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: 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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