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8:45pm June 12, 2012
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questionableadvice:

~ Overland ad, 1915via Vintage Ads LJ(click to enlarge)“Motoring is one of the real joys of living. Also, it’s a necessity to those who value time, and wish to annihilate distance.”

There’s still a Willys-Overland Motor Company, but it’s not the same company as in the ad. It is, however, the company that made the ubiquitous Willys Jeep. The $1075 in 1915 is about $24,200 in today’s buying power.

vdoc:

questionableadvice:

~ Overland ad, 1915
via Vintage Ads LJ
(click to enlarge)

“Motoring is one of the real joys of living. Also, it’s a necessity to those who value time, and wish to annihilate distance.”

There’s still a Willys-Overland Motor Company, but it’s not the same company as in the ad. It is, however, the company that made the ubiquitous Willys Jeep. The $1075 in 1915 is about $24,200 in today’s buying power.