Vintage Ads From Gambit's First 30 Years



Page through back issues of Gambit and you'll see, after sifting through a few decades'-worth of pages, that the advertisements reflect the times just as much as the editorial content. Here's a round-up of what gadgets we coveted, where we shopped, what we wore and how much we paid for the privilege. Read it and laugh — or cringe — and remember that he who forgets the ill-advised purchases of the past is doomed to repeat them.

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