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Ten print ads for stereos that remind us of the good old days

Lo-fi, analog and tangible: In the days before digital music files and the ubiquity of iPods -- or hell, at this point, iPhones -- music actually took up physical space, as did the devices that played it. Culled from old magazine and newspapers is this list of ten interesting advertisements for first- and second-generation stereos with claims that just seem, well, cute, by today's standards. In honor of the return of Mad Men, here are ten ads that probably worked well then, but like drinking at the office, aren't quite as acceptable today.

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