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Aug 3, 2009

THREE OR MORE TUESDAY-VINTAGE ADS

Let's join Tam @ The Gypsy's Corner for Three or More Tuesday.
I have found these vintage ads at
http://www.plan59.com/main.htm
and think you will enjoy them.
Let's just say we've come a long way baby.

I'll have some Baileys in my cup please.
Bizarre-O-Mat
This is Lucy (me) and Lucy (Florida Sue)
taking off on our road trip. We will be on the lam for a
while and hopefully won't end up in jail....again.
The whole Lucy thing is a long story. Suffices to say it involves stomping grapes and
neither one of us wanting to "do" Fred.
I think there is a little more going on here than coffee sniffing.
Well it looks like take out food again or maybe a quick trip to
the Food-O-Mat
Oooh someone's going to get lucky tonight.
Notice the woman is also the singer on the album cover.
I hope you have enjoyed these old ads. I really do think they are a work of art.

16 comments:

Bill said...

Hi Lori,
What a fun post! The images are wonderful, and your comments ... hilarious! Some of the illustrators of the past definitely took their work to the level of fine art. The first and third pics are great examples of that!

Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my flatware post. Would it help my case if I said I've sold a few sets at the local antique mall (none of the ones you saw pictured of course!)? Oh, and I haven't bought any in months ... well ... in weeks.

I have a set of "South Seas" as well. Interesting coincidence that both your mother and mother-in-law had the same pattern! I'll have to use it in a tablescape soon. What goes with faux-Tahitian utensils anyway?

Sharlotte said...

I really liked these ~ I've not seen them before. You're right, we have come a long way!

Lou said...

Classic aren't they?

Poppedijne said...

Love these vintage posters.They are very funny sometime.I especially like the grafics on them They are so Fifties!

susan said...

These old ads really do qualify as snippets of history and art all rolled into one--and yes, I agree, coffee NEVER put that look on my face :)

Jane said...

haha..oh boy do I have a link for you!! annetaintor.com

Gee said...

Great posting. Thanks for sharing. Happy 3 or more Tuesday.

Kathleen said...

Hi Lori!
They are great! I love you and Florida Sue..so much to look forward to!
I removed ALL java script from my blog, and so far so good..
But which gadget was the culprit..will we ever know, LOL

Dawn said...

I love vintage ads. There's a simplicity that is so optimistic somehow. Does that make sense to any one but me?
Dawn

Sue said...

Lucy! No trip for me? I must be home with Fred...ewww... I almost got Sherry and me into trouble on our outing. I just can't keep my mouth closed when someone is annoying! LOL
Love these old ads... As a journalism major in college, I learned to appreciate them for how they sold the product. Sue/Ethel

♥Itajeff♥ @Something To Share said...

What a fun post, I love the vintage ads.
May the rest of your week be filled with joy
♥Ita

Mary said...

This was a lot of fun, but I think those two gals are actually Thelma and Louise in disguise.

Florida Sue said...

Ha ha which one am I? If I am the one with the map we are in big trouble. I hope we are not about to drive off a cliff, Lucy. They are great ads. Maybe we have Ethel stuffed in the trunk.

XOLucy

Lori E said...

Oh they were definitely works of art.
Sue/Ethel we had to throw you in the trunk because Fred was on the warpath looking for his dinner. I believe you parting words as we drove off were "screw Fred" and not in the nice way.

Sue/Lucy we don't need no stinkin map. Have you ever found lam on the map? No. We are on the lam.

I don't want to drive off a cliff but I will if I have to.

Kim said...

Great vintage ads. Thanks for sharing.

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

this is so fun! vintage ads are so classic! well done!

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