I recently celebrated a birthday. Most people receive birthday gifts bought at a store. Because of my chosen field of expertise, however, that's not the case. For example, my sister trekked to the Salvation Army and found a set of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on 78, circa 1930. Not too shabby.
My parents picked this up: a copy of the Saturday Evening Post from September 9, 1950.
The ads really date the periodical. A black and white, 16" mahogany television set? Who needs a screen that big? But you'll love this one:
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