Telegram 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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Western Union
Three color 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" ad for ways that using telegrams were able to help businesses be more efficient. The ad has a four-frame set of pictures that show a large grocery chain using telegrams to allow their stores to make the day's orders from the warehouse to enable prompt shipments and to ensure good recordkeeping. There is a little item in the corner that shows "8 profitable ways to use telegrams in business".
April 5, 1948
Time magazine
1
$8.00
View Telegram 1

Western Union
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad with 3 happy Christmas Ideas by Western Union. The ad talks about brightly decorated holiday telegrams, about sending a Gift Money Order by Wire and reminding you that Small Fry love to get Santagrams. The captions under each picture explain in more detail about each type of telegram.
December 19, 1955
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Telegram 2

Western Union
Three color 10" x 14" ad for the Western Union Bunnygrams. The ad has a picture of Lucille Ball sitting on her couch with her TV son reading a Bunnygram that her son has received. The headline has her saying "I love telegrams...especially Bunnygrams" and the text explains that this was an Easter telegram signed by the Easter Bunny.
April 15, 1957
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Lucille Ball / Telegram