Chesterfield Ads

These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. None of these are reproductions, all are original. Most of these are large ads, larger than our scanner bed. Therefore the view shown on the page may not completely show the ad. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.

These ads are listed in chronological order with the oldest ads listed first.


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"They're Mild - and yet they Satisfy" April 3, 1936
Grand Rapids Herald
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$8.50 View Chesterfield 1
Full color 7 1/2" x 11 1/4" ad for the taste of Chesterfield. The ad has a picture of a couple smoking cigarettes while they run their yellow speedboat across the gentle waves of a blue bay. The ad headline says "-refreshing mildness - better taste all the way Chesterfield wins".
July 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
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$8.50
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"Merry Christmas Everybody...and to everybody more smoking pleasures" January 1939
Better Homes & Gardens
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad with the Girl of the Month Patsy Garrett marching in a parade all dressed in green with packs of Chesterfield attached to her belt. The ad headline says, with an Irish lilt, "Sure an' the Big Parade's to Chesterfield". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 10, 1941
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Full color 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" ad shows the Chesterfield Girl of the Month Ellen Drew waving a checkered flag. The ad headline proclaims that Chesterfield is "1st for Milder, Better Taste and Cooler Smoking". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 1941
Better Homes & Gardens
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"With us-It's Chesterfield" Soldier's face with a clearly marked Chesterfield in his lips. There are some small smudges on the white background. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. June 30, 1941
Life magazine
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Full color 9 3/4" x 13 1/2" ad with a photo Sailor Joe Newton lighting up a cigarette while holding the pack in his hand. The ad headline claims that "In the Navy, It's Chesterfield". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
July 28, 1941
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad with A drawing of Angela Cummins - Chesterfield's Girl of the Month. In this drawing she has an opened carton of Chesterfield's in her hand and she is in the process of throwing a forward pass. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 27, 1941
Life magazine
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$8.00
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"Chesterfield salutes with Millions of Fans The Golden Jubilee of America's most popular sport-Basketball March 1942
Woman's Companion
1
$8.00 View Chesterfield 5
Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad that has a photo of actress Claudette Colbert dressed dressed in her Volunteer Army Canteen Service outfit passing Chesterfield cigarettes out to servicemen seated at tables in a large room. The ad headline claims that you can "Keep 'em satisfied with Chesterfield". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outside edges are not visible in the scanned view.
October 26, 1942
Life magazine
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$9.00
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Full color 9 1/4" x 12" wartime ad with actress Rosalind Russell. The ad has a picture of her acting as an Air Warden. The picture shows her reaching for a pack of Chesterfield cigarettes as the headline gives the "All Clear. That's the Smoker's Signal for a Mild Cool cigarette". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 16, 1942
Life magazine
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Santa with a soldier's helmet on opening his bag showing it is filled with cartons of Chesterfields. This ad has been shrink wrapped on a foam backboard and is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. December 1942
Life magazine
1
$8.50 View Chesterfield 3
Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad with a wartime theme. The ad has a photo of two U.S. Marine Raiders coming out of the jungle with their guns ready and their Chesterfield cigarettes between their lips waiting to be lit. The ad headline says "Watch our smoke...It's Chesterfield for Mildness and Taste". There is a small dirt smudge on this ad that is visible in the scanned view. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 8, 1943
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad shows an attractive lady ringing the bell to call the workers in for a meal. The ad salutes the efforts of the U.S. Crops Corps in helping supply food. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 1943
Ladies Home Journal
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$8.00
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Full color 7 1/2" x 10 3/4" ad that has a picture of Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard and Veronica Lake dressed as they appeared in the stirring film So Proudly We Hail. The ad has a banner claiming that "At Home and Over There It's Chesterfield" and the text talks about some of the reasons that Chesterfield was such a popular cigarette. It admits to having Good Tobacco but feels that the real reason is having the right combination of the World's Best Cigarette Tobaccos. At the top of the ad is the urgent plea, "America Needs Nurses...Enlist Now".
