Climate Control Ads

The ads on this page will be mostly for furnaces and air-conditioners for the house.

These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. None of these are reproductions, all are original. Most of these are large ads, larger than our scanner bed. Therefore the view shown on the page may not completely show the ad. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.

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American Radiator Company
Full color 9" x 12" ad for their Ideal Type "A" Heat Machine. The ad has a picture of a basement with tile floor and a pool table in the next room with the center of attraction in the front room being on of these reliable heating units. The ad text talks about the savings that have been realized with these units and some of the construction methods that have been used to bring about the reliability. Their trademark phrase is given as being "Just as every Attic has a past, so every Cellar has a future".
June 1921
Vanity Fair
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$9.00
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American Radiator
Full color 9" x 12" ad for their Conditioning Systems. This ad contains a colorful picture of a tall lady who has been working in the garden in the back of the house reaching over the roof to shake hands with an equally tall lady who is walking up the driveway. The caption has the homeowner saying "Welcome...our new home has conditioned comfort". The text claims these systems are "Ahead of it's time in efficiency...just in time for your new home". The text discusses some of the theory involved in this system and that any fuel; coal, oil, coke or gas can be used. One of the headlines says of this heating and conditioning system, "Yesterday, a Rich Man's Privilege, Today, Every Man's Opportunity".
May 1936
The American Home
1
$9.00
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American Radiator Conditioning Systems
Three color 7 3/4" x 11 1/2" ad for their Arco Radiant Convector. There is a picture of a smiling lady clad in a long nightgown with an area or red, indicating her own heat leaving her body, surrounding her. The headline urges "Don't Supply Your Own Radiant Heat when you buy air conditioning. Guarantee your P.C. with Air Conditioning + Radiant Heat". The text talks about this product and discusses the "concealed new-style radiators beneath the window" and makes claims that this product will promote better health for members of the household.
March 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.50
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American-Standard
Full color 9" x 12" ad for their Baseboard Heating. The ad has a picture of a family room where a young child is playing comfortably in the middle of the floor while the mother is sitting with her back to the wall of windows reading a magazine. The only thing missing is having a foot of snow outside, instead the outside just looks dark and Fall-like. The ad headline claims that you get "Draft-free comfort - plus more decorating freedom with American-Standard Baseboard Heating". The ad text describes many of the features that they feel make this unit worth considering. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 1957
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$7.50
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Bell & Gossett
Full color 9" x 12" ad for their Hydro-Flo Heating. The ad talks about the three most important things being 1) Radiant sunny warmth, 2) Year 'round hot water and 3) Fuel economy and the headline claims that when you get one of these units "You get all three". The text claims that "hundreds of thousands of homes" are equipped with this Forced Hot Water System and that "Old systems can be modernized with B&G Hydro-Flo Equipment". The ad contains a drawing of the exterior of one of these units sitting nicely in a basement.
February 1951
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$7.50
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Bryant
Black and white 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Quietline Air Conditioning. The reader was presented with a picture of the front of a normal-looking white house and the headline asks "What did it cost to add Bryant Quietline Cooling in this 6-room Chicago home?" We are then offered the choices of $700, $800, $900 or $1000. The text immediately answers the question by saying "The right answer in this case is $989" and goes on to explain how much more affordable installing air conditioning is than what people think. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 26, 1964
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Carrier
Black and white 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Air Conditioning. There is an overhead photo of a suburban neighborhood showing three streets and about twenty houses with the headline telling us that "When it comes to air conditioning, every house is different". The text talks about some of the reasons this is true mentioning shade, roof color and the number of occupants before assuring us that "Your Carrier Dealer checks every detail of your home or plans and prescribes exactly what's needed".
