December 14, 2012

30 Vintage Ads That Will Give You a Taste of Christmas Past, From Between the 1940s and 1980s

Every year, Christmas is a remarkable event- it turns cities into landscapes of red, green and gold. Streets are adorned with elaborate decorations; billboards and walls are plastered with colorful ads pitching their wares as Christmas presents.

Nowadays, we are bombarded with print ads of tasty treats, branded wears and of course, the hottest tech gadgets; but did you know that old, yellowed ads of three to seven decades ago are mostly promoting household items, cigarettes and even guns? Read on to see 30 vintage Christmas ads that’ll give you a taste of Christmas back in those days.


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