September 1943
Good Housekeeping
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Full color 10" x 13" ad with a photograph of the Duchess of Windsor. This is a wartime ad with the headline "In Nassau at the Duchess of Windsor's United Services Canteen where our soldiers and our Allies meet, Chesterfield is the Smoker's Choice". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 18, 1943
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Santa holding a carton of Chesterfields behind a world globe. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. December 20, 1943
Life magazine
1
$8.00 View Chesterfield 2
Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a soldier looking back over his shoulder, smiling and winking at the camera. He has just opened a package of Chesterfield and a letter and picture from his girlfriend. The headline explains that "she knows I'm choosy". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 7, 1944
Life magazine
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$8.00
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"Turn over a new leaf" Colorful photo of a beautiful girl smoking a Chesterfield. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. May 29, 1944
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad for 'good news during the war'. The ad has a picture of a young soldier in uniform ringing the doorbell of somebody's house. Behind his back he hides a bouquet of flowers and a carton of Chesterfield cigarettes to present to the person who opens the door. The ad headline claims he is "Getting there First with the Most". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
July 24, 1944
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Chesterfield 35

Full color 10" x 12 1/2" ad with Bing Crosby. The ad shows Bing sitting in a chair at a desk putting cigarettes into a box. The ad also mentions his new movie "Going My Way". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 1944
Woman's Home Companion
1
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad shows a happy man changing from his uniform into civilian clothes. He is smiling as he removes the one thing he wants from the old uniform, his pack of Chesterfields. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 5, 1945
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Full color 10" x 12" ad shows a photo of an attractive, well-dressed lady preparing to go out for the evening with her pack of Chesterfield cigarettes protected in a clear plastic box. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 19, 1945
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Full color 9" x 12" ad with a picture of a smiling cowboy standing, with his horse behind him, at the entrance to a ranch that has a hanging sign that says A.B.C.. With his left hand he is placing a cigarette between his lips and with his right he is placing a pack of Chesterfield Cigarettes into a pocket on his colorful cowboy shirt. The ad headline has him saying "I always buy Chesterfield. Right Combination - World's Best Tobaccos - Properly Aged". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 29, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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"By Far our largest selling cigarette" Sherman Billingsley's Famous Stork Club in New York. This ad is larger thay my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. June 24, 1946
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" ad that shows a smartly dressed man and two ladies all buying Chesterfield cigarettes from a cigarette machine. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outside edges of the ad are not visible in the scanned view.
July 22, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad with a photo of a young lady in a pale yellow dress standing in a garden holding a pack of Chesterfield's and smoking another. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 5, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Chesterfield 30

Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad with actor Basil Rathbone of Sherlock Holmes fame. This ad, which also mentions his new Sherlock Holmes movie Dessed to Kill has a picture of him lighting a Chesterfield with a match with the caption "Yes! it's Elementary". In a tribute to the detective there are two magnifying glasses with a red lens and the letters "ABC" inside. As usual the ad gives several versions of what the letters stand for, in one it says "A Always Milder, B Better Tasting, C Cooler Smoking" and in the other it says "Always Buy Chesterfield" as it claims they have the "Right combination of the World's Best Tobaccos Properly Aged".
October 14, 1946
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad with a poster of New York City at night with a well-dressed couple having burst through the center of the poster. Behind them is a sign with the headline "In New York City it's ABC. Chesterfield is the big favorite in the Big Town, outselling all other cigarettes by far". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. November 11, 1946
Life magazine
2
$8.00 View Chesterfield 6
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for Chesterfield cigarettes in their Christmas carton. There is a picture of a jolly Santa holding up a string of garland with a new message using the ABC that Chesterfield is so famous for, this message is for all of you Santas out there, it says Always Bring Chesterfield. The cartons shown have a smaller picture of the Santa in this ad on them and the caption urges you to "Top off your gift bundles with these cheery cartons of Christmas Chesterfields...They Satisfy.". The ad also reminds us that these cigarettes are made from the "Right Combination - World's Best Tobaccos - Properly Aged".
