Follies of the Madmen #373



Somehow, anti-knock engine supplement conflated with performing saintly miracles.

Original ad here.
     Posted By: Paul - Sat Jul 07, 2018
     Category: Business | Advertising | Motor Vehicles | Religion | 1930s





Comments
I was thinking more about these guys as the prototypes for the PEP Boys. What is in the hand of the passenger?

The Western Auto Store advert on the same page is interesting - that chain was more of a general merchandiser.
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 07/07/18 at 09:08 AM
KDP, I figure that's the staff St. Patrick carried when he chased the snakes out of (where ?) – Dublin.
The snake in the center seems to have dropped his bow tie.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 07/07/18 at 10:22 AM
I figure the stick is a shillelagh.
Posted by ges on 07/07/18 at 10:44 PM
Well there is the phrase 'more than you can shake a stick at'...which is probably referenced here.
Posted by Alassirana in Lake Stevens, WA on 07/09/18 at 06:51 AM









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