April 19, 1968
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Coleman
Coleman Automatic Oil Heater - 5" x 10 1/2" black and white ad shows a picture of the unit and and a young boy reaching out to touch it as the headline claims that it will provide "Warm Floors!". Other pictures in the ad explain how it effectively "moves the heat" keeping the entire room warm, how an oil burning furnace will prevent you from dealing with dirt and ashes and the ad also mentions that Coleman provides an Oil Burning Water Heater.. September 1946
Farm Journal
1
$8.00 View Climate Control 43
Coleman
Black and white 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Golden Anniversary Oil Heaters. The ad has a picture of a group of people sitting in a living room while another lady is serving them coffee. In the center of the picture, against the wall, is a Coleman Oil Heater and the caption calls it the "Best housewarming you ever had with the smartest-styled heater ever made!" The text talks about the Super Circulator that "tops Coleman's list of stylish new 1950 models!" It mentions their exclusive Automatic Fuel-Air Control and that 13 gleaming models were available at prices starting at $29.95. The ad also has small pictures with captions of their Floor Furnace, their Gas-Wall Heater and their Water Heater. October 1950
Country Gentleman
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Coleman
Black and white 9 1/2" x 11 1/2" ad for their Revolutionary Blend-Air Heating and Ventilating System for Gas and Oil fuels. This ad features a cutaway view of the entire system and shows How it Works and how you will have extra space galore. Their Blend-Aire systems are claimed to be "The modern miracle of low-cost Central Heating for New and Old Homes.
November 1950
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.00
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Coleman
Black and white 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Space Heaters. The ad has a picture of a couple examining their new Coleman Space Heater and as the husband smokes his pipe the wife opens the door to check inside. The text talks about how the stylish exteriors will look stylish in your house and mentions that it was available for either gas or oil heating. The ad mentions the Directionaire Blower that "blankets the floor with extra warmth". September 1951
Country Gentleman
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$8.00
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Coleman
Black and white 4 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad for their Automatic LP-Gas Heater. The ad has a picture of a warm living room where a young girl is standing in front of the family's Coleman Model 56 unit as her happy Father, or Grandfather, stoops to pick her up. The headline promises "Comfort 'round the clock" with this unit and gives a price of $69.95. The text talks about some of the features you would enjoy in this item and mentions that it came in a Shadowed Mahogany baked enamel finish. In the lower portion of the ad it talks about their heaters that ran on oil and shows the Oil Champion Model 871 with a price of $59.95.
November 1952
Farm Journal
1
$8.00
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Coleman
Black and white 9" x 12" ad for their Products with emphasis on their Blend-Air Central Air-Conditioning. The ad has a picture of a happy couple standing in their kitchen and looking at their new Coleman unit that has been installed behind some bifold doors. Their products, it is claimed, are designed "to fit your home, your climate, your budget!" The text talks about the minimal daily cost you will incur using this unit and how it "may be added to any good forced air furnace". The text mentions having units that will work on gas, oil or LP-Gas and gives a general monthly charge to purchase these units. It shows heating units available other than forced-air and mentions some of their camping equipment. May 9, 1955
Life magazine
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$8.00
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Coleman
Three color 7" x 10 1/4" ad for their line of Heating and Air Conditioning products. The ad offers a Genuine Coleman Gas-Lite with the installation of Coleman Heating and Air Conditioning products.
May 7, 1960
Saturday Evening Post
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$7.50
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Crane
Black and white 4 1/2" x 12" ad for their Heating Systems. There is a picture of a husband and wife embracing in front of their new Crane Boiler with the headline saying "We bought Comfort too...when we bought Crane Complete Heating". The text talks about what your Crane Heating Contractor will be able to supply you with when they give you their 4 Way Heating Service.
July 1939
The American Home
1
$8.50
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Doherty-Brehm
Black and white 8 3/4" x 12" ad for their Humidifier. There is a picture of two children playing comfotbably in a room in front of a cabinet that houses this unit. The headline says that "Thirsty air is conquered!" and claims this "Ingenious humidifier gives springtime balm to winter heat...". Anothher picture shows the inner workings of this amazing unit and mentions prices from $150 to $225. The text talks about the hazards of dry air to your health and furniture and claims this unit, when hooked up to your heating system, will evaporate between 20 and 100 gallons of water daily.
September 1930
The American Home
1
$8.50
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Fedders
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Air Conditioners. The ad has a picture of a lady who is standing comfortably at the window next to her Fedders Air Conditioner waving to her hot and exhausted husband as he travels the last few steps on their walkway after a day in the office. The headline claims this amazing unit "takes 46% less space...save re-wiring costs...uses less current" and the comparison pictures on the side show how it is Thin! and Low! as compared to other units. The text claims that "Only Fedders has Unimount compressor" and talks about the several sizes of units they had available to cool single or multi-room situations.
