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Catalog Number 1977.123.16
Object Name Letter
Title Advertising Letter from Tolton Bros. Limited
Date 10/30/1923
Year Range from 1923.0
Year Range to 1923.0
Description Advertising Letter; off-white rectangular paper with black printed letterhead at top; letter is typewritten in black lettering.
Letterhead: "HUSKISSON ST. / PHONE 137 / TOLTON BROS. LIMITED / DISTRIBUTORS MAXWELL REO CADILLAC / GENERAL MACHINE WORK AND AUTOMOBILE REPAIRING / GUELPH, ONT."
Just below this in handwritten black ink is the date: "100 Copies Oct. 30 /1923
Letter is typed in black lettering and is a promotional letter about the benefits of anti-freeze and its availability at the Tolton Bros. Service Station.
"Dear _____
The "Cold Weather" season has arrived, and unless the proper precautions are taken it has brought with it "Radiator Trouble" to those who are unwary.
Although the days may be comparatively warm, the nights are quite cold, with considerable frost. Therefore, unless your car stands in a heated garage, the water in it is very liable to freeze. As a precautionary measure against this possibility we would suggest that you drain the water out of the Radiator when the car is put into the garage for the night. It would be advisable to drain the Water Pump also, so as to insure safety.
A minute or so every night, until the cold weather proper sets in, may save you considerable expense, besides the inconvenience of being deprived of the use of your car for a day or two. Later, when the really cold weather arrives, we would suggest that you use an anti-freeze solution in your radiator. Yours very truly, Tolton Bros. Limited."
Search Terms Huskisson Street
Tolton's Service Station
Tolton Brothers Agricultural Implement Works
Subjects TRANSPORTATION - AUTOMOBILES
COMMERCIAL - AUTOMOBILES
ADVERTISEMENT
Dimensions 28 x 21.5 cm. - L x W