|Pedro Ferreira sent us this advertisement for Cottin &
Desgouttes published in the Portuguese magazine “Ilustração
Portuguesa” n.º 427 on 27 April 1914.
A. Black & Cia were the importing agents for Cottin et Desgouttes in Portugal. They indicated the names of the first eight clients who bought cars during the five month period before they started advertising.
This ad can also be seen on the following page.
|Another advertisement for Cottin & Desgouttes, in the same
magazine in February 1914.
Pedro writes "I now understand why it is said that these cars have an « energia em rampa » which can be translated by energy in climbs."
|Roger Dubois writes : "While sorting old family papers, I found an issue of Illustration, dated December 3rd 1921, in which there was a half-page advertisement for a Cottin and Desgouttes..."|