WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork: Blog http://www.wallmags.com/blog en-us (C) WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) Fri, 18 Sep 2015 22:04:00 GMT Fri, 18 Sep 2015 22:04:00 GMT http://www.wallmags.com/img/s/v-5/u764288329-o939208824-50.jpg WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork: Blog http://www.wallmags.com/blog 80 120 Easter Egg Dye ad from 1956 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/9/easter-egg-dye-ad-from-1956 Gay Easter Egg Dye Ad From 1956

This ad was scanned from an original 1956 Better Living magazine.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1956 dye easter egg gay http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/9/easter-egg-dye-ad-from-1956 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 22:04:01 GMT
Selling a few ORIGINAL ads from our collection http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/6/selling-a-few-original-ads-from-our-collection WallMags has a large collection of original vintage magazines from which we scan the ads you see on this site. When you buy a print from WallMags, you are getting a professionally edited and cleaned up reproduction, printed on high quality media... perfect for decorating your walls.

Lately, we have gotten a few requests about purchasing ORIGINAL ads from our collection. While we don't normally sell our originals, we decided to take a few of our best looking ads and put the originals up on eBay. All ads will be shipped for free in the U.S. using a plastic sleeve, cardboard back, and padded envelope. If you want to own a real piece of history, check out our original ads on eBay below:


1938 Chesterfield Cigarettes Ad
Buy it now: $9.99

1928 Cadillac La Salle Ad
Buy it now: $9.99

1911 Chalmers Pony Tonneau Ad
Buy it now: $10.99

1936 Packard 120 Ad
Auction starting bid: $9.99

Please note that these ads are the actual, original pages cut from real vintage magazines, and though these are in great shape, they are not touched up in any way, so may include some minor defects. Close-up photos are included in the eBay listings so you'll know exactly what you are getting.

We will be adding more of our original ads for sale over time, so stay tuned!

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) ad automobile car chesterfield cigarettes ebay original vintage http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/6/selling-a-few-original-ads-from-our-collection Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:09:31 GMT
Columbia Bicycles Ad From 1945 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/4/columbia-bicycles-ad-from-1945 Columbia Bicycles Ad From 1945

This ad was scanned from an original 1945 magazine ad.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1945 Bicycles Columbia bicycle http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/4/columbia-bicycles-ad-from-1945 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 04:20:38 GMT
Chesterfield Cigarettes Ad From 1938 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/4/chesterfield-cigarettes-ad-from-1938 Chesterfield Cigarettes Ad From 1938

Chesterfield Cigarettes were originally produced by the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company. They certainly were not shy with their advertising, often using well-known personalities to advertise their products. This ad was scanned from an original 1938 magazine ad.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1938 chesterfield cigarettes http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/4/chesterfield-cigarettes-ad-from-1938 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:47:55 GMT
Packard 120 Ad From 1936 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/4/packard-120-ad-from-1936 Packard 120 Ad From 1936

The Packard One-Twenty (also One Twenty and 120) was an automobile produced by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan from 1935 to 1937 and from 1939 through the 1941 model years. The One-Twenty model designation was replaced by the Packard Eight model name during model years 1938 and 1942.

The One-Twenty is an important car in Packard's history because it signified the first time that Packard entered into the highly competitive mid-priced eight-cylinder car market. Packard enthusiasts view the production of the One-Twenty and the Six/One-Ten models as the start of Packard losing its hold on the market as the premier American luxury automotive brand.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1936 automobile car packard packard 120 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/4/packard-120-ad-from-1936 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:14:23 GMT
New ads coming soon http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/3/new-ads-coming-soon Picked up a few new additions to the WallMags collection in an antique shop in Austin, Texas. I'll be adding them to the site soon!

 

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2015/3/new-ads-coming-soon Sat, 14 Mar 2015 09:30:13 GMT
In 1945, Santa Smoked Chesterfield Cigarettes http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/12/in-1945-santa-smoked-chesterfield-cigarettes Reposting this ad since it's that time of the year. Happy Holidays!

