Vintage Ads: “The Day She Flew The Coupe” – What A Difference A Year Or Two Made Back Then

(first posted 12/13/2012)   What a difference a year or two makes. It’s not easy explaining the sixties if one didn’t live through them, except to perhaps suggest that each year felt more like a decade, in terms of the rate of change. One can literally date ads from back them by the year. Like this one; it just reeks of 1966: Sexy, individualistic, embracing impulsiveness, op-art clothing. No, a year two before, one wouldn’t have seen this girl standing in a mountain creek eating a peach. Let’s turn the clock back to 1964: