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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