Ronson Advertisement, 1949

RON02  Ronson Advertisement, 1949, full color, 11 x 14 inches. Thirteen panels showing Ronson products including two Ronson Penciliters - one in ebony and one 14KT gold filled finishes. Cost listed in advert is $10.40 and $15 respectively. “Ronson World’s Greatest Lighter”


Koh-i-Noor Advertisement, November 1949

KOH001  Koh-i-Noor Advertisement, November 1949, Koh-i-Noor Supreme Pencils by L.C. Hardtmuth. Black and White, American Artist Magazine, 3 x 11.5 inches on full sized 8.5 x 11.5 inch full page. Very eye-catching graphics in the advert. Small ad on right for Art Brown Art Supplies and Artists' Fountain Pens, also a small ad on back for Flax in Chicago.


AT Cross Advertisement, June 1949

CRO02  AT Cross Advertisement, June 1949, from Holiday Magazine, Full Color, 5 x 14 inches, For as familiar a name as Cross is they did far less magazine advertising than many companies and generally smaller sized adverts, too. You'd think that with as famous as they were and still are that you'd see many ads, but you don't. This one features the Cross Six-Hundred noted as a smaller pencil along with the traditional Cross Century.