As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a 1949 collection of advertising slogans used to market lamps, lights, and bulbs.
After sunset, Lightoliers (Lightolier Co.), New York.
American dark chaser (lamps and lanterns), Am. Gas Machine Co., Albert Lea, Minn.
America’s most beautiful lamps (Art Lamp Mfg. Co.), Chicago.
Bores a 300-foot hole in the night (Niagara Searchlight Co.).
Brayco Light makes all things clear (Bray Screen Products).
Brightens the night (Fullerton Electric Co.).
Bright-Lite has a brilliant future (Britelite Co.).
Built for a palace, priced for a cottage (Lighting equipment), Moe-Bridges Co.
Burns like city gas, not a liquid fuel (Pyrofax), Carbide and Carbon Chemicals.
Buy a How searchlight today, you may need it tonight (How Lamp & Mfg. Co.).
Buy one today, you’ll need it tonight (French Battery & Carbon Co.).
Buy spares, they stay fresh (Ray-O-Vac), Flashlight batteries.
Chases darkness (AM Gas Machine Co.), Albert Lea, Minn.
Combination pilot light and switch, The (Sho-Lite, Inc.), Boston.
Daylight’s only rival (Silverglo Lamps, Inc.), Baltimore.
Decorate with artistic lighting equipment (Artistic Lighting Equip. Assn.).
Divides the road in half (headlights), Saf-De-Lite Sales Corp., Philadelphia.
Don’t grope in the dark (Daylo), American Ever Ready works.
Double duty searchlight, The (F. W. Wakefield Brass Co.).
Experts know these lamps (Hygrade Sylvania Corp.), Salem, Mass.
Eye-ease at the snap of the switch (Silverglo Lamps, Inc.), Baltimore.
Eyes of the night (Ilco headlight), Indiana Lamp Corp.
For safety after dark (Arrow Safety Device Co.), Mount Holly, N. J.
Full package of light, A (Hygrade Sylvania Corp.), Salem, Mass.
Give long-lasting light, bullet-fast (Winchester flashlight).
Gives more bright light longer (Bright Star flashlight).
Glass arm conveys the light, A (Sho-Lite), Am. Chain Co., New York.
Guaranteed by the name (Westinghouse).
Guardian of highway safety (Robox), Emergency auto control Mid-Switch Corp.
Handiest light in the world, The (Bussman Mfg. Co.), St. Louis.
Handy light on a reel, The (Appleton Electric Co.), Chicago.
Headlight that floodlights the road, The (Indiana Lamp Corp.), Connersville.
Holophane directs light scientifically (Holophane Glass Co.).
Howe products must make good or we will (automotive equipment), Howe Lamp Co.
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