December 16, 1946
Life magazine
2
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad Virginia Mayo. The ad has a picture of this popular actress wearing a blouse that matches the shawl draped over her head as she stands in front of a large crystal ball that says Always milder Better tasting Cooler smoking. She is holding an opened pack of Chesterfield in one hand and a lit Chesterfield in the other as the ad says that it is "Easy to See why Chesterfield is by far the favorite of Hollywood Stars" and it mentions that she is appearing in the new movie The Best Years of Our Lives. February 3, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.50
View Celeb Female 321

"They're Tops-with the Veterans in U.S. Hospitals" Ad shows a very young sportscaster-to-be Ernie Harwell taking a cigarette from a pack offered by a uniformed Pete Petropoulos. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. March 17, 1947 1
$8.00 View Chesterfield 8
Chesterfield ad showing Ethel Merman and advertising the musical "Annie Get Your Gun". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. March 31, 1947
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad with a picture of a crowded restaurant where a Cigarette Girl, who only has Chesterfield, is making a sale to two well-dressed couples. The ad headline makes the statement that "East and West Agree on A-B-C 'Chesterfield is by far our largest selling Cigarette'. Sherman Billingsley's Stork Club in New York and Robert H. Cobb Hollywood's Brown Derby". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 1947
Woman's Home Companion
1
$8.00
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Full color 10" x 13" ad for Chesterfield cigarettes with popular actor Gregory Peck. The ad shows a smiling Peck in western clothes and mentions his new movie "Duel in the Sun".
June 1947
Country Gentleman
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad for the new Red, White and Blue packaging being used by Chesterfield. The ad has a drawing of a king putting the ashes of his cigarette into a nearby Top Hat while a Jester hands another carton to him. The ad headline has him saying "3 Cheers for the Red, White and Blue...The new class in Cartons". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 10, 1947
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Full color 9" x 13" ad with popular comedian Bob Hope as he speaks out for Chesterfield Cigarettes. The ad has him pictured holding up a pack of this product from which three cigarettes of different lengths are protruding. The caption is saying that "Dorothy Lamour is "My Favorite Brunette"...Chesterfield is my favorite cigarette". Another portion of the ad identifies My Favorite Brunette with Dorothy Lamour as being his new picture. The ad tells that "A" meaning Always Milder, "B" meaning Better Smoking and "C" meaning Cooler Smoking is "The sum-total of smoking pleasure".
July 21, 1947
Life magazine
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$9.00
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Full color 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" ad with actress Dorothy Lamour. The ad also mentions her new movie "Wild Harvest". In keeping with the Halloween season the ad shows Miss Lamour standing behind a pumpkin with "ABC" carved into it.
October 1947
Farm Journal
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Full color 10" x 13" ad shows the Alan Hale dressed as Santa Claus pulling cartons of Chesterfield cigarettes out of his bag. The ad also mentions the movie "My Wild Irish Rose". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. December 15, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00 View Hale / Chesterfield
7 1/2" x 11" ad with Gary Cooper that mentions his new film Unconquered. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. January 1948
Farm Journal
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$8.00 View Cooper / Chesterfield
Three color 10" x 13" ad with a picture of singer Rise Stevens. There is a picture of her resting the hand that holds a lit Chesterfield against her cheek and saying "You might say I'm careful, that's why I say Chesterfields satisfy me!". The ad identifies her as Metropolitan Opera's World Famous Carmen and has the famous phrase "I say - it takes ABC to satisfy me!"
