Some Western movies from 1972.
The Robert Redford Jeremiah Johnson gif many of you are familiar with is, like this ad, from 1972.Continue reading
Last night’s adventure was going through a 41 pound lot of The Country Gentleman magazines published between 1915 and 1927.
Here are some of the covers (and one random ad portion) I uncovered while going through this rough but rather large lot.
How’s this for an advertising time capsule, or rather, paperweight and hone from the age of scythes and threshers? A premium given to potential advertisers of The American Thresherman magazine with a little cobranding from The Pike Manufacturing Company.
The whetstone side might be Belgian Yellow Coticule from the Ardennes, which would be 30-42% garnet crystals bonded with mica, which gives a sweet edge on a blade. Supposedly, the stone is one of the reasons Romans conquered Belgium/Belgica back in the day.
If you know me, you know I had no choice but to find and acquire this magazine.Continue reading