From 1904. Maybe this is why Chanel No. 5 caught on so quickly, it was much easier than rattling off 4711. "Oh I'm wearing 4711". Sounds like a train engine number.
From 1948. I couldn't find any info on this foundation. I did, however, learn that the building was demolished in 1981. It was 15 stories tall with many offices and is now the site of a bank. Does anyone remember kids in school who had to wear a patch over an eye? That wasn't for cross eyes tho, that was for a lazy eye. I haven't seen a child have to do that in years. Also, while searching my memory banks, I don't even recall seeing a kid in school with cross eyes.
I don't even think saying "this didn't age well" applies, cuz why would they think such an ad was appropriate in the first place?? I mean, if you read it, okay, the text they're trying to convey is solid sense, but the items that could be used in 'death' on display?? That's the WTF part!