April 22, 1957
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Fedders
Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for how simple and quick installing a Fedders Air Conditioner is. The top line in the ad says "From Carton to Cooling...in 77-seconds". The two pictures in the ad show a man taking the box off of a Fedders Air Conditioner while his wife watches and the other shows the unit installed in the window and the wife has a look, well, it's kind of like the first picture. The next information says that you can "Install this Fedders Air Conditioner yourself...Save $25 - $35 in less than a minute and a half!" "Why wait for the air conditioner installer to get to your house when he's the busiest man in town. You can carry a summerful of comfort home with you tonight, start to enjoy it minutes after you get there...with a Series-77 Fedders Air Conditioner". They refer to themselves as the "World's No. 1 Air Conditioner".
June 2, 1961
Life magazine
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$7.50
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General Electric
Black and white 8 3/4" x 12" ad for their Heat Regulator. The headline reminds you that "You've learned to expect better things from G.E." then exclaims "Here's one - The New General Electric Heat Regulator". The ad contains a picture of this amazing unit placed on a wall, a graph that shows the consistent temperatures you will get with it and two pictures of comfortable houses that are using this unit to control the heat being called for. The text talks about the graduated control, about the special coil in this unit which anticipates the temperature changes and mentions a single-range model which sells for $85 and a double-range model for $125.
November 1931
The American Home
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$9.00
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General Electric
Black and white 8 1/2" x 12" ad for their Oil Furnaces. There is a picture of two couples sitting at a card table playing a game as they pay no attention at all to the Oil Furnace just inches from the back of one ot the ladies. This unit, which the headline calls "The Most Remarkable Oil Furnace ever built", looks to be big enough to have been something leftover from the Mob in the recently completed days of Prohibition. The text highlights this units Luxurious Heat, the Positive Safety, it's Absolute Dependability, the Amazing Economy and the fact that you get all of this in One Complete Unit. This ad talks about the Inverted Flame as being very important and mentions Air Conditioning which, in this case, is the conditioning of the air, not the cooling of it.
May 1936
The American Home
1
$8.50
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General Electric
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Thinline Air Conditioners. The ad shows a Family Room where a Ping Pong Table has been set up and is in use with the G.E. Thinline Air Conditioner protruding so little from the wall that no return play is interfered with. The main headline claims that the "All new G-E Thinline Air Conditioner takes up 1/3 less space!" and that the "G-E Thinline is 16 1/2 inches 'thin'...no unsightly overhang!". There are other claims in the text that reveal that there is no loss of performance between this air conditioner and a full size one. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 18, 1956
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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H.B. Smith
Black and white 8 3/4" x 12" ad for their "16" Boiler which is designed for small-to-medium size homes. The headline asks you if "Spetember Frost probes your memory of Last Winter's Heating Troubles" and the text talks about some of the more usual problems that people with boiler systems had. It mentions that this new "16" unit will give you the same reliability that the "24", the "34" and the "44" have given the owners of larger houses for over fifty years. There is a picture of the outside of this unit so that you can make sure you get the right one.
September 1930
The American Home
1
$9.00
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Holland
Black and white 5" x 11 1/2" ad for the products from the Holland Furnace Company. The majority of the ad is for their coal-heating system and has a picture of Iva and Everett Mudge looking at their full page coal bill and finding that it "Actually costs less to have perfect heat in every room". The ad talks about their Exclusive Combustion Principle, the Made-To-Measure Installations and why it should be Installed by Holland experts. The ad also talks about their New Oil-Furnace Air Conditioner and includes a coupon that can be mailed in for more information.
July 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.50
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Holland
Black and white 5" x 11" ad for the fact that you will get "No Dry Heat Destructiveness with a Holland Furnace". Just beneath this headline is a picture that shows the husband and wife standing together down in their basement. At the other end of the room is a sales-person from a company that sells this particular kind of furnace. He is saying "I'd almost say the humidifier alone is worth all the furnace cost - it makes us so much more comfortable". The wife then turns towards her husband and responds "And it surely is a protection against colds". At the bottom there is a headline that says "Famous Cascade Humidifier" which could be said of only a Holland Furnace. On the other side the headline is that it "Correctly Moistens Air" with the lower headline that says it is "To Safeguard Health - End Costly Property Damage - Increase Comfort".
