MAKE THIS Squirrel Lamp (Sep, 1933)

FUN!
MAKE THIS Squirrel Lamp

Yes sir, out of a real squirrel! Also make ash-trays, book-ends, etc., using rabbits, frogs, etc. LEARN AT HOME TO MOUNT BIRDS, ANIMALS & FISH; tan skins and make rugs. Decorate your room.

It’s FUN! BIG profits in spare time! Free book tells how.
FREE BOOK!
Write TODAY for beautiful free book telling bow to learn this fine hobby. Book is free. Contains many fine pictures.
STATE YOUR AGE.
N. W. SCHOOL OF TAXIDERMY, Dept.4736 Omaha, Nebr.

9 comments
  1. Boing Boing says: September 14, 20067:47 am

    Ad from 1933: Make lamps and ashtrays out of critters!…

    This Sept, 1933 advertisement from Modern Mechanix magazine invites you to learn taxidermy so that you can make lamps, ashtrays and bookends out of “squirrels, rabbits, frogs, etc.” Apparently, you can make “BIG profits in spare time” this way. It…

  2. Tech Headlines says: September 14, 20068:48 am

    Ad from 1933: Make lamps and ashtrays out of critters!…

    Cory Doctorow: This Sept, 1933 advertisement from Modern Mechanix magazine invites you to learn taxidermy…

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  7. Jeffery Wright says: October 24, 20076:21 am

    even the squirrel thinks its fun! of course, this guys wife instantly threw it in the trash… no woman wants a dead squirrel in their house. ha ha!

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