Chesterfield Cigarette Christmas Ad From 1945

Chesterfield Cigarettes were originally produced by the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company. They certainly were not shy with their advertising, often using well-known personalities to advertise their products. In this ad, Santa Claus himself is not only decorating a Christmas tree with boxes of cigarettes, but he's also encouraging people to give them as gifts for the holidays. This ad appeared on the back cover of a 1945 Photoplay/Movie Mirror magazine.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1945 chesterfield christmas cigarettes claus santa http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/12/in-1945-santa-smoked-chesterfield-cigarettes Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:46:56 GMT
Screenshots From American Pickers http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/8/screenshots-from-american-pickers Did you miss it? Here are a couple of screenshots from last night's episode of American Pickers. The top screenshot is the ad they bought from WallMags. They were discussing Victor bicycles when they flashed the ad on screen. The bottom screenshot is the credit, with the important part circled. For those who are interested, the ad is available as a digital download or physical print from here: Victor Bicycle Ad From 1890.

American Pickers on The History Channel

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) american pickers tv http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/8/screenshots-from-american-pickers Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:08:07 GMT
WallMags on American Pickers! http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/8/wallmags-on-american-pickers American Pickers on The History Channel

Watch American Pickers on The History Channel Wednesday night, August 20, at 9PM ET and you might catch a glimpse of some vintage artwork from WallMags.com! The show contacted us recently about a vintage bicycle ad we have on our site, and we all know how much Mike Wolfe loves vintage bikes! The episode is called "Plymouth Rocks".

There is no guarantee our vintage ad will appear on the show, but there will be a "special thanks" credit that mentions WallMags, and we couldn't be happier to support such a great show. Don't forget to tune in!

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) american pickers tv http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/8/wallmags-on-american-pickers Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:20:36 GMT
Caligraph Ad From 1890 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/caligraph-ad-from-1890 Caligraph Ad From 1890

Scanned from an original 1890 Popular Science Monthly magazine, this ad shows off the Caligraph 2 Typewriter. The Caligraph 2 was the first typewriter on the market with a full keyboard. Each character had its own key and its own type bar that was independently suspended from the edge of the type basket. With 72 keys, against 48 on the caps-only Caligraph 1, the Caligraph 2 was considerably wider than its predecessor.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1890 caligraph typewriter http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/caligraph-ad-from-1890 Fri, 23 May 2014 23:09:11 GMT
Trimble Whiskey Ad From 1901 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/trimble-whiskey-ad-from-1901 Trimble Whiskey Ad From 1901

I found this ad inside a 1901 Puck magazine I bought at an estate sale. Apparently, Trimble Whiskey was made by White, Hentz & Co. They were established in 1793 and lasted until 1918. In 1849 William R. White and J. Henry Hentz formed the partnership. The name would stay the same but in 1895 J. Henry Hentz and his son J. Henry Hentz Jr. would become partners.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1901 hentz trimble whiskey white http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/trimble-whiskey-ad-from-1901 Tue, 13 May 2014 23:42:29 GMT
Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Ad From 1912 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/pierce-arrow-motor-car-ad-from-1912 Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Ad From 1912

The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Buffalo, New York, which was active from 1901 to 1938. Pierce-Arrow advertisements were artistic and understated. Unusual for car advertising, the image of the car was in the background rather than the foreground of the picture. Usually only part of the car was visible. The Pierce-Arrow was typically depicted in elegant and fashionable settings. Some advertisements featured the car in places a car would not normally go, such as the West and other rural settings, a testament to the car's ruggedness and quality.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1912 Pierce-Arrow automobile car http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/pierce-arrow-motor-car-ad-from-1912 Tue, 13 May 2014 00:20:55 GMT
Velvet Tobacco Ad From 1940 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/velvet-tobacco-ad-from-1940 Velvet Tobacco Ad From 1940

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1940 cigarette tobacco http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/5/velvet-tobacco-ad-from-1940 Mon, 12 May 2014 18:43:46 GMT
Pierce-Arrow Enclosed Car Ad From 1927 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/1/pierce-arrow-enclosed-car-ad-from-1927 Pierce-Arrow Enclosed Car Ad From 1927

