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Body Glove Ad from 1970

Greetings, Shredderz! I’m on the road at a landlocked and undisclosed location, which means that instead of the usual fresh scans, this week’s Sagas of Shred is sourced from the deepest reaches of the internet. Featured here is a Body Glove ad from 1970. I actually pulled the pic from the excellent Harbour…

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Dogtown Double Up Featuring Nathan Pratt

Greetings, Shredderz! For today’s Sagas of Shred entry we have not one but two ads featuring Seventies LA fixture Nathan Pratt. Both ads also feature legendary South Bay labels of yesteryear. First up we have a Body Glove advert from the June 1979 issue of Surfer Magazine (Vol 20, No 6). Look, I…

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Vintage Body Glove Ad: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! Your Shreditor in Chief is still on the road — not on a surf trip, alas — which means that I’ll be relying on my advanced Google skills to bring you more vintage surf ads. Today’s Sagas of Shred entry features an awesome Seventies Body Glove ad, which you can see…

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Allen Sarlo for Body Glove: Sagas of Shred

Style. Swagger. Gravitas. What more is there to say about Allen Sarlo in this Body Glove ad? We’ve featured Wave Killer a few times here on the blog. In fact, Sarlo was kind enough to send the photos that were featured in the second post. The ad you see here originally appeared in…

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David Nuuhiwa Body Glove Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s Thursday evening here in sunny California, which can only mean it’s time for Sagas of Shred! Sagas of Shred is the weekly series that features a new vintage surf ad. Today we have David Nuuhiwa representing the venerable Body Glove brand with incredible style and panache. Look at that mane!…

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Vintage Bing Body Glove Ad: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! Unfortunately I’m on a bit of a tight schedule today so I won’t be able to scan any new ads. That said, I’m happy to point you in the direction of an absolutely fantastic Body Glove ad, featuring none other than Bing Copeland. The ad you see above was posted to…

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