About Vintage Stuff
The aim of Vintage Stuff is to display some of the ephemera that I have collected, often inadvertently, over the years. I am now deliberately seeking out interesting old adverts, screen shots, leaflets, obscure record covers, picture postcards and illustrations; anything that catches my eye, in fact. They will be mainly, but not exclusively of UK origin (so many vintage blogs appear to be American) and almost always a scan from something that I actually have in my collection, rather than off the net. If you do re-blog, please acknowledge the source. Further stuff, mainly photographs, can be found on my Flickr pages, via the Benny Hill record cover.
Monday, 22 October 2012
An advert for Huntley & Palmer biscuits scanned from the programme for The Aldershot Tattoo, June 1938. It came as a shock to learn that the huge factory in Reading had closed back in 1976, although the name was later revived for a much smaller operation in Sudbury, Suffolk. I do however recall the jingle, which must go back to the 1960s if not earlier;
"Huntley & Palmers bake 'em, like biscuits ought to be!"