Whiskey & Bourbon "A" 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 posterboard backing for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.

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Ancient Age Full color 8" x 10 1/2" ad that has a drawing of a bottle of Ancient Age in the open gate of a picket fence with a welcome mat lying in front of the bottle. The ad touts this as "The Welcome Whiskey.. Welcome..Anywhere...Anytime.
May 3, 1948
Time magazine
1
$8.00
View Liquor 70

Ancient Age
Full color 9 1/2" x 14" ad for their Bourbon. In the foreground of the picture is a bottle of Ancient Age Bourbon while behind this are four male hands holding up four different kinds of glasses containing four of the many drinks that could be made properly with this product. The headline challenges you that "If you can give a better Bourbon...Give it!" and the text talks about it being available in either the holiday decanter or the tall handsome, regular bottle.
November 12, 1956
Life magazine
0
$7.50
View Liquor 664

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Ancient Age
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whisky. The ad has a photo of a serious-looking man with white hair and eyes that belong to a hypnotist holding up a glass of this product. As his eyes bore holes into you the headline shouts "If you can find a better bourbon...buy it!". The ad calls it "America's Largest Selling 6 Year Old Kentucky Bourbon".
November 7, 1961
& June 7, 1963
Life magazine
3
$7.50
View Liquor 600

Ancient Age
Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for their Straight Kentucky Bourbon. The ad has a photo of a seductive looking lady holding a full bottle of Ancient Age in her hand as she looks toward the camera. The ad also gives a peek at their gift box and has a headline saying "If you can give a better bourbon...give it!" 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
1
$7.50
View Liquor 316

Antique
Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for Antique Kentucky Bourbon, an item that is so good that "It must be authentic to be labeled Antique". This product is called an "American Masterpiece" and it shows a picture of a slightly-drunk bottle of this product with a filled glass of this stuff on the right and an original silver sugar urn that was designed and hand turned by Paul Revere in about 1795 on the left. For this whiskey they say that "The superb taste and distinctive gentle character of Antique Bourbon are unmistakable proof of its classic authenticity. Lesser bourbons don't compare. Only bourbons of the finest quality deserves the Antique label. Try Antique - acknowledged by experts everywhere to be an authentic masterpieceof Kentucky straight bourbons".
November 3, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Liquor 1000

Antique
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The ad has a photo of a bottle standing next to the gift box that is supplied. The ad headline calls it "The gift that radiates remembrance". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges ot the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 15, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Liquor 388

Antique
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The ad has a vague background with a bottle of Antique Bourbon standing alone. The ad headline introduces "A little known brand named Antique Bourbon". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 8, 1962
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Liquor 414

Austin, Nichols & Co.
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Wild Turkey Straight Bourbon. The ad has a painting of a field with trees scattered in the background and a Wild Turkey flying under the headline that states "The Responsibility of Being the Best". The text talks about "There is always one best" and continues on with talking about the pride of being the best and the extra effort it requires to stay in that position. Nowhere in the ad does it claims that this product is No. 1, we are just left to assume.
November 1962
Holiday
1
$7.50
View Liquor 834