“Meet Skimpy Wiring” Ad

This was a magazine ad showing the dangers of skimpy wiring and it’s potential to catch fire, by showing a shady and “skimpy bodied” character.

The image is very catching when combined with the headline.

1967 version of “eCommerce”

This Johnson Smith Novelty Items magazine ad was how the 1960’s version of “eCommerce” companies worked. They would make compact ads like this with their catalog of popular (or curiosity-inducing)