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1981 magazine ad for Triumph 100s cigarettes.


Go, Spud, go!

Partial ad from a vintage mag that got me to thinking I should start collecting some of these things.

Say hello to Spud, America’s first menthol cigarette brand.

And no, this name was not focus group tested.

Read its lovely history here.

Polite or Desperate?

Carlton cigarettes magazine ad from 1984

Or rather, polite desperation or desperate politeness?

You know how a prisoner is offered a final cigarette before being executed by firing squad?…

1974 magazine ad for Old Gold