Fun facts: The first Avon Representative was Mrs. P.F.E. Albee in 1886.
There were one million Avon Representatives by 1978.
On a personal note, there are two perfumes that have seduced me at pivotal moments in my life. Avon’s Odyssey is one of them.
The ad copy:
You open your door to Beauty…
when you welcome your Avon Representative
She brings you lovely Avon Cosmetics and Toiletries… correct creams and lotions for your complexion needs… make-up harmonized to you and the new season’s colors! At the same time, your Avon Representative will help you select Avon preparations for the family’s good grooming needs as well as gifts for any special occasions on your calendar.
You’ll like the wide Avon selection… the moderate prices. Most of all you’ll like choosing Avon Cosmetics and Toiletries conveniently, in you own home.
Welcome your Avon Representative when she calls.
If no Avon Cosmetics office is listed in your phone book call Western Union Operator 25 for your Avon Representative
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