Front pages (and usually back, middle or other pages) chosen at random (more or less) from my collection of mostly 20th Century mostly British newspapers. Weekly new posts on Sundays, a Random Cutting on Wednesdays and a Random Advert on Fridays.
Friday, 30 August 2013
Random Ad - Pratt's Fuel (1925)
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A 1925 advert for Pratt's petrol that includes instructions on how to drive up hills. I have a Pratt's Road Atlas from this period and in the back is a list of hills with their gradient that motorist should be aware of.