At first, I wondered how a bandleader like Fred Waring ended up as spokesman for a tire company, but then I heard about the Goodrich Silvertown Orchestra, the radio show hosted by the tire company. It seems they have a rich musical tradition. Which is why we're getting advice on how to spot a good tire from a musician. Not sure that follows, exactly, but there it is. This large format ad is original, and taken from a 1950 copy of Collier's magazine.