Advertisements from long, long ago — classic car edition

16 Responses to Advertisements from long, long ago — classic car edition

  1. There must be something wrong with me. These ancient ads made me want to go car shopping. Seriously. A Camaro! Yeah! Powder blue! No, fire engine red! With soft leather seats, fit for a kitten. I’ll let my husband worry about all the money and mechanical stuff…

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  2. What great cars! The fins! The grills! Bench seats! The ginormous interiors! I want a Wayfarer! Or an “all steel” Plymouth Suburban.

    And 25¢/G gas to drive all that steel around.

    I know our mechanic would rather work on one of those old buggies than the new cars. He had to almost take out the engine just to change a hose on our Nissan.

    Another advantage of all those cars: They’ll still run after an EMP!

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  3. Heh- got so distracted by the cars themselves almost forgot to laugh at the crazy old ad copy.

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  4. Thomas says:

    One beauty — the ~1938 Packard — among so many beasts. Sad to say, I remember all of them. There were still unrestored 1938 Packards roaming the land when I was a lad.

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  5. ksbeth says:

    these are amazing !

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  6. Would you believe that I once owned a Morris Oxford like the one shown? Back in the 1960’s. Bought itsecond hand for £100, when I lived in Melbourne.

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  7. Yvonne says:

    Oh, I really want/need that last car.

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  8. floridaborne says:

    My dogs would love the plymouth suburban. Enough windows for all of them. 🙂

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  9. Very edumacational, Bird. Liked it a lot, but is that a cat in the Corvette or a flying monkey from the Wizard of Oz??? I’m kinda scared to go to sleep now!

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  10. Will S. says:

    Gorgeous old beasts.

    A vanished world, alas…

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