Vintage advert: 1960s anti-smoking campaign

vintage 1960s mod scooter smoking advert

One of a set of ten government anti-smoking posters from the 1960s. This example focuses on what smokers could afford to buy if they gave up cigarettes. Isn’t this a great campaign? I wish I could find the other posters from this campaign!

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    • http://weheartvintage.co Mary

      fabulous thanks! :)

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    Reblogged this on Lostlifefound and commented:
    Cool vintage anti-smoking poster found by We Heart Vintage.

  • http://stretchyhannah.wordpress.com stretchyhannah

    I love this, it’s refreshing to see an anti smoking campaign that doesn’t involve photos of damaged body parts! Shame people wouldn’t respond to this style of campaign any more, I think it’s fab :-)

    • http://www.fashionktea.tumblr.com Katie

      I absolutely agree (: And I love this guys pose. He seems so proud of himself haha and so he should be if he gave up smoking

  • http://pursefullofpennies.com Claire C

    What a cool little ad. I didn’t realise the anti-smoking campaigns went as far back as the 60s…

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