These recipes are from this 1940s booklet advertising Great Western vermouth.
1/2 Sweet Vermouth, 1/2 Applejack, Dash orange bitters. Stir well with cracked ice and serve in cocktail glass.
1/3 Dry Vermouth, 1/3 Sweet Vermouth, 1/3 Gin. Stir well with cracked ice and strain.
One small glass Dry Vermouth, one small liqueur glass Creme de Cassis. Out in an 8 oz. highball glass with a cube of ice and fill with soda or seltzer and stir.
Queen Elizabeth Cocktail
1/2 Dry Vermouth, 1/4 Benedictine, 1/4 Lime Juice. Stir with ice. Strain and serve in cocktail glass.
These are my in-laws, Jack and Dorothy Reynolds, out on a date in the 1940s after my father-in-law got back from serving in the South Pacific. Look at that swanky zebra banquette.