Retrotisement: The General Tire

When you think of Valentine’s Day you think about chocolates and flowers, right?  Well I don’t.  No sir, I think tires!  And I’m not the only one, if this 1952 ad for General Tire (from The Saturday Evening Post) is any indication.

The General Tire Valentine's Day ad, 1952

So fellas, if you’re still stuck for V-Day ideas and it’s zero hour, consider a set of these beauties for the lady in your life.  Just don’t be surprised if she tries to run you down after they’re installed.

(For more, um, romantic ads, check out the my Valentine’s Day Retrotisements gallery.)