Showcasing the glorious print advertising of the 20th century. No copyrights claimed, all ads here were reblogged or found elsewhere on the web, or scanned from old magazines and books about advertising.

22nd July 2014

Photo reblogged from " FIFTY YEARS TOO LATE" with 16 notes

General Motors Ball Bearings ad (1956)
 

General Motors Ball Bearings ad (1956)

 

22nd July 2014

Photo with 33 notes

Beatle Wigs, 1964

Beatle Wigs, 1964

Tagged: adBeatlesvintageadvertisingThe Beatles1964advertisementBeatle wigsretroBeatlemania

21st July 2014

Photo with 7 notes

American Tobacco Co, 1930

American Tobacco Co, 1930

Tagged: adLucky StrikeadvertisingvintageLucky Strike cigarettes1930advertisement

20th July 2014

Photo reblogged from " FIFTY YEARS TOO LATE" with 8 notes

Joe Lowe Co, 1952

Joe Lowe Co, 1952

Tagged: adPopsicleadvertisingvintageFudgsicleadvertisement1952Creamsiclevintage adDreamsicle

20th July 2014

Photo reblogged from A Word from Our Sponsor with 57 notes

wordfromoursponsor:

"Only Philco television, no other, brings you balanced beam!" (1958)

wordfromoursponsor:

"Only Philco television, no other, brings you balanced beam!" (1958)

20th July 2014

Photo reblogged from Mid-Century Love with 68 notes

mid-centurylove:

Nugget opens with a twist and puts a spring in your step in 1950

mid-centurylove:

Nugget opens with a twist and puts a spring in your step in 1950

20th July 2014

Photo reblogged from Raiders of the Lost Tumblr with 44 notes

Disneyland View-Master reels, 1962

Disneyland View-Master reels, 1962

20th July 2014

Photoset reblogged from Design is fine. History is mine. with 75 notes

design-is-fine:

Lee Jeans, ads for the Leisure Suit, 1975.

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20th July 2014

Photo reblogged from Retro Pop Cult with 16 notes

retropopcult:

53 years ago today, TWA became the first airline to show in flight movies, showing the film “By Love Possessed”.

retropopcult:

53 years ago today, TWA became the first airline to show in flight movies, showing the film “By Love Possessed”.

19th July 2014

Photo with 2 notes

The Chrysler Corporation, 1955

The Chrysler Corporation, 1955

Tagged: advintageDodge Lanceradvertisement1955vintage adadvertising