4 Interesting Watch Ads From the WW2 Era (Part 1)

4 Interesting Watch Ads From the WW2 Era (Part 1)

I was recently visiting a friend and noticed some old magazines sitting on the table. They were Esquire magazines from 1941 and 1942, which he told me he'd found at the local thrift store. Due to the dates of publication, naturally much of the theme had to do with World War 2. This included a

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I was recently visiting a friend and noticed some old magazines sitting on the table. They were Esquire magazines from 1941 and 1942, which he told me he’d found at the local thrift store. Due to the dates of publication, naturally much of the theme had to do with World War 2. This included a decent amount of really interesting watch ads that I wanted to preserve and share.

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Great post.

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Really interesting! Thank you for sharing 😊

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Love your blog!

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HotWatchChick69

Love your blog!

Thank you! I truly appreciate the positive feedback.

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Aurelian

Great post.

Thanks!

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Deeperblue

Really interesting! Thank you for sharing 😊

Thank you for reading!

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Very cool. I was really surprised to see that square case Rolex - I never knew they made a watch in that shape.

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tempus

Very cool. I was really surprised to see that square case Rolex - I never knew they made a watch in that shape.

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It must have been a popular style for the time. Here's another ad from 1946 I believe.

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Great blog! How funny, I've been flipping through my newly acquired collection of around 900 National Geographic magazines (1920s to 2000s) looking for vintage watch ads. AND I just posted about Moeris, which I see you wrote about in your blog. 🍻