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Vintage print Ads from late 70s and 80s


The Vintage Indian print Ads in this series are from the book:
Advertising Management: Concepts and Cases
by Manendra Mohan
Published by Tata McGraw-Hill, 1989
and from
Brand Positioning: Strategies for competitive Advantage by Subroto Sengupta (Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing, 1994)


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Most of the ads in this book are from late 1970s to the 80s. The ads were published in various magazines and newspapers like Stardust, Readers digest, The Illustrated Weekly of India etc.

Here is the list of Ads (click to go to the individual page)
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8 comments:

  1. luved these series!!! thanks so much..

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  2. i love the vintage indian print! amazing collage.

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  3. Hey do you have a collection of print ads from the 1970s to till date ...I am doing a study on the changing role of woman in Indian advertisements and hence require the same... Any help would be great help ...
    Thanks

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  4. Anita,
    you can find my collection under the category 'Vintage Indian Ads'. There are ads from 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s (under the label ' Ads from 90s n Y2K') Browse around and feel free to use them. Thanks to a friend i have even managed to find some ads from late 40s and early 50s. will try to post them sometime soon.

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  5. Hi Sir,

    I was looking for vintage advertisements of Amitabh Bachchan.

    Can You help me with the same?

    Regards,
    Amit Shukla

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  6. I am not sure if Amitabh Bachchan did many ads in his younger days. I haven't seen any that I can recall. He did product promotion in films and did feature in comic but I am not so sure about ads.

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