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Morey-Pope McTavish Tracker Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s Thursday evening here in California yet again, which can only mean one thing: another vintage surf ad for your perusing pleasure. This time around we’ve got Sagas of Shred staple Morey-Pope Surfboards, coming in with a colorful ad for the Bob McTavish-designed Tracker model. I first saw this photo published…

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Morey-Pope Blue Machine Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got an advertisement from an all-time classic 60s surfboard model: the Morey-Pope Blue Machine, designed by Bob Cooper. Morey-Pope’s advertisements have made a few appearances on Sagas of Shred. Love them or hate them, Morey-Pope’s marketing was nothing if not original. The Blue Machine ad is pretty buttoned up…

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Guns, Wood & Beyond: California Gold Vintage Surf Auction

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s that time of year again: Scott Bass’ California Gold Vintage Surf Auction is back for 2021 with a fresh batch of collectible surfboards. Bidding closes this Friday, and you can check out all the lots here. The auction more or less contains what you’d expect. Classic 60s longboards still seem…

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