Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Vintage Life Hacks.

Around the turn of the last century tobacco manufacturers began including collectible cards in their packages. Gallaher’s Cigarettes printed a special series of 100 cards that included useful and helpful tips for everyday situations and problems. Some are still useful today while others are obsolete. Here are a few examples:

HOW TO MAKE CORKS FIT


HOW TO SEPARATE GLASS TUMBLERS



HOW TO STOP A RUNAWAY HORSE

The entire 100 card collection is part of the New York Public Library’s George Arents Collection and was recently digitized.

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