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The New York herald. [volume] (New York, N.Y.) 1920-1924, October 01, 1920, Image 9

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^ | At this time when 1
' ! sensationally announc
I biles and other merchi
v I sire to give assurance t
| senger Transportation,
v 1 Sensible Six, that we
! price of our cars.
! Starting with the pi
I quired and continuing
{ over 80 per cent of the
I is labor.
I Over 80 per cent of
K% [ produced in large qua
4 j N When wages paid
J labor produces more pe
' \ of honestly priced autc
! reduction or tneir senn
j We have not heard
I workers are receiving
| If wages may be lc
! I mediate trend in that
I ~ In the production oi
| nomic life as the pass(
F J Oakland Pri
j of
. ! In 1915 Model 32 O:
! the market at $795 f. o.
J Since 1915 the whee
I lengthened five inches,
I hundred pounds, its h<
i its frame made deeper,
^ 1 has been enlarged, stre
, I If the present Mode
r is more than conserval
! and material costs at
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I compelled to list it to s<
a i In the event of unexne
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| struction of the Oaklan
j list price of our cars be
j purchaser who buys >
* !
^ |
' | Six
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teflon In
Qon cil
the public mind is disturbed by
ed price reductions of automoandise
and commodities, we deo
those who require Personal Passuch
as provided by the Oakland
do not anticipate reducing the
oduction of the raw material rethrough
to the finished product,
cost of an Oakland Sensible Six
the cost of all other automobiles
ntities is labor.
to labor are reduced, or when
ir man, then may manufacturers
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mioDiies legitimately eunsiuci luc
ig prices.
of any instance where automobile
lower wages.
>wered eventually we see no imdirection.
f so essential a factor in our ecomger
automobile?increasing as
ce Advance in Fh
' Labor and Mater
xkland Sensible Six was put on
b. tactory.
lbase of the Sensible Six has been
, its weight increased about four
^rsepower materially increased,
, and in many other ways the car
jngthened, improved and refined.
il 34-C had been built in 1915, it
:ive to say that, based on labor
that time, we would have been
ill at $1095, or more, f.o.b. factory.
cted reductions in the cos
id Sensible Six to a point v
tween October 1st, 1920, i
vithin the above mentior
th Largest Builders oi
>* . . ,
Price of i
>Ie Six
it does the personal efficiency of <
per cent--we believe the workers
the vehicle should be large benefic
tive character of their work.
If abnormal demand has been
enthusiastic expansion and inflai
instances, the wage earner should
as he must if powerful forces effe
prices whether or no.
True enough, there have been i
flated prices. There has been pro
enough, abnormal profits must be <
And that is what has been goin?
recently ?the price reductions yo
automobiles and other merchand
shaking out of the abnormal profits
are still there.
Manufacturers whose goods h
actual cost to produce, plus norms
/ ? *< i i*i
hated hgures with which to appe
public in sensational announcemei
tions." Prudent, studious buyers w
by erroneous principles.
re Years, Due to Inci
ial, Only 27.4 Per C
\v e are therefore able to say, i
servatism, that the present price (
sents an increase, due solely to in
rtf 0 / J. rvat* oar*4- T o r
<11 ill JilClLCri Kll, VJl &/.T JJCl V.W11L. L^Cll
year has kept this increase at a 1
Compare this increase with the
tomobiles and with commoditiesbuy
every day.
Nowhere have we been able to f
of merchandise that has increased ?
as the price of the Oakland Sensit
t of the labor and material tl
yhere we may properly and lc
md May 1st, 1921, we will ref
led period of time the amoi
>r Car Cc
r Automobiles in the Wo
I, 1758-60 BROADWAY
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iwners hv nearlv 57 ?
whose toil produces !
iaries of the construe- I
responsible for over- I
ted profits in certain |
not be made to suffer j
ct lower automobile l
nany instances of in- j
fiteering. And true !
eliminated. J
g on all around you \
u have witnessed in I
ise are the belated j
The normal nrofits i
lave been priced on j
il profit, have no in- {
al to the uninformed ! ^
its of "Price Reduc- I
ill not be misguided - I
reased Cost j
ilso with great con- ,
)f Model 34-C repre- !
creased costs of labor I
nrof rvt-nrli ir'fmn pqpIi I
ow figure. I
increase of other au- I
-with the things you j
ind a standard article j
is little in selling price j
>Ie Six. ! ^
iat enter into the con- i /
>?itimatelv reduce the I
'O *
und to every Oakland !
int of such reduction ]
rid I
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