Philip Morris 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.


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Three color 7 3/4" x 5 1/2" ad with a picture of Johnnie acting like Santa Claus and preparing to climb down a chimney while carrying a bag full of gifts. The ad has him saying "Merry Christmas and Happy Smoking"
January 1939
Redbook
0
$8.50
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Three color 5" x 12" ad with a Christmas theme. This ad has a drawing of the Philip Morris Boy at a typewriter with Santa Claus standing behind him. The ad headline says "Call for Philip Morris - and Happy Holidays". This ad is taller than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 18, 1939
Life magazine
1
$8.50
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Three color 5 1/4" x 13 1/2" ad for the cigarette that will NOT Irritate your throat. Over a picture of an opened pack is the promise "Inhaling needn't worry your throat" and the text claims that Philip Morris was compared with four innamed brands and was found to be one-third as irritating as they were and it lasted five times longer. The ad claims that this cigarette has "Real Protection added to Finer Pleasure".Bellboy Little Johnny is shown in the picture and he seems to giving his opinion to the man who gave him his latest tip.
October 26, 1942
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Three color 4 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad that states the irrefutable information that "Medical Authorities Know Philip Morris Proved less irritating to the smoker's ose and throat". A proud :Johnnie" is smiling like a fool as he stands under the text that claims that everyone who smoked and had a problem with irritation of nose or throat, sue to smoking, got better when they changed to Philip Morris.
September 1943
Good Housekeeping
1
$8.00
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Three color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad with a wartime theme. The ad has a drawing that shows Johnny with his cap off and leaning through a Christmas wreath. He has one hand to his mouth as he shouts out "Here's hoping for a Victorious Christmas next year!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 13, 1943
Life magazine
0
$8.00
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Three color 5" x 12" ad with the little Bellboy smiling as he holds a package of Philip Morris cigarettes. The ad headline assures us that "Eminent Doctors Proved Philip Morris far less irritating to the nose and throat!". The text states that "We claim no curative powers for Philip Morris - but that evidence proves them less irritating to the nose and throat". This ad is taller than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 13, 1944
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Three color 4 3/4" x 10" ad with a small picture of Johnny making his call. There is a good, close-up picture of one of their old cigarette packs and a headline that claims "No curative power is claimed for Philip Morris, but An Ounce Of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure!"
February 1946
Farm Journal
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$8.00
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Three color 5" x 14" ad for their cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a pack of these cigarettes and the headline "Always Clean, Fresh, Pure...and the flavor's all yours because Philip Morris tobaccos are Pasteurized". This ad is taller than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 28, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad that shows another person finding out why Philip Morris "is so much better to smoke". The picture shows Johnny walking a tightrope while holding a large pack of Philip Morris English Blend. The banner says "Johnny on the Spot" and we see the Ringmaster and a Clown along with the dancing elephants and the entire crowd watching Johnny performing. The text says that the Ringmaster had asked why Philip Morris is so much better to smoke. Johnny came back with an explanation about it being scientifically proven that Philip Morris is "far less irritating to the nose and throat". This, somehow, gives smokers of Philip Morris what smokers of other cigarettes only hope to get..."better taste, finer flavor, perfect smoking pleasure".
June 30, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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"Johnny on the spot. The ringmaster finds out why Philip Morris is so much better to smoke" August 25, 1947
Life magazine
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Full color 10" x 13" ad shows Johnny gesturing toward an airplane pilot as he explains why Philip Morris is so much better to smoke. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. September 8, 1947
Life magazine
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Three color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has a photo of a woman exhaling smoke from her nostrils as she holds a Philip Morris cigarette in her left hand. The ad headline encourages you to "Believe in yourself!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be vislbie in the scanned view.
May 21, 1951
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Black and white 10" x 13 1/2" ad with both Lucille Ball and her husband, Desi Arnaz. The headline states "Smart young Americans are changing to Philip Morris - Why Don't You" then has Lucy saying "Smoke for pleasure today while Desi chimes in "No cigarette hangover tomorrow!". The text talks about Philip Morris being made different than other cigarettes and claims "...more smokers have switched to Philip Morris, in the past 5 years, than to all other leading brands combined!".
October 13, 1952
Life magazine
1
$9.00
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Black and white 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their King Size Filter Cigarettes. There is a picture of the little bellboy shouting out "Here it it! Philip Morris King-Size" and the caption continues by saying it is "the only leading King-Size cigarette made an exclusively different way to avoid the main cause of irritation!". The ad has a picture that shows packs of the King-Size and the Regular cigarettes and the claim is made that "In case after case, coughs due to smoking disappear...parched throat clears up...that stale, 'smoked-out' feeling vanishes".
