Tag Archives: cigarettes

  • Lucky Strike Spy Camera: 1 of 2 in the World Going to Auction

    Lucky Strike Spy Camera: 1 of 2 in the World Going to Auction

    Back in the late 40s/early 50s, the United States Signal Corps commissioned the Quavas Corporation to build an espionage gadget right off of James Bond or Maxwell Smart’s playbook: A Lucky Strike Spy Camera. The prototypes weren’t up to snuff and the contract ended up going to another company, but now one of the two […]

  • 50 Hilarious Vintage Cigarette Ads

    50 Hilarious Vintage Cigarette Ads

    Everyone knows the dangers of smoking these days—even those who still light up. But this didn’t used to be the case. Back in the day, it was thought that cigarettes gave you a cough, leave you with some throat irritation, make you smell bad, and stained your teeth; people didn’t know about the whole lung […]