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ADONIS & MARCONI OSRAM VALVES 1925

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ADONIS & MARCONI OSRAM VALVES 1925

Do you think this advert from 1925 is good? - I know my American friend Pamz will just LOVE THIS for Adonis is her nickname for ME! As we all know, Adonis is the perfect man, with a flawless physique, heart of gold and mind of steel, who makes hearts patter and gives girls butterflies in their stomachs with his presence. Hmmm, sounds like me but no references to toothpaste or dental floss!!!!!!!!!!! In Greek myth, Adonis was the son of Myrrha who was turned into a myrrh tree for incestuousness and gave birth to Adonis whilst in the form of a tree.  Adonis grew into an astonishingly handsome...

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VERRRRRRY NICE! A HOT AMERICAN BEAUTY

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VERRRRRRY NICE!  A HOT AMERICAN BEAUTY

Really....... Well whatever did you expect????   Obviously it wasn't the soldering iron shown here in a 1957 advert - I'll bet this little number outsold a staid Solon - Henley, or Adcola at a ratio of 100:1 For those of you who were expecting a nice expose (in more ways than one) on Mena Suvari or some other American sweetie, I am sorry to disappoint you. For those of you that do not understand the above reference, it relates to American Beauty, the 1999 American film, directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball in which Kevin Spacey stars as Lester Burnham,...

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