Salem Cigarette 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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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Menthol Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture showing an attractive woman in a pink dress sitting on the edge of a picturesque lagoon smoking her Salem as a swan floats slowly by. The headline introduces "A new idea in smoking...Salem refreshes your taste". This cigarette will offer you Menthol Fresh, Rich Tobacco Taste with the Most Modern Filter. Among the claims made in the text is the familiar "You get Springtime freshness in every puff!"
April 22, 1957
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 32

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a photo of a couple standing together in a quiet forest. The ad headline claims that "Salem refreshes your taste - 'air-softens' every puff" and the text claims "menthol fresh", "rich tobacco taste" with a "modern filter, too" and claims that "A Salem breathes 'Springtime'". It continues by using unique adjectives for the pleasure of smoking a Salem and mentions the "special High Porosity paper" which is able to "'air-soften' every puff".
June 11, 1960
Saturday Evening Post
2
$7.50
View Salem 8

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a photo of a couple resting in the woods. The lady, wearing a dress, is sitting on the ground next to a running stream while the man stands next to her and they both enjoy cigarettes. The ad headline claims "Refreshing as Springtime! Salem 'air-softens' every puff". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
July 2, 1960
Saturday Evening Post
0
$7.50
View Salem 13

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Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad for their Menthol-Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a couple standing in a wooded area between two large trees as they quietly talk and enjoy their Salem cigarettes. The ad headline claims that "Salem refreshes your taste - 'air-softens' every puff". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 29, 1961
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January 30, 1962
Look magazine
3
$7.50
View Salem 21

Full color 10" x 12 1/2" ad for their Menthol Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a couple that are loitering at the edge of a stream by a waterfall which is running down a rocky slope. The man is lighting the lady's Salem while the headline claims that "Salem refreshes your taste - 'air-softens' every puff". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 13, 1962
Look magazine
0
$7.50
View Salem 26

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Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for their Menthol-Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a couple sitting on a moss-covered river bank on a Spring day. The man is leaning on the bank with his foot near the water while his lady is kneeling on the bank with her dress spread out about her while she leans on the man's shoulder. The ad headline claims that "Salem refreshes your taste - 'air-softens' every puff". 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, 1962
Look magazine
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August 28, 1962
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 23

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Menthol Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a couple in a peaceful scene at the edge of a lake on a hazy day. As the lady leans against a tree watching, her man is busy lighting a Salem cigarette. There is a black and white dog sitting at the feet of the man and, with the look on the dog's face, I get the feeling the dog thinks the cigarette is for him. Floating through the air is the phrase "Take a puff...it's springtime". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 20, 1962
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 24

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Menthol Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture that shows a very fresh and green scene. A couple has wandered to a spot by a still stream that is surrounded by ferns, trees and straight-growing trees and they are standing there smoking their Salem cigarettes. The ad headline claims there is "Springtime softness in every puff" and that "You'll smoke with a fresh enthusiasm when you discover the cool 'air-softened' taste of Salem". 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
0
$7.50
View Salem 27

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Full color 10" x 13" ad for their Menthol-Fresh Filter Cigarettes. There is a picture of a couple standing on opposite sides of a split-rail fence on a farm sheathed in green. The man is on the same side as a pony and the woman is on the other feeding the horse something from her one hand as the other holds a lit Salem that she, out of consideration, holds away from the horse. The headline claims that "Salem softness freshens your taste with the smoothest flavor in cigarettes today".
March 24, 1964
Look magazine
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$7.50
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Full color 9 3/4" x 13" ad that describes the fact that "Salemsoftness freshens your taste with the smoothest flavor in cigarettes today". We see a casual scene of a lady, who is smoking a Salem, preparing to alight from her stay in a carriage parked in a peaceful field. Her journey down is being helped by a man, also smoking a Salem, who is there to help her. The ad says that by smoking a Salem you will enjoy a "Modern filter plus - rich tobacco taste - smoothed with menthol - softened with fresh air". You are asked to "Step into the wonderful world of Salem and there is an opened, yet full, pack of cigarettes being shown to you.
April 7, 1964
Look magazine
1
$7.50
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Salem 45

Full color 10" x 12 1/2" ad for their Menthol Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a peaceful day on a farm. A couple is standing between a split rail fence and a field of corn and, while the lady is putting a rose in the pocket of a scarecrow, the man is standing by preparing to light a cigarette. He had better be careful because, from what I remember from The Wizard of Oz, scarecrows don't like fire. The ad headline claims that "Salem softness freshens your taste with the smoothest flavor in cigarettes today". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 19, 1964
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 22

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a photo of a group of adults standing at a Bus Stop. They are all smoking cigarettes but one man, the man smoking a Salem, is shown in color while the rest are in black and white. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 5, 1965
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Salem 9

Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a jovial couple walking through the field while the man lights a cigarette for the lady with one hand and holds a shotgun over his shoulder with the other. The ad headline asks you to "Try something different for a change". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 1, 1965
Look magazine
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October 15, 1965
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Salem 2

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Menthol Flavor Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a clear Spring day on a picturesque little river. A couple had donned waders and is standing hip deep in this river holding their fishing rods tight while they share a pack of Salem Cigarettes. The ad headline asks you to "Try something different for a change...Turn to Salem for a taste that's Springtime Fresh". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 18, 1965
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 25

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Menthol Flavor Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a couple that are in a peaceful field with a small herd of cows. The man is checking the condition of a calf as he smokes while she kneels down to watch. The ad headline asks you to "Turn to Salem for a taste that's Springtime Fresh". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 20, 1965
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 20

Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Menthol Filter Cigarettes. There is a picture of a couple out for a walk wilth their Beagle along the side of a lake. They have stopped and the man is working on trying to light a Salem while the lady is smiling as she leans against a tree. The dog is sitting and looking up anxiously at the man leading one to believe that the cigarette might possibly be lighted for the dog. The headline wants you to "Try something different for a change. Turn to Salem for a taste that's Springtime Fresh".
February 4, 1966
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Salem 37

Full color 10" x 13" ad has photos of a couple strolling down a grassy hill carrying a picnic basket. The man is smoking a Salem and he is lighting one up for the lady as they stumble through the tall grass. The ad headline asks you to "Turn to Salem for a taste that's Springtime Fresh" and the text claims that Salem offers Rich Tobacco Taste and Menthol Soft Flavor.
May 6, 1966
& August 19, 1966
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Salem 1

Full color 10" x 13" ad for their Menthol Flavor Filter Cigarettes. There is a peaceful picture of a couple floating on a still lake in a wooden canoe. The lady dangles her fingers in the water as they each take time to enjoy their Salem cigarettes. The headline asks you to try something different for a change.
September 6, 1966
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 28

Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Menthol Flavor Filter Cigarettes. The ad, which graced the pages of magazines drring the warm, sunny month of December, has a peaceful picture of two men sitting in, what looks like, a homemade flat bottomed fishing boat. One man is checking through the assortment of fishing lures while the other holds his rod in his left hand, reaches for a lure with his right and skillfully puffs away on the lit Salem he holds clenched between his lips. The ad asks you to "Try the flavor that's Springtime Fresh" and promises that "Salem refreshes your taste".
December 23, 1966
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 31

Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a cigarette smoking couple standing in the woods above a gentle stream between two old wagon wheels. The ad headline says that "Salem refreshes your taste"". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 28, 1967
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 6

Full color 7 1/2" x 10 3/4" ad for their New Salem Super King. There is a picture, that is bisected vertically by one of these cigarettes showing the "extra length", of a couple relaxing in a very green section of the woods. The headline explains that the purpose of the extra length is that it "Refreshes your taste a few moments longer". The text reminds you of "the famous taste that's springtime fresh" so that you will understand the importance of the extra moments at the end of a cigarette.
October 1967
Playboy
1
$7.50
View Salem 30

Full color 10" x 14" ad that shows a man in an office talking on the phone as he presents his cigarette to the ash tray. The text says "If your last cigarette had that 4 o'clock taste" and below it, in a picture filled with green and the splash of water, is the statement "try the taste that's springtime fresh". There is a couple sitting on top of a boulder that has water running under it and they are each smoking a Salem as they relax in the woods. The text at the bottom of the ad reminds you that "Every time you light up...Salem Refreshes Your Taste".
February 23, 1968
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Salem 42

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Menthol Fresh Filter Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a warmly dressed couple sitting around the morning campfire in front of their tent which has been pitched next to a scenic creek. They are enjoying their coffee and Salem Cigarettes under the headline that promises that "It's only natural". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
January 21, 1972
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Salem 18

Full color 8" x 11" ad that shows a red-haired guy camping as he sits by his morning fire and enjoys his coffee and Salem. The ad headline says that "It's only natural".
March 1972
Cycle magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad that shows two people, one couple, who have been riding bicycles on a spring day and have paused to smoke a Salem and, from what I know, the man has propositioned the woman. The ad has a headline at the top that reminds us that "Salem refreshes naturally!" and, at the bottom right side of the ad. is a white rectangular box that starts off with the words "Natural Menthol is why". The box continues with the promise that "Salem uses only natural menthol" and continues with promises concerning their natural menthol.
August 1972
Playboy
1
$7.50
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Salem 44

Full color 8" x 11" ad for their Menthol Blend of cigarettes. Under the headline, "Salem refreshes naturally!", is a picture of a man who has ridden his dirt bike into a stream and is kicking the water as he smokes a Salem with his left hand and holds a helmet and a ball with his other. The text talks about Salem using natural menthol as well as natural tobaccos to get the taste that is not harsh or hot.
March 1973
Playboy
1
$7.50
View Salem 34

