THE BEST THERE EVER WAS

DAN PATCH AND THE DAWN OF THE AMERICAN CENTURY
A book by
SHARON B. SMITH

SELLING DAN PATCH

Among many Dan Patch songs was the Dan Patch Two-Step

Savage gave away Dan Patch soap to anybody who purchased a Dan Patch Washer.

Marion Savage sometimes sold the Dan Patch name to other manufacturers, although he tried to keep the business to himself.

Flip books of Dan Patch record miles were popular giveaways to go along with the Savage feed supplements.

The earliest Dan Patch ad, published shortly after his purchase by Marion Willis Savage.

Most Savage ads offered a poster of Dan Patch along with various products.

Third owner Marion Willis Savage was a relentless promoter and advertiser