Pitch perfect: plumbing

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, today we feature a 1949 collection of advertising slogans used to market plumbing parts and supplies.

Always on guard (automatic valve), Belknap Mfg. Co.
Are you annoyed by a drip? (Peerless Plumbers Corp.).

Built to wear without repair (H. Mueller Mfg. Co.).

Crane beauty in the open; Crane quality in all hidden fittings.

Designed to make the passer-BUY (sink racks), Autotyre Co.

Easily distinguished by the yellow back (faucet washer), Ross Mfg. Co.
Easily identified by the yellow back (Ross Mfg. Co.), Kansas City, Mo.
Easy to handle, hard to beat (Finer Fittings).

Faucets with-out a fault (Mueller Co.).
For every piping item (Crane).

If it’s Speakman, it’s quality (fixtures), Speakman Co.
If it’s Speakman, it’s unsurpassed (fixtures).
It eliminates the noise that annoys (flush values), Speakman Co.
It is the body itself (sinks), Knight-ware.
It’s all worth, if Walworth (valves), Walworth Mfg. Co.
It’s the twisted teeth that lock (Shakeproof Lock Washer Co.).
It’s truly a whale of a washer (Fletcher Works, Inc.).

Made for lifetime service (Jenkins valves).
Modern plumbers trade magnet, The (Republic Brass Co.).
More heat from less coal (Hoffman valves).

Quality is demonstrated by their performance (Stockham Pipe & Fittings).

Recognized as a standard (Harrisburg couplings).

Scientifically different, definitely (pipes), M. Linkman & Co.
Serving the nation’s health and comfort (Plumbing), Am. Standard.
Sets the pace in valves (O I C valves).
Stop that leak in the toilet tank (Ross Mfg. Co.).
Successor to the sink, The (Hydrocrat), Bossert Corp.
Sure to seal, easy to open (Good Luck Rings), Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Co.

Tight as pipe, but flexible (Penflex tubing).

Wake tells the story, The (photo-electric cell), Kirsten Pipe Co.
We took the splash out of the kitchen (Union brass faucet).
Wherever piping is involved (Grinnell Co.), Providence, R. I.