Pitch perfect: electrical appliances

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans used to market electrical appliances and accessories.

Above all, dependable (Universal motors).

Balanced construction means durability (Johnson outboard motor).
Battery with a kick (Prest-O-Lite).
Better light brings better living (Consumers Public Power District).
Built for the best (Apollo Magneto Corp.).

Come on, breeze, let’s blow (electric fan), Wagner Electric Co.
Cook electrically and enjoy the difference (Reddy Kilowatt).
Creative electrical engineering (Leland Electric Co.), Dayton.
Crest of American engineering (Deusenberg Motors Co.).
Cup for two or two for you, A (percolator), Metal Ware Co.

Don’t buy motors, buy Motor-Gard (emergency motor protector).

Electricity gives you matchless cooking (L. A. Bureau of Power and Light).
Electricity gives you matchless water heating (L. A. Bureau of Power and Light).
Everything electrical for home and industry (Canadian Westinghouse Co.).
Everything electrical for the theatre (Major Equipment Co.).

Faithfulness of an old friend, The (North East Electric Co.).
For lifetime service (wiring sytem), General Electric Co.
For wonderful ironings (elastic hot startch).
From the smallest to the largest (motor troubles rectified), Anessen Elec.
From the tiniest to the mightiest (motors), General Electric Co.

Give Red Bands your hard job (Howell Electric Motors Co.).
Good mechanic’s choice, The (U. S. Electrical Tool Co.), Cincinnati.

House of magic, The (General Electric).

Industrial efficiency depends on electrical control (Cutler-Hammer Co.).
In electricity, it’s Edison from start to finish (Edison-Splitdorf Corp.).
Instantly known when blown (Royal Crystal fuse plug), Royal Electric Co.
It’s an “open and shut” case (K & M Kontrol), Motor valve.
It’s a real fuse, built for real service (Trico Fuse Mfg. Co.).

Key to better grinding, The (Black and Decker Mfg. Co.), Towson, Md.
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Pitch perfect: household accessories

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans used to market household accessories, a wide-ranging category that includes everything from vacuum cleaners and toasters to drapes and sheets.

All that the name implies (General Electric Co.), Vacuum.
Aluminum ware with the smooth finish, The (Buckeye Aluminum Co.), Wooster, Ohio.
America’s favorite bleach and household disinfectant (Clorox).
Aristocrat of the kitchen, The (kitchen ware), Rome Mfg. Co., Rome, N. Y.
As easily washed as a China plate (Franklin Pottery), Lansdale, Pa.
As simple as touching the space-bar of a typewriter, quick as the action of a piano key (Savage Ironer), Savage Arms Corp., Utica, N. Y.

Banishes ironing drudgery (Proctor Electric Co.), Philadelphia.
Beautiful windows at low cost (Clopay curtains).
Beauty basis for your home (Mohawk rugs and carpets).
Beautycan sells on sight (Lincoln Metal Products), Brooklyn, N. Y.
Beauty for double duty, A (Universal washer).
Beauty that endures (Mohawk rugs and carpets).
Best cooks use aluminum, The (Aluminum Ware Assn.), Pittsburgh, Pa.
Best mixers, The (Silver King Products Corp.), New York.
Better backbone of modern rugs, The (Textilene).
Better light, better sight (Edison Mazda).
Better meals by the minute (pressure cooker), Landers, Frary and Clark.
Biggest name in kitchen towels (Excello).
Brighten your home at little expense (Congoleum rugs).
Brooks for hooks (iron hooks and screws), M. S. Brooks, Chester, Conn.
Built for permanence (Kommon-Sense Pan Racks), Milwaukee Heat Generator Co.
Built like a bank vault door (laminated padlocks), Master Lock Co.
Built like a watch (oil burners), S. T. Johnson Co., Oakland, Calif.
Built like fine furniture (kitchen cabinets), Coppes Bros. & Zook.
Built to stay alive (Good Luck Hose), Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Co.
Built to sustain a reputation (Handy Chair & Table Co.), Springfield, Mass.
Built to weather the years (Rust Sash and Door Co.), Kansas City, Mo.
Buy China in a China store (Mutual China Co.), Indianapolis.
Buy quality not quantity (Household products), Miessene Products, Columbus, Ohio.

Cammillus has the edge (Cammillus Cutlery Co.), New York.
China by Iroquois for the hosts of America (Iroquois China Co.), Syracuse, N. Y.
Cleans without beating and pounding (Vacuum cleaner), United Electric Co.
Clean up with S. O. S. It’s easy (S.O.S. Magic Scouring Pads).
Color-locked (washable wallpaper), Imperial Paper & Color Corp., Glen Falls, N. Y.
Craftsmen in metal since 1895 (Bridell cleaners).
Creators of fashions in oilcloth (Weiss & Klau Co.), New York.

Dare you move your pictures? (Sunworthy Wallpapers).
Darlo does the dishes (The Darlo Co.), Boston, Mass.
Does the job better (Delco Appliances), General Motors Corp., Rochester, N. Y.
Does the washing where the water is (Home Devices Corp.).
Don’t be a lemon squeezer; use Hoffman Tom Collins Mixer (Hoffman Beverage Co.).
Don’t be a RUBBIT! (Brillo).
Durable and washable covering, The (Columbus-Union Oil Co.), Columbus, Ohio.

Economic waste eliminators (elec. household appliances), Uron Industries, Inc.
Empties with a thumb pressure (Bissell Carpet Sweeper), Grand Rapids, Mich.
Every house needs Westinghouse (Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.), Pittsburgh.
Everything it touches turns to brightness (floor conditioning machines).
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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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