eList #50 - Collection of 25 Canadian transit advertising banners, 1950s-1980s

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All approx. 10.5” x 21”
$1,250 for the lot

“Relief you can chew. For sore throat, smoker’s throat, headache muscular aches and pains.” “Sept 25/68 Toronto” written on rear in ink. Rubbed, very good. 

“Birks Diamonds have the look.” Date stamped 1983. Faint rubbing, near fine. 

Cancer Fundraising/Bank of Montreal.
Fight CANCER, Give Now! Space donated by Bank of Montreal. (195-?) Small closed tear, else fine. 

Chick’N Nest Bar-B.Q.
“Don’t turn on that hot stove!... Call RU.1-5281. Order a complete dinner of golden brown barbequed chicken or spareribs, crisp chef’s salad, french fries… and ice cream. Free delivery, piping hot, to your door.

Chick’N Nest Bar-B.Q.
1008 Eglinton Ave. West. “(195-?) “SAMPLE” stamped on rear. Bottom left corner chipped, light wear to extremities, near fine. 

Corticelli Sweaters.
“That luxury look and feel in popular-priced sweaters. Throughout the Canadian fashion story the ‘thread’ is Corticelli. Made in Canada.” Date stamped “Sep 11 1959”, additional “Toronto” stamp. Chipping, approx. 2”x6” dampstain to upper left corner, very good. 

Crittall Metal Windows.
“No matter how you look at it!.. Inside-Out or Outside-In You’ll see everything you like in… Crittall Metal Windows. Supplied by North Wester Supply Co. Ltd. 2636 East Hastings Street…” Date stamped “Mar 1955” with additional “Vancouver, B.C.” stamp. About fine 

Daisy Fresh Bras and Girdles.
“Younger… fresher than springtime!” (195-?) Edgewear, closed tears repaired with archival tape, very good. 

Dominion Corset.
“The New Lelong by Gothic. In your new Lelong you’ll be… Graceful as a Ballerina. It’s the world’s first really comfortable girdle!” (195-?) Faint soiling and edgewear, about near fine. 

Easter Seals.
“Help crippled children by using Easter Seals. 1955.” Date stamped “Mar 1 1955”, additional “Toronto” stamp. Corner chip attached with archival tape, else near fine. 

Easter Seals.
“Use Easter Seals. Help Crippled Children. 1959.” Double banner ad. Date stamped “Mar 3 1959”, with additional “SAMPLE” stamp. About fine. 

Eno Sparkling Antacid ‘Fruit Salt’.
“A Healthy, Happy Family. Relieves Stomach Upset.” Rubbed, closed tear repaired with archival tape, very good. 

Household Finance.
“He’s making a $1,000 phone call. AND SO CAN YOU. Get $50 to $1,000 to consolidate old bills, for repairs, or for any worthwhile purpose. Loans made promptly, on sensible terms without endorsers..” [ON REVERSE]: Household Finance. “When a loan is necessary Household Finance offers these 4 benefits… -$40 to $100 promptly on your promise to repay -Loans for shopping, bills, fuel, any worthwhile purpose – Simple requirements -Friendly, dependable money help.” (195-?) About fine.

“Nice to be near? Listerine… it’s best to be sure.” [ON REVERSE]: Imperial Bank. “Don’t dream about a sun-filled vacation… make sure of it by saving now at IMPERIAL ‘the bank that service built’”. (195-?) Soiling, dampstaining, three holes punched across one of the long edges, good only. 

Peoples Jewellers.
“Diamonds on Ice. Peoples Jewellers. The Diamond People. (197-?) Rubbed, some creasing, very good. 

Red Feather/Bank of Montreal.
“Give… enough! For All Red Feather Services of Welfare Federation. Bank of Montreal Canada’s First Bank… Working with Canadians in every walk of life since 1817.” (195?) Light edgewear, about fine. 

Red Feather/Bank of Montreal.
“For Our Town… For Our Neighbours. Give the united way… through your Red Feather canvasser. Published in the public interest by Bank of Montreal.” (196-?) Corners chipped, edgewear, repaired with archival tape, very good. 

Ruth Frocks.
“The Bridal Salon. The wedding of your dreams will be realized when it is co-ordinated by Ruth Frocks. Free consultation, call our Bridal counsellor and make and appointment, LE 3-3486 Ruth Frocks 1637 Queen Street West at Sunnyside. The finest fashion for every occasion.” Date stamped “Jun 29 1959”. Minor creasing, an about fine copy of an attractive ad. 

Sarong Bras and Girdles.
“The freedom you need… the figure you want.” Date stamped “Aug 22 1959”. “SAMPLE” stamped on rear. Corners worn, 1”x5” dampstain to upper left corner, still about near fine. 

“On your feet a lot? Wear the sheer, all-nylon stocking that eases leg fatigue without using rubber! 4.95 a pair.” Date stamped “Jul 31 1959”. “Sample file sort” written on rear. Fading to extremities, otherwise near fine. 

Sutton Stick Deodorant.
“To stop perspiration odour make certain with Sutton Stick Deodorant. Not greasy… safe for fabrics… protects longer. 79₵” (195-?) Near fine. 

Vancouver Sun $10,000 Travel Accident Policy.
“It’s worth your while to know about The Vancouver Sun’s New $10,000 Travel Accident Policy For Men, Women and Children for only $1 per year, registrations ages 16 to 60. No -Examination -Red Tape -Strings. Every member of every Sun Subscriber family is eligible. 6 to 75 years.” With a pad of 25 application leaflets affixed. (195-?) “Vancouver, B.C.” stamp on rear. Soiling, corners chipped, very good. 

The Wilson Stationery Company.
“Now Have Two Stores to Serve You Better… 830 West Pender and 522 West Hastings with Office Stationery, Printing, Furniture, Safes, “Ditto” Systems, Elliott Addressing Machines, Acme Visible Systems: ‘Plus’ Adding and Calculating Machines.” Date stamped “Jan 1955”, additional “Vancouver, B.C.” stamp. About fine. 

The Wilson Stationery Company Limited.
“Send… Easter Cards. For Wife, Husband, Sweetheart, And All Members of the Family by Hollywood – Carlton Coutts – Rustcraft. 2 Stores to Serve You 830 West Pender, 522 West Hastings.” Date stamped “Mar 1955”, additional “Vancouver, B.C.” stamp. Darkening to extremities, closed tear repaired with archival tape, about near fine. 

Wilson’s Dry Ginger Ale.
“Entertaining? Always ask for Wilson’s.” (195-?) “December – January” written in ink on front, creased down the middle, very good.  Wilson’s Dry Ginger Ale. “For sparkling refreshment… always ask for Wilson’s” (195-?) “April-May” written in ink on front, two additional lines of writing crossed out, creased down the middle, very good.

All approx. 10.5” x 21”
$1,250 for the lot