Vintage Advertisements

Discussion in 'General Shaving Talk' started by Michael_W, Feb 3, 2019.

  1. Michael_W

    Michael_W Well-Known Member

    I found these online and thought I'd share. I do like vintage ads, as they tell you all sorts of things about the thoughts that went into them and the cultures they were designed to appeal to.

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  2. Michael_W

    Michael_W Well-Known Member

    Now this was just gross, and frankly, I'm not quite sure I believe there was ever such a product sold to consumers. But it was so bizarre I had to share it.

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  3. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

    One persons cheese is another's rotten milk. I've never tried it, I understand horse meat is common in Europe. Those cute guinea pigs Americans keep as pets are food animals in South America. I've personally enjoyed many domesticated rabbits. Once the children understand we're keeping Mom & Dad Bunny, but the kids are for supper ... pass the gravy.
  4. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    The Barbasol ads of the 1920's and 30's were classic, I felt.
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  5. Michael_W

    Michael_W Well-Known Member

    After doing a bit of research it seems the horsefat spread ad may well be a clever Photoshop job. I salute the artist who managed to pull such an authentic-looking fast one.
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  6. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool thread..
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  7. John Ruschmeyer

    John Ruschmeyer Well-Known Member

    So is the Professor X one in the first post.

    My favorite is this one:
    It really makes me question what exactly is going on. Were other razors that ineffective or is he just suffering from Lycantrophy?
  8. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

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  9. Michael_W

    Michael_W Well-Known Member

    I'm gonna guess the artis exaggerated the five o'clock shadow for the ad.
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  10. tonyav214

    tonyav214 Member

    Was PETA around during the pony ad?

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