Historic Victoria Advertisements
Automobiles & Transportation

As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements here is our page on advertisements for Automobiles & Transportation.

We will be adding more Historic Victoria Advertisements on Automobiles & Transportation to this page over time.

1900-1909 (coming soon)

1913 advertisement by Hinton Electric Co., 911 Government Street, for Waverley electric cars (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1913 advertisement by Hinton Electric Co., 911 Government Street, for Waverley electric cars (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1926 advertisement for Chevrolet automobiles, placed by Begg Motor Company, 937 View Street. This advertisement was placed in the spring of 1926, before Begg Motor Co. opened its new building at 1250 Quadra Street. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1926 advertisement for Chevrolet automobiles, placed by Begg Motor Company, 937 View Street. This advertisement was placed in the spring of 1926, before Begg Motor Co. opened its new building at 1250 Quadra Street. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1920-1929

1926 Advertisement for Chevrolet, by Begg Motor Company, 865 Yates Street

In 1926 Begg Motor Company retained architect Ralph Berrill to design and build its new office and showroom, which is still standing at 1250 Quadra Street / 865 Yates Street.

Go to our Automobiles & Transportation 1920-1929 page for more advertisements.

1939 advertisement for Buick placed by Davis-Drake Motors, 900 Fort Street. The building at 900 Fort Street is no longer standing. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1939 advertisement for Buick placed by Davis-Drake Motors, 900 Fort Street. The building at 900 Fort Street is no longer standing. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1946 Victoria advertisement for Firestone Tires. Note the "Tire Rationing Removed" in the upper right corner. Tires had been rationed during World War II (1939-1945)

1946 Victoria advertisement for Firestone Tires. Note the “Tire Rationing Removed” in the upper right corner. Tires had been rationed during World War II (1939-1945)

1940-1949

1946 Advertisement for Firestone Tires And Firestone Dealers In Victoria and Duncan

This advertisement is also interesting for statement Tire Rationing Removed” in the upper right corner. Tires had been rationed during World War II (1939-1945)

Click here for more Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, 1940-1949

1950-1959 (coming soon)

1960-1969 (coming soon)

1970-1979 (coming soon)

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