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Empire Carpets (Commercial, 1995)

Here is a later commercial for Empire Carpets. Not too much longer and he would morph into an animated CGI character to remain ageless for all eternity. :-)

This aired on local Chicago TV Saturday, January 21st 1995.

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312-588-2300 EMPIRE! (Today!)
Comment posted by musicradio77 on Saturday, April 5th 2008 at 10:16pm.

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