March 14, 1953
Saturday Evening Post
1
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their King Size Cigarettes with actress Lucille Ball. The ad has a drawing of her in front of a huge pack of the cigarettes and next to the warning to "Be Wise about King Size". The ad challenges you to ask yourself if, with your present cigarette, you have clean, fresh taste after smoking or full enjoyment of food or freedom from cigarette cough or mouth and throat comfort or if you get all day smoking enjoyment. If not, they claim, you should switch to Philip Morris. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 5, 1953
Life magazine
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Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for the Scientific Discovery that is built into both the King-Size and Regular cigarettes made and sold by Philip Morris. There is a picture of an attractive lady with red hair staring intently into the camera while she holds a Phillip Morris in her gloved hand as the man behind her anxiously brings his lighter to her. The headline asserts that "No other cigarette gives you this assurance...this smoking pleasure" and the text continues by mentioning Di-GL which it claims "protects you from certain harsh irritants found in every other leading cigarette". The footnote at the bottom of the ad says that Di-GL has always been used by Philip Morris.
February 22, 1954
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad shows a stylish lady opening a new pack of Philip Morris cigarettes. The ad headline introduces the "New Philip Morris 'Snap-Open' Pack opens in a jiffy...closes tight to keep flavor in!". 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, 1954
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that lets the public know that Philip Morris is coming out with a new, modern package for their cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a lady looking at the reader while she removes her red dress. The ad headline whispers "Pardon us while we change our dress". The ad shows both the old and the new package and warns that "You'll see both those packages for a while...until the change-over is complete". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 17, 1955
Life magazine
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October 1955
Ladies Home Journal
1
$8.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad that calls our attention to their New Cigarette that now comes to you in a New Package. There is a drawing of, what I assume is, a couple preparing for Christmas with the wife wrapping presents and the husband being a pleasant pest. The lady is laughing as her husband kneels behind her while she tries to wrap a Christmas carton of Philip Morris. He seems to be cautiously looking over her shoulder as he places his hand on one of her hands, unfortunately not the one that holds the open scissors. The ad calls this product "Gentle for Modern Taste" and offers it in King Size or Regular...In the Snap-Open Pack.
December 26, 1955
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Full color 10" x 13" ad showing a soft drawing of a well-dressed couple at a table with her enjoying a cigarette. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. January 16, 1956
Life magazine
1 $7.50 View Philip Morris 2
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their New cigarettes. There is a picture of a lady with red-hair leading against a wall while a man with his suit-coat slung over his shoulder presses his forehead against hers as he holds a pack of Philip Morris in his left hand. The headline, speaking of the scene and the taste of the cigarette, reminds us that "Gentleness means so much". 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
$7.50
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Full color 10" x 13" ad for their King Size Commander cigarette. There is a picture of a balance scale with a single pack of Philip Morris Commander on the one side and a large heaping pile of loose, rich tobacco on the other side. The headline urges you to "Get the rich, clear taste only vacuum-cleaned tobacco gives you" and the text explains that this cigarette is "made by a new process that vacuum-cleans every strand of tobacco". It goes on to explain the reason this process is beneficial to the smoker.
June 5, 1962
Look magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their King-Size Commander cigarettes. The ad has a picture of an opened pack lying on a table next to a round container of cigarettes and a larger container of loose tobacco. The ad headline asks "Have you enjoyed the full, rich taste of vacuum-cleaned tobacco?" 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
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Full color 10" x 13" ad for their Full King-Size Commander Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a single mast sailboat with filled sails and moving on a peaceful body of water. The ad headline says "Have a Commander...welcome aboard" and the ad talks about their Full King-Size with "Vacuum-cleaned tobacco to smoke cool, burn slow, taste noticeably richer.
August 3 &
August 28, 1962
Look magazine
2
$7.50
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Black and white 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad that discusses the Filter that makes this cigarette worth choosing to smoke. Over a picture of an opened pack of this cigarette is a headline with the words "This is America's great new charcoal filter cigarette...with the name you can trust for flavor: Philip Morris Multifilter".The text offers the information about it containing Charcoal made from coconut shell and containing Charcoal granules in extra long filter. It shows the White outer filter which is behind the charcoal filter and mentions the Soft Plastic Sports Pack which somehow "delivers full flavor as no paper pack can".
June 5, 1964
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their New Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a photo of a smiling lady who is holding a lit cigarette as she sits in a thoughtful pose with her chin resting in the hand that is holding the cigarette. The ad headline has her voicing her opinion by saying "By Jiminy! I like 'em!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 11, 1965
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 10" x 13" ad for their New Menthol Filter cigarette. The ad headline promises "One free pack says you won't go back to your old menthol brand!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 21, 1966
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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