — that odd-shaped bubble of glass with horns at the sides and a pool of quicksilver in the bottom — has come new light on one of the electrical industry’s oldest problems.

For years research men had sought to control the arc that flashes between contacts every time a high-power electric circuit is broken. Several methods had been applied with practical results; yet the basic principles of arc formation and control remained unknown.

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The New Kattle Kaller AUTO HORN (Dec, 1955)

The New Kattle Kaller AUTO HORN

LOOK! UNUSUAL XMAS GIFT!

Makes a Car BELLOW like a Bull

Completely different novelty horn. Sounds just like a lonesome bull. Imitates any cattle sound. Actually used by ranchers to call cattle. Makes low gentle tone, or roars full blast. Variable tone control located on steering column.

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SPLITTING HAIRS TO SPEED CALLS (Jun, 1954)

SPLITTING HAIRS TO SPEED CALLS

To triple the voice-carrying capacity of coaxial cable, Bell Laboratories engineers had to create new amplifying tubes with the grid placed only two-thirds of a hairs breadth from the cathode. Furthermore, the grid wires had to be held rigidly in position; one-quarter of a hairs shifting would cut amplification in half.

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