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: sporting goods

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans used to market sporting goods, including firearms, golf clubs, and skates.

Ace of diamonds, The (Wilson Western Sporting Goods Co.).
America’s finest fish lines (Sunset lines), San Francisco.
Arms that protect American farms, The (Iver-Johnson shotguns).
As easy as pointing your finger (Colt Patent Fire Arms Mfg. Co.).

Balanced load shells, The (Winchester Repeating Arms Co.).
Ball that made baseball, The (A. G. Spalding & Bros.).
Best bait for fishing since fishing first began (George W. Julian).
Best for the camp, bears the Gold Medal stamp (Gold Medal Camp Furniture).

Choice of champions, The (Spalding & Bros. of Canada. Ltd.).
Choice of champions (gun), Western Cartridge Co., St. Louis.
Clubs of character for every golfer (Volcan Golf Co.), Portsmouth, O.
Come on, you sunners (Jantzen swim suit).
Count the stars who use them (A. J. Reach, Wright & Ditson Co.)
Course tested golf clubs (Crawford, McGregor & Canby Co.).

Delightfully see-worthy (Jordan swimsuits).
Develops a beautiful line (swim suit).

Favorite shells satisfy good shooters (Federal Cartridge Co.).
Fish “Heddon” and fish better (Jas. Heddon’s Sons), Rod, spoon.
Fishing tackle for every kind of fishing (South Bend).
Fits the sport (hunters’ and campers’ equipment), Red Head Brand Co.
For a lifetime of hunting (Savage Arms Corp.), Utica, N. Y.
For clean hits and clean barrels (Remington shells).
For more than 25 years the authority on gun cleaning (F. A. Hoppe, Inc.).
Fullest elasticity retained (Wm. E. Wright & Sons Co.).

Great name in tackle, A (Pflueger).
Gun for every American shooting need, A (Marlin Firearms Co.), New Haven.
Gun that knows no closed season, The (Crossman Arms Co.).

Hammer the hammer (Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works).
Hits where you aim (United States Cartridge Co.).
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