Updated October, 2016
CVA 1399-494 – [Photograph of Acme Novelty B.C. Ltd building,
7832 6th St., Burnaby B.C.(VAIW Note: See photo and comment below: This was not located in Burnaby, as CVA asserts, but in Vancouver at – see the printed address on the rear of the ANC van below – 428 West 8th Ave). 197-?
This image appears to have been made sometime in the 1970s; right around the same period when the hapless Wile E. Coyote
was entertaining fantasies of terrorizing the nameless Roadrunner using machines built from products made by Acme
The company portrayed in the image, however, could not have been the same “Acme”; this one included “Novelty” in its corporate name – a word which would rarely be associated with the products produced by the fictional company portrayed in the Warner Brothers cartoon – and never with the cartoon’s plot.
CVA 1399-495 – [Photograph of Acme Novelty B.C. Ltd building] at 428 W 8th Ave., Vancouver. 197-?
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