The Classics

Classic print ads from some of the greatest copywriters of our time (pre-dating the internet).

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Of all the ads in Ogilvy's campaign for Rolls-R...
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“Should Every Corporation Buy Its President a Rolls-Royce?” Ad by David Ogilvy
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By far, this was the longest ad Ogilvy did for ...
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“What’s Under The Bonnet of a Rolls-Royce?” Ad by David Ogilvy
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The two Rolls-Royce ads below have the same cop...
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“Worst-Kept Secret” Rolls-Royce Ad by David Ogilvy
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This was a two page ad that ran in the New York...
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“A Guide to Rolls-Royce Comforts and Graces” Ad by David Ogilvy
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“$13,550” Rolls-Royce Ad by David Ogilvy

Automotive, Luxury

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The perfect example of how to sell luxury goods...
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“Tremendous Trifles” Rolls-Royce Ad by David Ogilvy
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At the time, Rolls...
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“No Chauffeur Required” Rolls-Royce Ad by David Ogilvy
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These $1 trial subscription ads from Dow Theory...
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$1 Stock Advice Ads from Dow Theory Forecasts
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This $1 offer for educational sports cards come...
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$1 Monthly Trial Ads from Sportscaster Cards
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This irresistible $1 offer for kid’s educatio...
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$1 Monthly Trial Ads from Safari Cards
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The compilation of ads below are for a speciali...
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$1 Book Offer Ads from Zane Grey Library
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$1 Book Offer Ads from Zane Grey Library

Collectibles, Entertainment

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The compilation of ads below are for a speciali...
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$1 Book Offer Ads from Gardner Mystery Library
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Standard & Poor’s, most known for their s...
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$1 Incentives from Standard & Poors
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The two ads below come from a fun little arts &...
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$1 Monthly Trial Ads from House of Miniatures
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$1 Monthly Trial Ads from House of Miniatures

Arts and Crafts, Do-It-Yourself, Collectibles

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Below is a print ad from 1965 promoting a compe...
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$1 Offer Ad from Lay’s Potato Chips

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