Classic Advertising From Late 60s 70s Birmingham And Black Country Nostalgia | Design & Artwork | Helix | Wilton | Claude Hooper | Carpet Industry | Severn Advertising Agency | Donnelly Burns Davis | Lye, Cradley Heath, Bilston, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, Worcester, Quinton
Severn Advertising Kidderminster
Peter Donnelly began his career in advertising at Severn Advertising in Kidderminster in the late sixties.
Below is the company brochure from around that same time. At the time this must of been quite impressive PR material with die stamped cut-out panels and tracing paper overlays.
|Petes sat on the floor in this shot!|
Following on from Pete's stint at Severn advertising he set up business with colleague Bob Burns and moved to premises in Lye then a larger space in Cradley Heath.
Helix manufactures of stationery who actually patented the drawing compass were based in Lye, West Midlands In the 1960s, Heres an copy of an advert designed by Peter late 70s 80s
The good news is Helix, one of the Black Countries great companies is alive and well and are currently based in Kingswinford, West Midlands.
The Barnett Sports good company was originally based on the Ettingshall Industrial Estate In Bilson and is known worldwide for its famous Black Widow Catapult and Crossbows, this is a really early advert from the 70s as you can tell by the pricing!
|Carl Bradley Stourbridge|
|Carpet Manufacturing Company Kidderminster|
|Williamsons Cash & Carry Quinton|