Kleenex Paper 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 ad listed first.

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Black and white 5 1/4" x 13" ad that encourages readers to tell their story about how Kleenex saved their day. It starts with a story from a lady called "I had Spring Fervor!", continues with one by a man about their size called "Man-sized Kleenex", followed by "Boy! Did I get an Eyeful!", "Squaw Squawks" and ending with "Eggs mark the Spot!". The ad tells the readers that they will give a prize of $5.00 for each reader story that is published.
September 23, 1940
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 11

Three color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Tissues with Little Lulu. The ad has several cartoons showing the tissue being demonstrated by this cartoon character of the past and the headline assures us that "Only Kleenex is 'just like' Kleenex". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 13, 1949
Life magazine
0
$8.00
View Kleenex 3

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Black and white 4 3/4" x 6" ad for their tissues with Little Lulu. The ad has a picture of Little Lulu standing by a fence watching a crowd of people passing through a turnstile. The ad headline says they are coming through "Just one at a time - like Kleenex" and the ad text explains the benefits of having a Pop-Up Box.
July 1950
McCall's
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 4

Three color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Tissues. This ad has "Timely Tips by Little Lulu" which, for the most part, are somewhat unusual. These problems include To save your hands from oven burns use, How to keep soap handy in the shower, What should you add to baby's bottle, For that spotless look should you carry, What's a good chewing gum remover and What is better when rinsing a sweater. The bottom of the ad has a drawing of Little Lulu sitting on a stack of Kleenex boxes singing "Get several boxes when you buy-you'll always have a good supply!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1951
Woman's Home Companion
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 10

Black and white 7 1/2" x 5 1/4" ad for their Delsey toilet tissue. The ad has a picture of a large roll of this product and another picture of a lady taking off her make-up at night. She is sitting at her nightstand with a box of Kleenex tissues and the ad headline claims that "Delsey is fine and firm and soft...like Kleenex tissues". There is a smaller picture of a single sheet being cleanly torn from a roll on a toilet paper roller and the headline that promises "Tears clean at a touch!". I wonder what happened to that technology.
April 1954
Woman's Day
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 7

Black and white 7 3/4" x 5 1/4" ad for their Tissues. The ad has a picture of a box that has a tissue protruding from the top as a female hand reaches for it and the headline that calls it "The only tissue that meets you halfway". There are other descriptions used in the ad such as "Soft!, Strong! Pops Up!" and the ad talks about its Serv-a-Tissue box that is the only one that brings the next tissue up for you to grab.
April 1954
Woman's Day
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 5

Black and white 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" ad for their Delsey Toilet Tissues. The ad has a picture of a female hand holding up a packaged roll of this product under the headline that proclaims that "Now new Delsey toilet tissue comes in you favorite bath towel colors - pink, yellow, green and blue as well as white". There is also a picture of a lady taking off her make-up at night with a box of Kleenex in front of her and the headline that says this toilet tissue is "Fine and firm and soft like Kleenex tissues.
May 1954
Woman's Day
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 6

Black and white 7 3/4" x 5 1/2" ad for their Tissues. This ad, like others, has a picture of a female hand reaching for a tissue that has popped out of the box and the headline calls it "The only tissue that meets you halfway". This ad also has a picture of Little Lulu holding up a book and saying "Extra! Extra! New Golden Book - just off the press! Read about Little Lulu and her magic tricks - only 25 cents at your favorite store. Hurry, get yours today!".
May 1954
Woman's Day
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 8

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Tissues with cartoon character Little Lulu. The ad shows a parade of the Kleenex products that is being led by Little Lulu who is beating her drum. The ad headline assures us that "There's a handy Kleenex package for every tissue need!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 19, 1955
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Kleenex 1

Three color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the New Kleenex Economy Pack with cartoon character Little Lulu. The ad shows the lady of the house trying to clean up a spill in the kitchen with tissues that are not coming out of the box as advertised. Little Lulu comes to the rescue with Kleenex and everyone is happy. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 20, 1956
Life magazine
1
$7.00
View Kleenex 2

Three color 10" x 14" ad for the Kleenex Pocket Pack. The ad has a cartoon of Little Lulu walking through a department store when a lady sneezes in front of the pompous manager. Little Lulu rushes to the rescue and offers a Kleenex from the Pocket Pack that she is carrying with her. The ad mentions these come in a Bargain Bundle which has eight of the packs together. 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, 1956
Life magazine
1
$7.00
View Kleenex 9