Vintage Christmas ads we’ll likely never see again

Happy Christmas, little consumers! Since retailers first figured out the link between the power of advertising and subsequent sales, they’ve used ads to guide our Christmas gift shopping choices – like this 1939 ad for a Colt Officer Model Match handgun.  Here are a few other ad examples we’re not likely to see this season . . . . Continue reading

Vintage ads for doctor-recommended smokes

Back in the good old days of marketing, health care professionals were among the most trusted and convincing shills for cigarette companies.  Let’s revisit some classic ads for smokes that came highly recommended from those is high places . .  .  Continue reading