Pitch perfect: auto parts

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans that were used to market auto parts and accessories, especially tires. Lots and lots of tires.

Add miles to tire life (Tirometer Valve Co.).
All steel and a car wide (Stewart-Warner bumpers).
Always the right answer with a Wayne (pump).
America’s biggest-selling brake lining (Raybestos).
America’s supreme ignition system (Bosch).
Analyze the 5-point law of Ford lubrication (R. J. Brown).
An eye for your gas tank (Marquette Mfg. Co.), Ford gas gauge.
Any day, any hour, anywhere, any weather (Packard Renting Corp.).
Aristocrat of auto jacks, The (Duff Mfg. Co.).
Around the world on Dunlops (Tires).
Asbestos brake lining, The (Thermoid Rubber Co.).
Asks no favors, fears no road (Olds Motor Works).
As necessary as brakes (Bosch), windshield wiper.
Automotive distributors (Norman Sales Corp.).

Battery charging equipment for every purpose (Automatic Elec. Devices).
Bear for wear, A (Gillette Rubber Co.), Tires.
Bear in mind (Grizzly brake lining).
Beauty, service and comfort (Haynes-Hunt Corp.). Motor car bodies.
Best in the long run (Goodrich tires).
Better business bodies (Hercules Corp.).
Better tires for every farm need (U. S. Royal).
Big difference in tires is action-traction, The (General).
Big three lines of the defense, The (Sheldon Axle & Spring Co.), bumpers.
Bites deep, stays clean, like a plow (Seiberling tires).
Blowout-proof tire, The (General).
Brake inspection is your protection (Asbestos Brake Lining Assn.).
Brake linings tailored to the needs of your brake (Multibestos).
Broad, black and a brute for wear (Cupples Co.), tires.
Builder of business (Service Motor Truck Co.).
Built better to wear better (Gutta Percha & Rubber, Ltd.), tires.
Built from the road up (Biltwell tires).
Built layer on layer (Miller tires).
Built to excel (Savage tire).
Built to last (Armstrong tire).
Built to wear better (Gutta Percha & Rubber, Ltd.), tires.

Chief of the tire tribe (Standard Four Tire Co.).
Chosen by the majority (Fordson governors), Strand Mfg. Co.
Clark equipment is found only on good motor trucks (Clark Equipment Co.).
Cleans the oil the cleans the motor (Fram filter).
Commands the car (Russell Mfg. Co.), Brake lining.
Costs more by the gallon, less by the winter (Prestone anti-freeze).
Cuts down delivery costs (Steinmetz Elec. Motor Car Corp.).
Cut your tire upkeep with a Diamond.

Dependable for every engine (Champion spark plugs).
Dependable in service (Walker Mfg. Co.), Jacks.
Dipstick tells the story, The (Fram oil filter).
Does not boil away (Prestone).
Don’t be a dead-eye Dick (American Chain Co.).
Don’t wait ’til it storms (Trico windshield blades).
Doubles your ability to handly your car (Ross Steering Gear).
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Pitch perfect: radios

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans that were used to market radios, phonographs, televisions, and even radio and television broadcasting stations.

ABC of radio satisfaction, The (Ray-O-Vac batteries), French Battery Co.
Air unlox to Magnavox (Magnavox Co.), Oakland, Calif.
Air-Way’s best by any test (Air-Way Electric Appliance Co.).
All phonographs in one (Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co.).
All that is best in radio (Eagle Radio Co.), Newark, N. J.
Alone in tone (Magnavox), Receiving sets.
Always a year ahead (Zenith radio).
Always good company (Radio Industries Corp.).
America’s most copied radio (Zenith).
America’s smart set (Admiral), Radio-phonograph.
And when you listen you’ll buy this Westinghouse (radio).
Arvin sets the pace, lead with Arvin (radio), Noblitt-Sparks.
As easy as listening (Cortinaphone), Cortina Academy of Languages (phonographs).
At the right of your dial (Station WKW), St. Louis.

Beautiful beyond belief in tone and styling (Bendix Radio Division).
Behind the panels of better built sets (General Radio Corp.).
Believe your own ears (G. E. Radio).
Best by test for high fidelity (phonograph needles).
Best in radio, The (American Bosch Co.).
Best in radio is better with a Bendix, The.
Better, costs less (Crosley Radio Corp.).
Better results with less effort (Independent Radio Supply Co.).
Blue tube with the life-like tone, The (Arcturus Radio Tube Co.).
Bring ’em in dead, take ’em out alive (The Radio Hospital), Youngstown, Ohio.
Build that set on Kelbrakets (Kelleradio, Inc.), San Francisco.
Built like a fine watch (Lombardi Radio Mfg. Co.), Derby, Conn.
Built like a violin (Teletone radio speakers).

Cheney tone is nature’s own, The (Cheney Talking Machine Co.).
Choice of noted music critics, The (All-American Radio Corp.).
Clear as a bell (Sonora Phonograph Sales Co., Inc.).
Clear to the ear (Magnavox Co.).
Comparison proves its superiority (Hallock & Watson Radio Corp.).
Costs more, but does more (Zenith Radio Corp.).
Covers the whole range (Sander loud speaker), Farrang Mfg. Co.

Dependable long life (radio tubes), Ken-Rad Corp.
Depend on Farnsworth for fidelity (radio).
Dial of pleasure (North electric radio).
Distance without distortion (Perryman Electric Co.).

Electroneering is our business (Rauland), Radio—radar.
Emblem of worth in radio, The (Kodel Radio Corp.).
Entertaining New York and New Jersey 24 hours a day (Station WNEW).
Every one a good one (Davidson Radio Corp.).
Everything for the radio man (Midwest Radio Co.).
Everything in music (radio), Grunewald’s.
Excellence in electronics (Raytheon), Tubes.
Expanded coverage for E-X-P-A-N-D-I-N-G mid-America (Station KCMO).
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