Random Nerd Nostalgia: Insta-Stache


[Description: 1960s comic book advertisement headlined "LOOK IMPRESSIVE ANYTIME! Enjoy an exciting, romantic quick change to suit your mood time: Send for a moustache, Side Burns and Van Dyke all at once! All three: $6.95. Simply check the color you want or send a sample of your hair and leave the matching to our expert. MAIL COUPON NOW! Adheres securely... off and on in seconds... can be worn as is or trimmed to just the size you want." There is a picture of a white man in blonde hair, w/ dark 'stache, sideburns, and goatee. There are different colors given (Blond, Black, Light Brown, Medium Brown, Dark Brown, Grey, Silver, Auburn "or send hair sample") and categories of ordering (there are not just moustaches, sideburns, and van dykes, there are "deluxe" moustaches, sideburns, and vandykes!) as well as prices and addresses. The company name is "Masculiner." OF COURSE IT IS.]

I don't know what anybody's "mood time" is, but I like to think maybe Butch Pornstache sent away for one of these, once, long ago. It's the romantic in me.

(Scanned from Wonder Woman March 1972.)

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