Vintage Ad #103 - Darling Pet Monkeys Remove Unwanted Hair Forever

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    The monkey hasn't aged much, nor was he worth any more nearly two years after his appearance in Strange Tales. A hairy creature seems at odds with the beauty products on the rest of the page.

    Source: Real Story, February 1969

    olga-saglo, pepe_king_prawn, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. stonyherr 102 months ago | reply

      I think my father actually ordered one of those monkeys out of the back of a comic book when he was a kid. I used to read his old comic books when I was a kid and see the ads.

    2. skipgoforth 102 months ago | reply

      Small pet monkey ads were seen often in comic books and pulp magazines back then.

    3. jbcurio 102 months ago | reply

      Did this get posted somewhere? (Sudden jump to 2,000 views has me curious...not that I'm complaining...)

    4. leko2k 102 months ago | reply

      metafilter linked this pic about 8 hours ago

    5. jbcurio 102 months ago | reply

      Thanks - I'll add that link when I throw this ad onto my main site (where the curious can find the same monkey ad under different circumstances - a comic book from '67)

    6. ptufts 102 months ago | reply

      Can you order both products and wind up with a darling hairless monkey?

    7. jbcurio 102 months ago | reply

      I'm sure some enterprising youngster tried it.

    8. 1773★ 97 months ago | reply

      cant get over the monkey...!

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