Retro Musings

Retro Musings

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RETRO MUSINGS includes magazine adverts and catalogue scans from 1930's to 1990's, plus anything else which takes my fancy! All images link to the full post.
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“Whistle while you wash!”  These ads for Rinso laundry detergent are from 1945. This particular style had a black and white image on the left to show how white laundry washed, and a colour image on the right for coloured laundry.

“Whistle while you wash!” These ads for Rinso laundry detergent are from This particular style had a black and white image on the left to show how white laundry washed, and a colour image on the right for coloured laundry.

“Elegant. Sporty. Excellent.”  This edition of Machine Knitting Chic was published in 1990 (no.5, £1.75) and included 30 over-ornamented jumpers with such wide shoulder that getting though doors must have taken some consideration. Note the copious amounts of orange eyeshadow used throughout.

" This edition of Machine Knitting Chic was published in 1990 and included 30 over-ornamented jumpers with such wide shoulder that getting though doors must have taken some consideration.

These images are from the Italian Lambretta calendars dating from 1967-70. Each year featured a different model throughout, including Jean Shrimpton, Claudine Auger, Marisa Mell and Raffaella Carrà.

These images are from the Italian Lambretta calendars dating from Each year featured a different model throughout, including Jean Shrimpton, Claudine Auger, Marisa Mell and Raffaella Carrà.

“Be lovely to love.”  These ads for Fresh deodorant are from 1946-50. The design changed very little over the years, always featuring a kissing couple wearing glamorous evening attire.

" These ads for Fresh deodorant are from The design changed very little over the years, always featuring a kissing couple wearing glamorous evening attire.

“Ask for Birds Eye, Get Birds Eye!”  These ads for various Birds Eye frozen food products date from 1946-49. Each ad featured a different recipe and technicolour photo, plus little illustrations at the bottom.

“Ask for Birds Eye, Get Birds Eye!” These ads for various Birds Eye frozen food products date from Each ad featured a different recipe and technicolour photo, plus little illustrations at the bottom.

“Uncover the natural brilliance of your smile!”  These ad’s for Pepsodent toothpaste date from 1946-47.

“Uncover the natural brilliance of your smile!” These ad’s for Pepsodent toothpaste date from

“All this… and Hayworth too!”  These magazine ads for movies are all from 1944.

and Hayworth too!" These magazine ads for movies are all from

“Wouldn’t you rather have a Buick?”  These ads for Buick cars are from 1964-65.

1965 BUICK WILDCAT vintage magazine advertisement "We changed" ~ (model year ~ We changed the Buick a lot this year. Not once you set eyes on our new Buicks.

“Handknits for all the family.”  This small, A6 magazine by Patons & Beehive was published in 1963. It included full instructions for nine designs as well as images of a selection of their other patterns. There was also hints and tips on various aspects of handknitting.

"Handknits for all the family." This small, magazine by Patons & Beehive was published in It included instructions for nine designs as well as images of a selection of their other patterns. There was also hints and tips on various aspects of handknitting.

“Why, yes, your kitchen will be as gay and time-saving as these if you re-do it the ‘Never Before’ way!”  These ads for Nairn linoleum flooring are from 1940-41.

"Why, yes, your kitchen will be as gay and time-saving as these if you re-do it the 'Never Before' way!" These ads for Nairn linoleum flooring are from

“Margarine for me!”  These ads for the National Association of Margarine Manufacturers date from 1947-48. They all had bright yellow backgrounds and were three distinct styles, two of which were illustrated.

"Margarine for me!" These ads for the National Association of Margarine Manufacturers date from They all had bright yellow backgrounds and were three distinct styles, two of which were illustrated.

“We help around the home.”  These ads for various Rubbermaid household storage items date from 1977-79.

” These ads for various Rubbermaid household storage items date from

“I’m out of the washday picture!”  These ads for Bendix washing machines are from 1946-47.

“I’m out of the washday picture!” These ads for Bendix washing machines are from