February 1948
Capper's Farmer
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad with Ronald Reagan. The ad has a photo of the actor / President-to-be holding an opened pack of Chesterfield in his left hand while holding a lit cigarette between his lips. The ad headline has him saying "My cigarette is the MILD cigarette...that's why Chesterfield is my favorite". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 15, 1948
Life magazine
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$9.00
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Three color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the greatest gift of all, Cartons of Chesterfield. The ad has a picture of Arthur Godfrey dressed as Santa Claus holding stockings stuffed with Chesterfield. The ad headline asks you to "Sock 'em with a Load of Good Cheer". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 1948
Country Gentleman
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View Chesterfield 41

Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad with actress Joan Fountaine. The ad has a large photo of the starlet wearing a black top and hat with a pearl necklace as she holds up a pack of Chesterfield cigarettes while saying "In my home, guests always insist on Chesterfields because they're so MILD". The ad mentions that she is starring in the movie You Gotta Stay Happy with James Stewart and the ad encourages you to "Make Yours the Milder cigarette"
January 3, 1949
Life magazine
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$8.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad with a photo of actor John Lund holding a lit cigarette. The ad headline has him saying "When you smoke Chesterfield you get a Milder cooler smoke - that's why it's my cigarette". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 23, 1949
Life magazine
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$8.50
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Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad with actress Mona Freeman. There is a picture of her wearing a gold top with a red scarf holding a pack of Chesterfield in one hand while the other holds a lit Chesterfield and asking that you "Make the Mildness test and you'll smoke Chesterfields like I do". The ad explains that the Mildness test is to Open 'em, Smell 'em, Smoke 'em. The ad mentions that she is appearing in the movie Branded with Alan Ladd and a smaller photograph is a backstage shot of the two of them resting on a couch together, both smoking Chesterfield..
January 1, 1951
Life magazine
1
$8.50
View Chesterfield / Freeman

Full color 10" x 13" ad with actress Donna Reed. In this ad Donna appears with John Derek and the ad also mentions the movie they are appearing in Saturday's Hero. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 12, 1951
Life magazine
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$9.00
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Full color 10" x 13" ad with actress Anne Baxter The ad has a picture of her wearing a red dress with a black and pink collar holding a pack of Chesterfield cigarettes in the same hand that holds a lit Chesterfield. The headline says " For You Proof of Mildness with no unpleasant after-taste" and has her saying "Prove for yourself Chesterfields are milder - they're tops with me". The ad mentions that she is starring in the movie Follow The Sun which is the life story of golfer Ben Hogan and has another picture of him backstage giving her pointers in golf. It mentions that he also smokes Chesterfield.
March 26, 1951
Life magazine
1
$8.50
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Full color 10" x 13" ad for Chesterfield cigarettes. Ad also mentions his new movie The Guy Who Came Back. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 8, 1951
Life magazine
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$8.00
View Douglas / Chesterfield

Full color 9 1/2" x 14" ad with Janis Carter and Jack Buetel for this popular cigarette. There is a picture of these two getting ready to smoke a Chesterfield as the headline makes the claim that "All over America - Smokers are changing to Chesterfield". One banner contains the claim from the owner of the RKO Smoke Shop who says that "I certify that at my RKO Smoke Shop Chesterfield is our largest selling cigarette by 3 to 1". The ad claims that this popularity is because Chesterfields are Much Milder.
June 30, 1952
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Full color 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad for the "First Cigarette to name All its ingredients". This ad has a very large picture of a pack of Chesterfield Cigarettes and the headline claims that "The Spotlight's on Chesterfield". The text talks about the ingredients being natural and "entirely safe for use in the mouth".
August 1952
Woman's Day
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Full color 8" x 10 3/4" ad that shows their Christmas Carton and announces that it is the "First Premium Quality Cigarette to offer Both Regular & King-Size". On a snow-covered background we see exampes of both packs and the carton with the words "Chesterfield on the Tree for Christmas" and a gift tag thoughtfully printed on the carton. They call it "The Ideal Gift - Regular or King-Size" because it is "Much Milder".
