Sunday, September 14, 2014

Kiddy Chair (Patented) - "Mother's Greatest Comfort"


"Kiddy Chair hangs on any chair, bed, bench, auto rail, etc. Folds into small space for carrying or packing."
Ad from 1922

Saturday, September 13, 2014

"When teeth are glistening white EVEN THEN... 4 out of 5 are Pryorrhea's victims."


"Morning and night, every day, use Forhan's for the Gums. Without the use of harsh abrasives, it restores teeth to their natural whiteness and protects them against acids which cause decay."
Ad for Forhan's for the Gums, from 1928.

Monday, September 8, 2014

"Paige Cars deserve the thoughtful consideration of every woman."


"A car for every purpose and every purse... Nor does it matter which body type you choose, or what price you elect to pay... For so long as the Paige name graces your radiator, yours is a motor car of high quality, demonstrated dependableness, and good style."
Ad from 1927.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

"Her Face is Young - but her figure betrays her age!"


"Before wrinkles show in the face there is usually loss of muscle tone in the torso muscles which support the vital organs.
"The diaphragm may pouch out, the hips spread, and the waistline thicken into that settled, middle-aged look.
"Keep your figure young by guarding the muscles."

Ad for Spencer Corsets, from 1927.

Monday, September 1, 2014

When Better Automobiles are Built, Buick will Build Them


"Beauty that surpasses all tradition.
Buick, today, is an expression of exquisite beauty - surpassing in its artistry all other motor car design."

Ad from 1927.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Luden's - For Quick Relief


"A soothing, refreshing coolness seems to spread through your nose and throat like a breath of fresh sea air - and you do not cough. One Luden after every 10 cigarettes is the new rule for smokers with tender throats."

Ad for Luden's Menthol Action, from 1928.

Monday, August 25, 2014

"Two Wrists Shall Tick as One!"


"There is no Christmas gift more expressive, more cherished than a watch. At bestowal it is a symbol - of affection. With use it becomes - a friend. A Winton is both - and more. Its models are the latest expression of an art practiced by one family for over one hundred years."

Ad for Winton watches, from 1928.