Category Archives: Leisure

Authentic Beatle Wigs — 1964


“Dig this new cool party fad. It’s a gas!”

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Beatles Stuff — 1964


“Woolworth’s is your BEATLE headquarters.” Hurry — that wallpaper’s gonna go fast!

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Tareyton Cigarettes — 1963


“Hungry for flavor?”

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Lucky Strike Cigarettes — 1936


“Girl…Dog…Cigarette.” And, well, those shoes!

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Fatima Turkish Blend Cigarettes — 1949 (Basil Rathbone)


“May I tell you why you’ll love smoking the NEW Fatima?”

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Pall Mall Cigarettes — 1958


I love the art, but best part of this ad? “You can light either end!”

 



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Greyhound Bus — 1967

Great ad.

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Lockheed Super Constellation — 1955

Apparently, elegant — and “congenial” — air travel actually existed at one time.

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“How to Lose Self-Consciousness” by Sara F. Lloyd — 1937


Sadly, this book/pamphlet seems to have vanished without a trace, much like an anxiety-ridden, dying-a-little-inside wallflower at a dance after a torturous and panicky 15-minute stay before fleeing back home to a warm cup of Ovaltine and a blissfully quiet evening in listening to Bunny Berigan on Saturday Night Swing Club.

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Hammond Organs — 1967


One thing you can say about Charlie Riordan: that man digs “76 Trombones.” I mean really digs it.

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