Issue #68 (December 1982) was the first issue of Dragon I received as part of a subscription rather than by buying it individually from a book or hobby store. Due to an error on the part of TSR, I received two copies of every issue from December 1982 to November 1983. Apparently someone in their periodicals department processed my subscription order twice, one with a Baltimore, Maryland address and another with a Baltimore, Mississippi address, both having the same addressee, house number, and zip code. Needless to say, I didn't complain.
Anyway, issue #68 contained this advertisement:
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