Advertising

We are lucky to have a variety of advertising materials for this series thanks to the research of Bob Thomas and Mick McNeill who have provided the following scans. These article/adverts, from a variety of British newspapers*, are a great piece of social history and demonstrate the huge difference in the way that smoking is regarded nowadays to how it was back in the 1920s: “Cool and sweet in smoking”!

And, there’s even a Huddersfield Town specific one in there. Bliss … 😉

Feel free to comment if you wish.


27th November 1920

1 Pinnace 27111920


20th December 1920

2 Pinnace 20121920


January 1921 – there are slight differences between the first two adverts

5 Pinnace 11011921Jan 1921 advert

Jan 1921a advert


21st January 1921

6 Pinnace 21011921


February 1921

Feb 1921 advert


March 1921

March 1921 advert


14th March 1921

3 Pinnace 14031921


28th March 1921

4 Pinnace 28031921


8th March 1922

7 Pinnace 08031922


25th March 1922

8 Pinnace 25031922 Huddersfield


May 1922

May 1922 advert


September 1922

Sept 1922a advert


January 1923

January 1923 advert


11th January 1923

9 Pinnace 11011923 List


16th February 1923

11 Pinnace 16021923 Album


And finally, here is a bizarre court case from September 1922 centred upon the PINNACE footballer cards.

Sept 1922 advert

*Images are (c) British Newspaper Archive

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3 Responses to Advertising

  1. Chris Lee says:

    Thanks for posting those Roger, they are fantastic, not seen any before. And cheers Bob [and Mick] for finding them, great stuff.

  2. Pingback: More advertising material discovered | Pinnace Cards

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