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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by Kitty » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:44 am

Here are some more from Black Cat Hosiery. It seems like it was pretty popular. I wonder why they're no longer around?
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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by donnie » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:55 pm

Ah, if only they wrote poetry for ads nowadays. On second thought, I'm not sure I'd want to read what kind of poetry would be written now. :?
Kitty wrote:
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It seems like it was pretty popular. I wonder why they're no longer around?
Maybe the company failed to keep up with newer materials like elastic, nylon, etc.

I noticed they advertised "Mercerized" products, whatever that means. That seems to be a term you see only in older ads.

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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by Kitty » Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:08 pm

Thanks for forcing me to learn something new! 🙂

mercerized:
treat (cotton fabric or thread) under tension with caustic alkali to increase its strength and give it a shiny, silky appearance.
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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by donnie » Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:17 pm

Well, I just learned something, too. :) I don’t think they do that anymore, do they? I’ve not seen that in any modern-day ads. Or maybe they still actually have that kind of cloth, but just don’t use the term. Anyway, it sounds cool. :)

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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by Kitty » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:50 pm

"Are you a cheese fancier?"
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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by donnie » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:36 pm

If this were 1893, I'd send for a jar. :)

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by Kitty » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:00 pm

Kalem advertisement for Alice Joyce. April 1913.
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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by Kitty » Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:58 pm

Here's another update on Cleo Ridgely's progress on her ride across America!
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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by donnie » Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:50 pm

LOVE that portrait of Alice Joyce. I'd have ordered one. :)

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Re: Magazine Ads

Post by Kitty » Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:08 pm

donnie wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:50 pm
LOVE that portrait of Alice Joyce. I'd have ordered one. :)
I'd have ordered ALL those photos advertised. So so cool.
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