This is an original 1944 color wartime print ad from the Ford Motor Company with an illustration of the start of the first transcontinental auto race on June 1, 1909 in front of New York City Hall. The race was won by Ford Car Number 2. "It had crossed the continent in 22 days and 55 minutes with New York air still in the two front tires."
This 67+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Full Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13 inches; 27 x 33 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising