1968 C & P Telephone Company of Virginia Yellow Pages Directory for NORFOLK - PORTSMOUTH - CHESAPEAKE - VIRGINIA BEACH.
I've been letting my fingers do the walking lately through my collection of vintage Yellow Pages. I'm fascinated by the wealth of vintage graphics, from automobiles to washing machines and everything in between. Vintage Yellow Pages' are a small slice of life from the year they were printed. Curious about hairstyles or furnishings? Just glance through the ads and you'll discover a time capsule full of retro information from the year they were printed.
1968 Hair Styles
1968 Furniture and Interior Design
It's amusing the number of comical caricatures that dominate many of the ads in this 1968 directory.....proving that early on companies recognized that humor sells products and services.
Don't you love Buzzy's logo....Buzz Buzzy!
Old Telephone Books are rare. Like most of us today, everyone tossed out last years book to make room for the new directory. Vintage books make great gifts for Graphic Designers, Advertising Consultants and anyone that loves vintage. For a really special gift try finding a book from the year they were born, or their home town.
Sisters team-up to sell and blog about all things vintage. Irene, is an extreme bargain hunter and collector. Jolene is an interior designer that loves decorating with retro items and wears vintage everyday!