An advertisment from the March 1954 issue of Popular Science. Clip courtesy of Modern Mechanix blog.
I go for a TALL man
Wishing wonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t make you TALLER . .. but Ã¢â‚¬Å“ELEVATORSÃ¢â‚¬Â will! In these wonderful height-increasing shoes you grow almost 2 inches the instant you put them on.
The Original and Genuine ELEVATORS*
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Your Personal PedestalÃ¢â‚¬Â
*Trade Mark of Stone-Tarlow Co., Inc.
Don’t we all, darling? Don’t we all?
And apparently the ad creators mean 2 inches when they say 2 inches, not the “That’s 5 inches, little lady” 2 inches that some of you men out there lie and use…
[tags]Modern Mechanix, Ancient ads, I go for a tall man.[/tags]