Flat Tires and Engine Misfires

A Collection of the Odd, Weird, Fun and just plain
Interesting side of Automotive Cataloging from the

AACA Library and Research Center

Very Late But…:
Here’s the cover of a 1956 Christmas themed brochure from Chevrolet.

Very Late But…:

Here’s the cover of a 1956 Christmas themed brochure from Chevrolet.

#Christmas in July #Santa #1950s #Chevrolet #vintage ads #antique cars
1951 Willys Overland Station Wagon

1951 Willys Overland Station Wagon

(Source: aacalibrary)

#willys overland #1950s #1951 #station wagon #vintage ads
Mercury car optional equipment 1976

Mercury car optional equipment 1976

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#car seat #tot #safety first #mercury #1970s #1976 #Bibendum #Michelin Man #early advertising #early 1900s #vintage #history

An early 70s commercial promoting the Oldsmobile Cutlass Swivel Bucket Seats.

(Source: aacalibrary)

#oldsmobile #cutlass #swivel seats #1970s #vintage commercials

Have you seen this boy? John Connor better watch out. The T1000 is gunning for him. 

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#terminator 2 #t1000 #john connor #haveyouseenthisboy #pontiac #1982

1974 Cadillac Promotional Photographs

(Source: aacalibrary)

#cadillac #1974 #cars #eldorado #de ville #chevy impala #chevrolet #cars #1968 #1960s
Don’t Try this at Home, Kids:
The family dog has enough to worry about than carting you around on your 1906 Studebaker Jr. wagon.

Don’t Try this at Home, Kids:

The family dog has enough to worry about than carting you around on your 1906 Studebaker Jr. wagon.

#dog #dogs #Studebaker #antique toys #toy #vintage #vintage advertising #early 1900s #1906 #family dog

Running Michelin Man Origin Story:

1925 (top left) marked the appearance of the first image of the Michelin Man running, and this would later evolve into the company’s logo.

1955 logo (top left)

1996 logo (bottom)

#Michelin #Bibendum #tire #vintage ads #fitness #historic #running #jogging #Michelin Man