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Old 05-25-2009, 07:34 PM
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My dad had that Polaroid camera in the lower right of the Ardan ad. Thanks to it, we have albums of childhood photos. And we had that "Jack and Jill TV radio" in the Shoppers' World ad it was basically a wind-up music box with a rotating series of pictures telling the J&J story.
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We had the camera too, and I still have it!! My Dad gave the camera and his Bible to me....I cherish them.
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As long as we're on the topic of old ads and/or catalogs, check out this thread entry I just posted in Online Christmas Media:

http://www.mymerrychristmas.com/foru...950#post163950

If you follow the link there, you'll be able to read a complete Christmas promotional giveaway comic (put out by the W.T. Grant 5 & 10 chain) from 1952... it features Jo-Joy, a little boy Jack-In-The-Box.

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Cool ads thanks for posting. I wish stuff was still that cheap.
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Originally Posted by Wenceslaus View Post
My dad had that Polaroid camera in the lower right of the Ardan ad. Thanks to it, we have albums of childhood photos. And we had that "Jack and Jill TV radio" in the Shoppers' World ad it was basically a wind-up music box with a rotating series of pictures telling the J&J story.

Oh my God!!! I had that Jack and Jill TV Radio too, I forgot about it until I read your description of it. Wow that's wild, I totally forgot about that until just this moment!!!

Those are some pretty cool ads, do bring back some childhood memories.
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