1944 Ad Ford Transcontinental Car Race 1909 NYC Start - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING FT2


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)

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