The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Buffalo, New York, which was active from 1901 to 1938. Pierce-Arrow advertisements were artistic and understated. Unusual for car advertising, the image of the car was in the background rather than the foreground of the picture. Usually only part of the car was visible. The Pierce-Arrow was typically depicted in elegant and fashionable settings. Some advertisements featured the car in places a car would not normally go, such as the West and other rural settings, a testament to the car's ruggedness and quality.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1927 Pierce-Arrow automobile car http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2014/1/pierce-arrow-enclosed-car-ad-from-1927 Sat, 25 Jan 2014 02:52:11 GMT
In 1945, Santa Smoked Chesterfield Cigarettes http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/12/in-1945-santa-smoked-chesterfield-cigarettes Chesterfield Cigarette Christmas Ad From 1945

Chesterfield Cigarettes were originally produced by the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company. They certainly were not shy with their advertising, often using well-known personalities to advertise their products. In this ad, Santa Claus himself is not only decorating a Christmas tree with boxes of cigarettes, but he's also encouraging people to give them as gifts for the holidays. This ad appeared on the back cover of a 1945 Photoplay/Movie Mirror magazine.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) 1945 chesterfield christmas cigarettes http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/12/in-1945-santa-smoked-chesterfield-cigarettes Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:13:34 GMT
Zee Paper Towels Ad From 1956 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/12/zee-paper-towels-ad-from-1956 Zee Paper Towels Ad From 1956

Zee was a brand of paper products manufactured by Crown-Zellerbach, a large paper manufacturing firm, formed in 1928 by the union of Zellerbach Corporation (founded 1924 in San Francisco by Isadore Zellerbach) and Crown Willamette. It was later acquired in 1986 by the James River Company. That became the Fort James Corporation in 1997, which was then itself acquired by Georgia Pacific in 2000.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/12/zee-paper-towels-ad-from-1956 Fri, 13 Dec 2013 05:40:49 GMT
Aladdin Mills House Ad From 1930 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/11/aladdin-mills-house-ad-from-1930 Aladdin Mills House Ad From 1930

The Aladdin Company was a pioneer in the pre-cut, mail order home industry. Its primary competitors were Montgomery Ward and Sears, Roebuck and Company in the US and Eaton's in Canada. Aladdin began operations in 1906 and ceased operations in 1987.

Aladdin's output fell below 1000 homes in 1928 on the eve of the Great Depression, and never recovered. It exited the Canadian market in 1952. The company continued to produce catalogs, and maintained sales of a few hundred homes per year through the 1960's. During the 1970's sales fell further and by 1982 the company ceased manufacturing. The company ceased all operations in 1987.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) ad house vintage http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/11/aladdin-mills-house-ad-from-1930 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:48:01 GMT
Sunbeam Car Ad From 1918 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/8/sunbeam-car-ad-from-1918 Sunbeam Car Ad From 1918

During the First World War (1914-1918), the Sunbeam factory produced military cars and aero engines. In 1920 the company merged with Talbot of London and Darracq of France to form the Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq Group (STD). Sunbeam cars became well known for their quality and endurance, including the famous 'Silver Bullet'. This ad features the Sunbeam 25/30 hp.

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) Sunbeam 25/30 hp car sunbeam http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/8/sunbeam-car-ad-from-1918 Wed, 14 Aug 2013 00:45:06 GMT
Game of the World From 1645 http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/7/game-of-the-world-from-1645 Game of the World From 1645

This is one of the earliest geographical games that we have seen. Only one other copy is known of this game, held by the Bibliothèque nationale de France. The object of the game is to progress from the outer parts of the world in towards the center (France) by rolling dice and moving each player's piece from circle to circle on the board.

From the David Rumsey Map Collection.

 

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) David Rumsey cartography map maps vintage http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/7/game-of-the-world-from-1645 Tue, 02 Jul 2013 05:44:51 GMT
1875 Railroad Map http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/3/railroad-map-of-the-us-canada-mexico-and-the-west-indies-from-1875 Railroad Map of the US, Canada, Mexico and the West Indies From 1875

Railroad map of the United States, the Dominion of Canada, Mexico and the West Indies from 1875.

 

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info@wallmags.​com (WallMags: Vintage Advertising Artwork) David Rumsey cartography map maps vintage http://www.wallmags.com/blog/2013/3/railroad-map-of-the-us-canada-mexico-and-the-west-indies-from-1875 Tue, 19 Mar 2013 03:05:11 GMT