Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Washington's Birthday Sale – Feb. 21, 1958
It’s kind of a wacky sales theme, combining the celebration of the birthday of the Father of Our Country with a “We’ve Gone Mad!” theme in which "Madman Muntz" and his TVs seem right at home.
The ad includes a roll call of many other well-remembred Lorain stores, including Louis Cohn, Kresge’s, Kline’s, Cane’s Surplus Store, Penney’s, Wissman’s, and the Style Center.
I like the little pieces of George Washington clip art that are dropped into some of the ads, especially the one of Li’l George blowing out candles on a birthday cake.