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Smooth is the word for the man with P.A. (Feb, 1949)

Smooth is the word for the man with P.A.

P.A. means Pipe Appeal
Pipe Appeal is that extra attraction of the man who smokes a pipe. And when that pipe is packed with Prince Albert — you have really smooth smoking!

P.A. means Prince Albert
Get Prince Albert today —and see for yourself why it’s known as the National Joy Smoke. P. A. is really rich tasting —mild, and tongue-easy. That choice crimp cut tobacco is specially treated to insure against tongue bite. Get Prince Albert for real smoking joy and comfort!
THE NATIONAL JOY SMOKE

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Ol’ Judge Robbins in the “Horseless Carriage” Days (Jul, 1936)

We learn a few important things from this ad:

  • Ol’ Judge Robbins has a daughter he calls Chubbins, which seems like a cruel name if she’s at all conscious about her weight.
  • Chubbins appears to be an elf. Keebler perhaps? Maybe the magic ingredient is tobacco…
  • O’l Judge Robbins is very bitter towards anything that is a “mix-up” since a mix-up once caused him to blow up his car, lose his girl and his chance of a fortune. He cringes when someone tries to serve him peas and carrots mixed up on one dish. Ben and Jerry’s ice cream causes him to have fits of apoplexy.
  • The only person Ol’ Judge Robbins trusts to mix anything is Prince Albert.

Perhaps in the next issue we’ll learn how Prince Albert and Ol’ Judge Robbins met and bonded. Plus how Prince Albert extended his “crimp cut” technique to other areas.

O’ Judge Robbins in the “Horseless Carriage” Days
GENTLEMEN, MEET THE PRINCE OF PIPE TOBACCOS-PRINCE ALBERT

Introduce yourself to Prince Albert at our risk. As a tobacco fancier, notice how P. A.’s “crimp cut” makes for a cooler smoke. Enjoy steady pipe-smoking that doesn’t bite the tongue. See how evenly Prince Albert cakes in yourpipe. How mellow, fragrant, and comforting it is! Below is our man-to-man offer. P. A.’s grand “makin’s” too.

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