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End Of An Era 4

It is not unfair to say quality control went on the back burner in the 1970s but with no follow-ups to the heavyweights Fullarton, Shaw and Howard it was probably a case of beggars can’t be choosers. 187 more words

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Greta

Just to go off at a little tangent I thought I’d spotlight the leggy Greta here. It was claimed she was only 20 but she looks a tad older to me. 285 more words

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End Of An Era 3

I was taken to task for making a somewhat dismissive remark about the late 1960s girl Tania Webb, so when I came across her on the cover of a recent post-decimilisation edition of Beautiful Britons (April 1971) I thought I’d eat a spot of the old humble. 272 more words

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End Of An Era 2

By April and May 1970 Spick and Span were back to normal — or sort of. Gone was the experimental new format, re-introduced was the old pocket-book format, the cover price was back down to two-and-six and the page numbers restored to 44. 325 more words

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End Of an Era 2

Staples and his editorial “team” evidently decided the beginning of a new decade was an opportune time to make profound changes to freshen up their product more in tune with the more liberal climate. 514 more words

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End Of An Era 1

Just by way of a change I thought I’d turn to the fag end years. This was from the very last issue of Spick in the 1960s. 246 more words

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