December 1952
Woman's Day
1
$8.00
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Full color 10" x 14" ad that tries to provide Medical Proof that smoking Chesterfield is closer to being good for you than any other cigarette. At the top of the ad, in large block letters, is the claim that "Nose, Throat and Accessory Organs not Adversely Affected by Smoking Chesterfields" and tlaims that this is the "First such report ever published about any cigarette". The text begins by giving the credit for this information to "A responsible consulting organization" and goes into detail about how the test was organized. At the beginning of a six month period a group of people were given a physical including X-rays and then the entire group was allowed to somke only Chesterfields, 10 to 40 a day, and were reexamined when the test period was over. The examinations showed "no adverse reactions" which is the basis for this claim. At the bottom of the ad is a picture that shows a pack of the regular Chesterfield and the King-Size Chesterfields.
December 1, 1952
Life magazine
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Full color 10" x 13" ad showing the "Men of America: Jet Clipper Crew". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the a will not be visible in the scanned view. October 27, 1958
Life magazine
1
$7.50 View Chesterfield 13
Full color 5" x 13" ad for their King Size Cigarettes. This is another of their Men of America series. This ad has pictures of a Missile Engineer, showing him working on his job of launching missiles and relaxing afterward with a Chesterfield. The ad headline tells you to "Join the men who know - Nothing satisfies like the big clean taste of Top-Tobacco". This ad is taller than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 17, 1959
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Chesterfield King Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a lady lying on her back on a beach smoking a Chesterfield while a man lies next to her smoking his own Chesterfield. The ad headline claims "This is tobacco too mild to filter. This is pleasure too good to miss. This is Chesterfield King". One interesting note is that the lady's head is resting on a folded blanket with a New York Yankee cap next to her head. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
July 31, 1962
Look magazine
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$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for their King Size Cigarettes. There is a large picture of a man with a red and black coat on, a lit Chesterfield between his lips and a smile on his face and the caption says "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!" The headline next to the picture of the pack tells us that "21 Great Tobaccos make 20 Wonderful Smokes" and, in the lower right corner of the ad, we see a comparison between the length of an "ordinary cigarette" and a Chesterfield King.
January 25, 1963
Life magazine
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$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their King-Size Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a man wearing a tweed coat and smiling as he puffs away on the Chesterfield that he holds between his lips. The ad headline claims that it "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!" and that "21 Great Tobaccos make 20 Wonderful Smokes!". There is a comparison photo that shows how much longer the Chesterfield King is than an ordinary cigarette. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 8, 1963
Life magazine
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$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their King Size cigarettes with the longer length. The ad has a picture of a young man wearing a yellow hooded coat who is standing with a smile on his face and a cigarette between his lips. The ad headline claims that Chesterfield "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!" and the ad includes another claim that "21 Great Tobaccos make 20 Wonderful Smokes!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 22, 1963
Life magazine
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$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad with the claim that it "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!" There is a photo of a smiling man with red hair and a ruddy complexion holding a cigarette between his lips. The ad headline claims that "21 Great Tobaccos make 20 Wonderful Smokes" and the text mentions the Longer Length which goes along with the Milder Taste..
March 22, 1963
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the Chesterfield King. There is a picture of a man with a tight-lipped smile holding a lit Chesterfield in his mouth with the headline claiming that it "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!". The text tells us that the "21 Great Tobaccos make 20 Wonderful Smokes" and there is a comparison picture that shows hos much longer the Chesterfield King is than an "ordinary cigarette".
April 5, 1963
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad with a photo of a blonde headed, athletic-looking young man wearing a sweatshirt and smoking a Chesterfield cigarette. The ad headline claims that "21 Great Tobaccos make 20 Wonderful Smokes!" and that it "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 23, 1963
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May 9, 1963
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Chesterfield King Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a young man wearing a red shirt and holding a lit Chesterfield between his lips as he squints and smiles at the camera. The ad headline claims that it "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!" and explains that "21 Great Tobaccos make 20 Wonderful Smokes. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 7, 1963
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for the kind of adventuresome man who smokes Chesterfield. The big picture in the ad shows this smiling man looking at the camera with a Chesterfield placed loosely in his mouth or it could be that the cigarette has been placed in the spot of a missing tooth. The four pictures on the side show two men climbing cliffs and sitting high up on the edges. Another picture shows the pack with the numbers 21 and 20 above it and the last picture shows the two mountain climbers leaning on a car and talking to a pretty girl who is sitting inside. The headline claims that Chesterfield "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!" and the text talks about the 21 great tobaccos that make 20 wonderful Chesterfield Kings.
October 4, 1963
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has several photos that show different scenes of a man and a woman who are in the process of snow skiing. There is a larger photo of the man who has stopped to light his cigarette while still wearing his goggles. The ad headline claims that the cigarette "Tastes Great because the tobaccos are!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 20, 1963
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Chesterfield 31

Full color 9 1/4" x 13" ad with a Fishing theme. The ad has several photos of a couple Bone Fishing at the Grand Bahama Island. As they are fishing they are enjoying their Chesterfield cigarettes which, according to the headline, "Tastes Great, Smokes Mild". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 3, 1964
Life magazine
1
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Full color 10" x 13" ad for more of the Chesterfield People. Under the statement that "They like a mild smoke, but just don't like filters. (How about you?)" are pictures of three people smoking at their day jobs. There is Sidney Milan, stockbroker in New York there is Howard G. Heston a rancher in Arizona and Francelle Metzenberg who was an Interior Decorator in Illinois. The text claims that this is the "mildest-tasting Chesterfield in 51 years" and that it is "Made to taste even milder through longer length". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 8, 1964
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for their King Cigarettes. This ad is one of their "Chesterfield People" ads and has photos of Ernest F. Fetske, Boat Designer, Jean Russell, Concert Pianist and Richard N Pidge, Mining Engineer. The ad headline claims "They like a mild smoke, but just don't like filters. (How about you?)".
June 5, 1964
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Black and white 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the kind of people who smoke Chesterfield cigarettes, "Chesterfield People". The ad has three pictures of successful people and their Chesterfields; there is Paul A. Johansen, a shipping lines port captain from New York, Mrs. Lee McCarty who is a potter from Mississippi and Robert E Peay, a criminologist from Maryland. The text claims of these people that "They like a mild smoke, but just don't like filters. (How about you?)". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
July 24, 1964
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/4" x 13" ad that talks about Chesterfield People. Shown in the ad, as smokers of Chesterfield cigarettes, are a Fashion Columnist from Minnesota, a Mining Engineer from Nevada and a Sculptor from Mississippi. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 11, 1964
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for some more of the Chesterfield People. Shown in the ad are Mary Percy Schenck, a costume designer from Pennsylvania, James S. Thompson, an optical physicist from California and Charles Feingarten who is an art gallery director from Illinois. These are all people who "...like a mild smoke, but just don't like filters. (How about you?)." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
January 22, 1965
Life magazine
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the variety of people that are known as Chesterfield People. Shown in the ad, at their places of work, are Annette Boorde who is an executive secretary in Virginia, Nelson Reed who is an archeologist from Missouri and William C. Bettendorf, Jr. who is a general contractor from Massachusetts. These people like a mild smoke, but just don't like filters. (How about you?) The text claims that it is made to taste even milder through longer length and that it "Tastes great...tastes mild!"
April 2, 1965
Life magazine
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Full color 10" x 12 1/2" ad that discusses "Chesterfield People". The ad pictures and describes Chesterfield smokers Richard Brown, Jeanne Sully and Edward R. Sullivan. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
July 23, 1965
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August 10, 1965
Look magazine
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Full color 10" x 13" ad for Chesterfield 101. The ad has a photo of a smiling lady holding a 101 cigarette up next to one that is just 100 millimeters long. The text of the ad explains "A silly millimeter longer than the 100's. It isn't much. But wait 'til you taste it". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 17, 1968
Life magazine
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Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a smiling man holding up two cigarettes of different lengths and holding his thumb and forefinger about the same distance apart. The ad headline says that the Chesterfield 101 is "A silly millimeter longer than the 100's. It isn't much. But wait 'til you taste it". It then finishes by saying that "It's one better".
April 19, 1968
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June 14, 1968
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