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Advertising in The National Geographic (Magazine)


Advertising in The National Geographic (Magazine)


A place to discuss and post classic and modern Ads on any product or service found in The National Geographic Magazine, and welcome...


Fellow 'Corner member Philip Riviere suggested that there be an Ads (advertising) Group. As many collector's and others know, the vintage ads found in National Geographic Magazine over the years are classic, and truly a time capsule of days gone by.

It it noteworthy that there is an entire breed of enthusiasts-collectors (often non-Nat Geo 'o-philes) who revere, obtain, and collate NGM ads as a stand-alone hobby. They will buy or take NGM's simply to remove the ads for their general collections of myriad advertising materials.

Especially nostalgic for many --akin to a Norman Rockwell type of sentiment-- are the old Coca-Cola ads, and also in particular the automobile ads for Ford, Packard, GM, Chrysler, etc.


        ~ Scott S.

** I'm wondering if this group will also need to be inclusive of advertising topics in general, as pertains to the Society at-large, the Channel(s), as well as more contemporary marketing aspects. **

Members: 4
Latest Activity: Jan 4

Discussion Forum

Back Cover Advertisements 1 Reply

I just thought I'd make a place to post Back Covers with their various advertisements.January 1915…Continue

Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Jan 1, 2017.

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What is…Continue

Started by Philip Riviere. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Jan 30, 2016.

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