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These Ads from the Past Seem Funny Today

Iver Johnson Revolvers Safe for Children; 1904

This may or may not be the last ad that distastefully features children though it is the last that ran before the 1920s. Iver Johnson claims to manufacture revolvers test are both safe to handle and easy to shoot and kill.

These Ads from the Past Seem Funny Today

The design featured a manual safety on the trigger and advertisers thought it was a good idea to use a little girl holding the gun in their ad. Whether the gun has a hammer or not, it is a scary sight to see a little child holding one, accidents can happen.

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