National Geographic : 1924 Mar
Pt LOWEST PRICE IN HISTORY In spite of the general increase in battery prices, we are able to reduce still further the price of the famous PHILCO RETAINER BATTERY Over-size Over-powered Diamond Qrid Plates Guaranteed 2 years BAR GRID BATTERIES $15.95* * Ford Size-exchange price east of Mississippi River. This happened to Mr. W R. P . After this-a Philco! "* * * I heard the whistle of a train. In an effort to spurt the car forward I stalled the engine and the car stopped on the tracks. "* * * The train was coming rapidly, shrieking violent warning. I left the engine in high gear and stepped on the starter. But my battery failed me. We escaped, but the car was smashed to smithereens." Thus writes Mr. Wen R. Phillips, Managing Editor of "Southern Construction," Miami, Fla., in describing a perilous-almost fatal-experience from battery failure while touring with his wife in Central Indiana. * * * * You can't drive comfortably, economically or safely with an under-size, under-powered battery. Increas ing thousands of motorists, like Mr. Phillips, realize this fact-and they're buying sure-fire, power-packed Philco Diamond-Grid Batteries. Whether you now own a car or are about to buy one-install a long-life, super-powered Philco! Its famous Diamond-Grid Plates, Philco Retainers, Quarter Sawed Separators and other exclusive Philco Features are your surest safe-guards against the discomforts and perils of battery failure. Look in your phone book for "Philco Battery Sales and Service," or write us. Philadelphia Storage Battery Co., Philadelphia 1I| BATTLE RIEiS BATTERIES FOR RADIO OWNERS. You can now buy a genuine rechargeable Philco Radio Battery for UVI99, WD-II and WD-I2 tubes, including a Philco Charger, FOR $15.oo or less A Philco Battery that will satisfactorily operate up to six UV2oIA or equivalent Or tubes, including a Philco Double Charger, FOR $25.00 or less.