Historic Victoria Advertisements
Automobiles & Transportation 1940-1949
As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements here is our page on advertisements for Automobiles & Transportation 1940-1949.
We will be adding more Historic Victoria Advertisements on Automobiles & Transportation, 1940-1949 to this page over time.
1940 Advertisement For Vancouver Island Coach Lines
This advertisement shows the bus fares between Victoria and other Vancouver Island destinations. Note the 1 1/4 fare for a round trip.
1940 Advertisement For Vancouver Island Coach Lines Trips To Victoria Beaches
This 19040 advertisement for Vancouver Island Coach Lines shows the bus schedules from downtown Victoria to Victoria beaches: Thetis Lake, Cadboro bay and Cordova Bay.
Unfortunately it does not provide fare prices.
1940 Advertisement For Plymouth, By Begg Motor Company, 865 Yates Street
The Begg Motor Company retained architect Ralph Berrill in 1926 to design and build its showroom at 865 Yates Street / 1250 Quadra Street.
The former Begg Motor Company building is still standing at 865 Yates Street.
1946 Advertisement For Firestone Tires, showing Victoria and Duncan Firestone Dealers
This advertisement is also interesting for its prominent statement that “Tire Rationing Ended”. Tires had been rationed during World War II (1939-1945)
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