Front pages (and usually back, middle or other pages) chosen at random (more or less) from my collection of mostly 20th Century mostly British newspapers. Weekly new posts on Sundays, a Random Cutting on Wednesdays and a Random Advert on Fridays.
Friday, 21 December 2012
Random Ad - Shell X-100 Oil (1950's)
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If I was casting a film role and wanted a 1950's salesman I'd pick Mr Barrow* complete with 1950's moustache. This advert might explain why just about the only pre-1960 car you regularly see on the road is the Morris Minor.