Pitch perfect: meters and scales

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, today we feature a 1949 collection of advertising slogans used to market meters, scales, and measuring devices.

Always accurate (Guarantee Liquid Measure Co.), Rochester, Pa.
Always on the level (The Liquidometer Corp.).

Better pictures with less effort (G. E. exposure meter).
Brackets of steel that never break (Stewart-Warner Speedometer Corp.).

Compass of industry, The (Foxmoro meters).
Correct in every weigh (Counselor Bath Room Scale).

Design simplicity and dependability (Adel Precision Products Corp.).

Elapsed time recorder, The (The Calculagraph Co.).

It is accurate and it stays accurate (National Meter Co.).
It will tell your eyes before your eyes tell you (sight meter). Tampa Elec. Co.

Jones, he pays the freight (Jones scales).

Keep your entire system under your fingertips (Metameter), The Bristol Co.

Laboratory accuracy at a toolroom price (Hoke gages), Pratt & Whitney.
Longest lived micrometer that can be bought (J. T. Slocomb Co.).

Motion econometer (Cardineer and Reveldex Record), Diebold Safe & Lock.
Motion saved is money earned, A (industrial engineers), A. B. Segur & Co.

Name worth remembering, A (Fairbanks-Morse).
No springs, honest weight (Toledo Scale Co.).

Personal bathroom scale, The (Detecto), Jacobs Bros. Co., Inc.

Right way to weigh right, The (Stimpson Computing Scale Co.), Louisville.

Safeguards liquid assets (Liquidometer Corp.).
Signal for every traffic need, A (American Gas Accumulator Co.).
Standard of accuracy, The (Marsh Gauges), Chicago.
Stop cheating yourself (Graves Timing Device Co.).

Taylor instruments mean accuracy first (controls).
Tell the truth (Scientific measuring instruments), A. E. Moeller Co.
There’s a Tycos or Taylor Thermometer for every purpose (Taylor Instrument Co.).
“Time clock” for machinery, A (Recorder).
Time-honored name in scales, A (Fairbanks-Morse).
To measure is to economize (Brown pyrometers), Brown Instrument Co.

Watches your weight (scale), Jarcons Bros., Inc.
Weigh the loads and save the roads (Black & Decker).
Weigh to profits, The (Stimpson Computing Scale Co.).

You can count on Wak counters.

Pitch perfect: machinery

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

Adamite Gears last for years (Pittsburgh Iron & Steel Foundries).
All-purpose, one-man crane, The (Byers Machine Co.).
All there is in bearings (Timken).
All work and no play (Timken Roller Bearing Co.).
American way is the right way, The (Am. Slicing Machine Co.).
America’s foremost tractor (Wallis), J. I Case Plow Works.
America’s leading replacement ring (Am. Hammered Piston Ring Co.).
America’s pioneers in worm gears (Cleveland Worm & Gear Co.).
An all-’round farm motor of a higher type (Piersen Telegraph Transmitter Co.).
An institution of service (Reading Industrial Loom).
An invention, not an imitation (New Idea Spreader Co.), Coldwater, Ohio.
Any price is too high if it can be reduced (International Harvester).
As easy to operate as a vacuum cleaner (Coldwell Lawn Mower Co.)
As fast as your machine can sew (Hemmer).
Ask any owner (Buckeye Traction Ditcher Co.), Findlay, Ohio.
Ask the man in the cab (Locomotive Crane).
A T & M advances centrifugal design (American Tool & Machine Co.).
Automatic set-up for wear (Blackmer Pump Co.).

Be profit-wise and Dieselize with Buckeyes (engines), Buckeye Machine Co.
Better, quicker, cheaper (Caterpillar Tractor Co.).
Between today’s knowledge and tomorrow’s looms (Crompton & Knowles).
Biggest of all in range of industrial products (Allis-Chalmers).
Blue brutes (Worthington Pump & Machinery Corp.), Newark, N. J.
Blue ribbon products (Coppers Engineering Corp.), Worcester, Mass.
Bowers saves power (Bower Rolling Bearing Co.).
Bucket design (Blackmer Pump Co.), Grand Rapids.
Builders of heavy duty engines for over twenty years (Waukesha Motor Co.).
Built to endure (Black & Decker Mfg. Co.), Towson, Md.
Built to live in the water (Chrysler marine engines).
Burn your name in metal (Arkograph Pen Co.), Portland, Ore.

