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Does any know or remember what magazine this ad came from:

May 25, 1977

The day that changed the world

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Probably an audiophile or tech magazine of the era. Possibly Mechanix Illustrated or Popular Science. I may have seen it in an issue of Heavy Metal from around that time as well. It would have run in a wide gamut of publications aimed at an male demographic with money to spemd. Possibly Playboy as well?

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cool find ! That ad says music , sound effects and narration . I wonder if that means it is for a reel to reel version of " The Story Of Star Wars " or it means the dialogue itself in addition to the music and sound effects . I also wonder if it is a condensed version , or the whole film if the latter is the case .

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Nice find 😃

At https://goldenoldieads.wordpress.com/2012/01/29/star-wars-promo-1978-teac-tape-decks - in the comments section there is someone who claims to have created that very promotion for TEAC - and got to meet some of the Star Wars team.
 

The ad also appears on here - https://museumofmagneticsoundrecording.org/UniqueB.html - not much info, unfortunately (though still some cool and intriguing other content and gadgets).
 

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RUKUSBUILD3 said:

The one I saw on eBay was taken out of a magazine, or at least looked like it was taken out of one, the pictures and colours looked sharper and there were staple marks on the side:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Print-Ad-1978-TEAC-Tape-Recorder-Star-Wars-X-Wing/123979280548?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

I just received word from the guy who previously owned this listing, and he said that this particular copy was sourced from a Playboy magazine.

May 25, 1977

The day that changed the world