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TV Ads – 1977 – Honda Motorcycles + Schick Razors + House Of Jeans Austin + Dog Stop Restaurants ATX

Honda is the largest motorcycle manufacturer in Japan….and has been since it started production in 1955.  At its peak in 1982, Honda manufactured almost three million motorcycles annually…..but by 2006 this figure had reduced to around 550,000….which was still higher than its three domestic competitors.

Schick is a brand of personal care and safety razors owned by Edgewell Personal Care. The company was founded in 1926….and was purchased by Energizer in 2003 from Pfizer. On July 1, 2015, Energizer split into two companies with Schick falling under Edgewell Personal Care. 

During the decade of the 1970’s….House of Jeans in Austin was the largest vendor of jeans in town.  Jeans are a type of pants or trousers….which are typically made from denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term “jeans” refers to a particular style of trousers called “blue jeans”….which were invented by Jacob W. Davis in partnership with Levi Strauss & Co. in 1871.   

Dog Stop Restaurants were an Austin, Tx original….which served some of the best hot dogs and sandwiches in town…..with several locations in shopping malls around town.

 

 

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