July 1938
Better Homes & Gardens
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$8.50
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Iron Fireman
Black and White 9" x 12" ad for their Coal Flow System. It has a picture of two men standing in a basement that is empty except for the Coal-Burning Furnace. The visitor is asking the homeowner "But how does the coal get to the furnace?" and the homeowner answers by pointing to the ground and saying that "It flows from the coal bin along here". The headline claims that "Coal now the finest and most economical form of automatic heating" and that if you purchase this unit it "Does away with Coal Handling". The text claims that this unit "uses inexpensive sizes of coal" and that a Coal Flow model could be purchased for as little as $10.72 per month. There are small diagrams that help explain this unit, how the closed coal bin is conveniently out of the way and how the driving mechanisms can be located at the side or the back of the furnaces.
May 1936
The American Home
1
$8.50
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Iron Fireman
Black and white 5" x 11 1/4" ad for their Coal Heating Systems. The ad has a picture of an older man in a business suit bent over from the weight of a saddle strapped to his back while the headline urges "Don't saddle yourself for life with high fuel costs. Iron Fireman Automatic Coal Heating gives luxurious warmth at low cost!". The text talks about how a Mr. Walter M. Jones from West Orange, N.J. has cut his heating bills by 57% due to using this product and shows a picture of two men standing in a basement looking at a unit installed there.
March 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.50
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Iron Fireman
Black and white 5" x 11 1/2" ad for their Coal Flow System. The ad has a drawing of the coal being fed by pipe from the bin to the burner under the headline urging you to "Enjoy Heating as Modern as your New Home". The ad discusses several other advantages that having a system like this will give you.
July 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.50
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Iron Fireman
Black and white 5" x 11 1/2" ad for the "World's Finest Automatic Coal Burner". At the top of the page are two men in suits, one standing with his hand on the top of this Coal Burner and the other feigning interest. The banner across the picture says "Value up...Price Down". They say that with this unit will put out the "world's finest automatic heat" and the units that they are trying to bring to your attention are "No more fire tending" and "Mechanical Marvel". The price quoted in the ad is $220.00 plus freignt and installation.
July 1938
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.50
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Iron Fireman
Black and white 4 1/2" x 12" ad for their Automatic Coal Firing. There is a picture of two men in suits looking at the new Iron Fireman system that one of them has just had installed in his basement. The headline has Carl W. Horchler saying "Nothing less than genuine Iron Fireman coal heat for me". The ad also conains a picture of this homeowner holding a shotgun as he prepares for a hunt and another picture of his large house in the midst of a large plot of land. The text mentions several of the features other than not having to handle coal.
July 1939
The American Home
1
$8.50
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Magic Chef
Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for their Gas and Oil Heaters. There is a picture of a family of four sitting comfortably in their Living Room with their Magic Chef Heater standing proudly in the background. The text tells us that Magic Chef is "the only console heater featureing Color Harmony" and the ad shows the four colors you could choose for prices starting at $69.95. The text claims that this unit has "ultra-smart 'TV' styling" which is a good thing because in this picture the unit seems to be occupying the ideal spot for a television set. This ad also contains a list of Magic Chef distributors so that you could find a unit local to your house.
September 15, 1952
Life magazine
1
$8.00
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Mueller Milwaukee
Black and white 4 1/2" x 12" ad for why you should consider their Coal, Gas or Oil Furnaces. There is a picture of several couples being shown a new furnace with the headline saying that "Mueller offers 3 big Money-Saving Advantages to Furnace Buyers". The text goes into details about the Championship Performance, the Lifelong Economy and the Modern Convenience and has other pictures that show portions of the systems for the three different fuels.
July 1939
The American Home
1
$8.50
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Norge
Three color 9" x 12" ad for their Oil Burning Home Heaters. There is a picture of a family of four gathered in front of their Norge heater which sits on the wall of their living room. The two children are on the floor playing a board game, Dad is in his chair reading the newspaper and Mom is bringing a plate of something good for them all to share. The caption says you will "get more heat" while you "use less oil". The ad shows the L-shaped Heat Exchanger which is supposed to provide 40% more heat, the Whirlator which pulls the oxygen into the heart of the flame to avoid wasting oil, the Triple-Air burner which provides a clean, yellow flame and the dial to make adjustments easier.
