Friday, June 29, 2012
June 1957 Spitzer Used Cars Ad
It caught my eye because whoever did the layout on the ad used up 1/3 of the space with a cartoon. Now that's my kind of layout artist.
It's also kind of interesting because of the now obsolete brands: Plymouth, Oldsmobile, Studebaker and Hudson. According to this Wiki entry, the Hudson brand was phased out by the end of 1957.
If I had been shopping for a used car back in 1957, I'm not sure that I would have been interested in that '54 Studebaker listed in the ad – devilishly priced at $666 dollars!