VINTAGE JOHNSON MOTOR LINES TRUCK 13" RULER "RECALLED

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  • Sold Date: May 24, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
VINTAGE JOHNSON MOTOR LINES TRUCK 13" RULER "RECALLED" RARE RECALLED JOHNSON MOTOR LINES 13" RULER W/ A STORY!
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THIS IS PROBABLY THE ONLY RULER IN THE WORLD THAT EXPERIENCED A " RECALL" FROM THE COMPANY !!
'S THE STORY: JOHNSON MOTOR LINES , CHARLOTTE ,NC SENT A BUNCH OF THESE RULERS TO THE SALESMAN AT THE VARIOUS TERMINALS AS GIVE A WAYS TO CUSTOMERS......A FEW DAYS AFTER RECEIVING THESE RULERS WE WERE TOLD TO NOT HAND ANY MORE OUT BECAUSE THE VICE PRESIDENT'S WIFE , WHO HAD JUST MOVED INTO A NEW HOME, MEASURED ALL THE WINDOWS IN THE HOUSE USING THE RULER AND NEVER REALIZED THAT IT WAS 13 INCHES...NOT THE STANDARD 12 INCH RULER !!!
NEEDLESS TO SAY ALL THE CURTAINS AND DRAPERIES SHE ORDERED WERE THE WRONG SIZE AND THUS THE "RECALL OF THE RULERS " HAPPENED !!
I WAS WORKING FOR THE COMPANY BACK IN THE 70's WHEN THIS "FUNNY " STORY HAPPENED.....
YOUR BIDDING ON ONE USED RULER ...SHOWS SOME WEAR BUT STILL NICE CONDITION
The low starting price is your invitation to view the item up for auction and does NOT reflect the quality or value of the item !!
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