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, 18 April 2014
Random Ad - Player's Please (1940's)
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Player's Navy Cut cigarettes had been advertised using the sailor image since 1883 and the 'Player's Please' slogan used since 1924. This is a WWII version. Note the request to leave the empty packet with the shop to be recycled.