Full color 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad for their Menthol Regular and Premium Length Cigarettes. The ad has a picture of a man who is carrying a lady who is holding a cigarette on his back through waist deep water. Unfortunately either the water was deeper earlier or the lady is heavier than he thought because they are both soaking wet. The ad headline promises that "Salem refreshes naturally".
January 1974
Cycle magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad that shows a red haired man wading through an armpit deep river as he holds his clothes, and his Salem cigarettes, over his head. The ad headline just says "Salem refreshes naturally".
May 1974
Cycle
0
$7.50
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Full color 10 3/4" x 8" ad for their Menthol Cigarettes. This ad shows two young men with long hair typical of the Seventies preparing to launch a canoe on a river. We are reminded that "Salem refreshes naturally" because it uses Naturally grown menthol giving Rich tobacco taste with No harsh, hot taste.
November 1974
Cycle magazine
1
$7.50
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Salem 36

Full color 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" ad that asks the question, "How come I enjoy smoking and you don't". There is a man sitting on the grass holding a pack of Salem in his hand and looking at the reader. This man has gray hair, a green shirt unbuttoned and brown pants. The ad text says that "It's got to be my cigarette. Salem gives me great taste. And enough fresh menthol to keep things interesting".
April 1977
Field & Stream
1
$7.50
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Salem 43

Full color 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" ad for their Light Cigarettes. The ad uses their "neon-light" drawing style with an outline of the United States and the phrase "The Preferred Taste". The ad also shows a pack of their Regular Lights and their Light 100's.
October 1978
Playboy
0
$7.50
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Full color 7" x 10" ad has a photo of a man with a bushy mustache standing on the grass at the edge of a small lake that is within view of some rugged snow-covered mountains. The ad headline challenges you to "Enjoy the taste of country fresh Salem"
October 1979
Playboy
1
$7.50
View Salem 11

Full color 9 1/4" x 12" ad for their Salem Lights. The ad has a dark background and a series of green neon lights spelling out "Taste Salem Lights over blue lights that outline a couple smoking cigarettes. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 1979
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 14

Full color 7" x 10 1/4" ad for the Country Fresh taste of their cigarettes. There is a picture of a man standing next to a very still pond smoking a Salem while scattered pine trees fill the field on the way to the snow-covered mountain in the background. The text describes Satisfaction as being "Light mountain breezes. Clear, rippling waters. And country fresh Salem menthol".
April 1980
Playboy
1
$7.50
View Salem 35

Full color 7 3/4" x 10 1/2" ad for their Salem and Salem Lights cigarettes. The ad has a photo of the end of a beach volleyball game where a lady holding the ball is being lifted up by two men. The ad headline says "You've got what it takes. Salem Spirit".
June 1983
Penthouse
1
$7.50
View Salem 16

Full color 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad has a photo of two couples who have been riding their bicycles through the park. They have stopped to take a break and while one couple smokes a cigarette the other indulge in a kiss. The ad headline says "You've got what it takes. Salem Spirit."
November 1983
Playboy
1
$7.50
View Salem 10

Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has a photo of three couples who are sharing a hammock and laughs as they end up playing 52-pickup with a deck of cards. The ad headline describes them by saying "You've got what it takes. Salem Spirit." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 1984
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Salem 12

Full color 7 3/4" x 10 1/2" ad shows a group of young adults playing football in the snow. There is a young man carrying the ball and three ladies who are supposed to be trying tackle him.
February 1985
Penthouse
1
$7.50
View Salem 7

Full color 8" x 11" ad that shows five young adults in bathing suits and carrying various floatation devices coming in from the ocean. The ad headline says "You've got what it takes. Salem Spirit".
June 1985
Playboy
1
$7.50
View Salem 5

Full color 7 3/4" x 10 1/2" ad that illustrates some of the fun-loving aspects of their Menthol Fresh Salem and Salem Light cigarettes. The picture shows three couples enjoying a summer day at the beach with a giant beach ball and their Salem cigarettes. The three men are standing waist-deep in the water while the three girls are on their shoulders trying to control the red, white and blue ball. The headline says "You've got what it takes. Salem Spirit" and urges you to "Share the spirit. Share the refreshment."
August 25, 1986
Sports Illustrated
1
$7.50
View Salem 33

Full color 9 1/4" x 11 1/2" ad with a picture of a young man reading a magazine. He is staring at a page that shows a pool of water with the bottom painted with the Salem logo and as he stares a woman is splashing into the water. The ad headline calls it "The Refreshest". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 1, 1989
Rolling Stone
1
$7.50
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