Can speed the nation’s freight (Timken roller bearings).
Caps ’em all (bottle capper), Comstock-Bolton Co.
Cap with the handy lever, The (Kork-N-Seal Closure), Crown Cork.
Cap with the little lever, The (Williams Sealing Corp.), Decatur, Ill.
Century of confidence, A (Roebling mining cables).
Chains that have grown up with the oil fields, The (Rex Chain Belt Co.).
Compo makes the machinery that makes the better shoes.
Connecting link between power and production, The (Clipper Belt Lacer Co.).
Covers all filtration problems (Purolator filter).
Cutter that does not clog, The (Paper Machine Co.), Shortsville, N. Y.

Demonstration is a revelation, A (Savage Arms Corp.).
Dependable power, absolute safety (Troy Engine & Machine Co.).
Dependable power units (Domestic Engine & Pump Co.), Shippensburg, Pa.
Dependable power units for contractors (Domestic Engine & Pump Co.).
Designed for your industry, engineered for you (Coppers Engineering Corp.).
Diesel brawn without the bulk (Detroit Diesel motor).
Dig for all the world (Hayward buckets).
Distinguished service line, The (W. H. Page Boiler Co.).
Distinguished service separator, The (De Laval Separator Co.).
Do more with Meyer (Bottling equipment), Cudahy, Wisc.
Dual duty (Timken Roller Bearing).

Electric hoist that operates in the minimum, The (American Engineering Co.).
Engine builders source for piston rings, The (Muskegon).
Engineered to the job (Rollway Bearing Co.), Syracuse, N. Y.
Engineering consultants on the South (J. E. Sirrine & Co.), Greenville, S. C.
Every line a leader (Fairbanks Morse & Co.), Chicago.
Every pound of power pulls (Dorr-Miller Differential Co.).
Everything for every mill and elevator (Strong-Scott Mfg. Co.).
Ezy-Kleen strainers (Blackman Pump Co.), Grand Rapids.
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Pitch perfect: hardware

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans used to market hardware products and tools.

Buy it at the hardware store (Frank Burke Hardware Co.), Waukegan.

Choice of three generations (Hardward), Brown & Sharpe.

Drop-forging people, The (J. H. Williams & Co.), Buffalo.

Easiest line to sell, The (J. Wiss & Sons), Cutlery.
Easily distinguished by the yellow back (faucet washer), Ross Mfg. Co.
Easily identified by the yellow back (faucet washer), Ross.
Every catch stays caught (W. A. Gibbs & Son), Chester, Pa.

File for every purpose, A (Nicholson File co.), Providence.
Fine tool at a fair price, A (Capewell Mfg. Co.), Hartford.
Fingers of steel (Smith & Hemenway Co.), Red Devil Pliers.
First with the facts on hydraulically-formed bellows (Clifford Mfg. Co.).
For every purpose (Nicholson files).
For industry, shop, farm and home (Black & Decker), portable electric tools.

Good buildings deserve good hardware (Corbin), New Britain, Conn.
Good workmen know the difference (Manning Abrasive Co.).

Hammer with a backbone, The (American Hammer Corp.), New York.
Hand-ee, the tool of 1001 uses (Chicago Wheel & Mfg. Co.).
Hardware is the jewelry of the home (McKinney Mfg. Co.), Pittsburgh.
Hardware that harmonizes (P & F Corbin).
Holds like a fish hook (hammers), United Sales Corp., San Francisco.
House of a million nuts, The (MarFarlane Nuts Co.).

It pays to use good tools (Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg. Co.).
It’s all in the wheel (glass cutter), Landon P. Smith, Inc., Irvington, N. J.

Jack of all trades and master of plenty (Hand-ee Tool), Chicago Wheel Mfg. Co.
Jack that saves your back, The (Rees jack), Iron City Products Co.

Keep mechanics good tempered (Velchek Tool Co.), Cleveland.

Leads the way (Red Devil tools).
Lock fast to make things last (stop nuts), Elastic, Union, N. J.
Locks recommended by the world’s leading lock experts (Yale & Towne).

Mac-It endurance, your best insurance (screws), Strong, Carlisle & Hammond Co.
Made to blue print (Fostoria Screw Co.), Postoria, Ohio.
Make an heirloom (woodworkers tools), Woodcraft Supply Co., Boston.
Making strong the things that make America strong (Russell, Bursdall Bolts).
Mallet with the oval handle, The (Warren Handle Works Co.), Cortland, Ohio.

Name back of saw value, The (E. C. Atkins & Co.).
Name really means something, The (Niles Tools Works Co.), Hamilton, Ohio.
Never jar loose (Drake Lock Nut Co.).

O-B on a Bull Dog clamp proves the safest quality stamp (Ohio Brass Co.).
On the bench since 1850 (Prentiss Vice Co.), New York.
Our advice is as good as our service (Thompson-Starrett Co.).

Put it up to us to put it up for you (Thompson-Starrett Co.).

Quality comes first; Plumb is first in quality (tools).
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