September 1948
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.00
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Puritron
Black and white 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Air Cleaners. There is a picture of their table model that is no bigger than a table radio and is able to "purify the air in a big 15 by 15 foot room". The text discusses the results that several people have had using this appliance and mentions that they also make a Puritron Range Hood. It mentions the price for the Portable Model as being $39.95 and for the Range Hood as being $79.95.
August 29, 1960
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Spencer
Full color 8 3/4" x 12" ad for their Magazine Feed Heaters. There is a picture done in pastel colors where a mother is preparing to send her smiling young daughter out to catch the school bus which is parked at the curb waiting. The headline assures us that "It costs less to keep them well" and the text talks about how not having a home with a constantly fluctuating temperature will result in "constant colds and mercifully rarer serious illnesses". It talks about how this unit, which is pictured in the center of the page, is able to use the No. 1 Buckwheat anthracite and small size by-product coke which is claimed to sell for about half the price of large anthracite sizes. The two pictures on the left bottom of the ad show how a standard Flat Grate Heater burns its fuel and the two pictures on the right bottom of the page show how the Spencer Magazine Feed Heater is able to continually replace the coal as it is burnt which results in the consistantl;y warm temperatures which will keep your family healthy.
September 1930
The American Home
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$9.00
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Sunbeam
Black and white 9" x 12" ad for their Air Conditioning. There is a picture of a mother and her young boy who is watching her pour water into her houseplants which are lined up by the windows under the headline that promises that "It's always Springtime! in your home with Sunbeam Air Conditioning". This ad, which was sponsored by the Fox Furnace Co. of Elyria, Ohio, claims that this unit Heats, Humidifies, Cleans, Ventilates, Cools and Dehumidifies. The text talks about the experience that the makers of Sunbeam units have, that they can be installed using either Oil, Coal or Gas into your basement and has a small picture of one of these units.
May 1936
The American Home
1
$8.50
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Sunbeam
Black and white 7 3/4" x 11 3/4" ad for their Air Conditioning. Air conditioning, which we now associate with cooled air, meant then air that was filtered and humidified as well as being circulated. There is a picture of a smiling mother watching her young daughter eat her meal and the headline reminds us "Food three times a day, Air fifteen times a minute. Cinditioned Air is as Essential as Pure Food". The text explains some of their theory behind the need for Conditioned Air and mentions that "mechanical cooling can be installed at any time".
March 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.50
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Sunbeam
Black and white 7 1/2" x 11 1/2" for their Air Conditioning Unit that could be added to your existing furnace. This product was more for the Conditioning of air rather than for the Cooling of air that we now associate Air Conditioners. The ad has a picture of a mother sitting in a chair holding her baby who is being fed from a bottle. The ad headline warns "Baby's milk is Pasteurized and Certified. Should AIR be taken as it comes?" and a smaller headline that claims that "The Conditioning of Air is as Important to Health as the Preparation of Food". There is another picture that shows the size of the product that "Delivers clean filtered air - Humidified air - circulating air - healthful ventilation - Heats in winter...cools in summer" and the ad text mentions that "Mechanical cooling can be added at any time".
July 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
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$8.50
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Williams
Black and white 4 3/4" x 12" ad for their Oil-O-Matic Heating systems. There is a picture of a balding man with glasses, we are led to believe that he is G.W. Williams who is the president of this company and the Ice-O-Matic Household Refrigeration company, over the claim "Let us prove that the best oil burner is the least expensive!". The headline also states that "We've cut Oil-O-Matic prices more than half in five years - and today's Williams Oil-O-Matic is the finest ever built!". The text talks about having sold more than 200,000 and being engineered to burn the "heavy fuel oils that cost less but give more heat". There is a small picture of one of these units.
May 1936
The American Home
1
$8.50
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Williams
Black and white 5" x 11 1/2" ad for the Oil Burner Furnace that was intended to get rid of the need for coal in the home. There is a picture of a housewife wearing a dress and an apron holding a shovel filled with coal. She is looking behind her toward a voice that has told her to "Drop That Shovel!" and the promise that "Carefree Oil Heat is yours for less than ever before!". The ad gives a list of nine features that made the Williams Oil-O-Matic worth looking into.
July 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
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$8.50
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