Publication: Privately printed, n d 1933, N P
First edition. 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" color, decorated wrappers, 16 pp (including covers), illustrated in color with seven lithograph plates and numerous text illustrations. Scarce, and nicely illustrated 1933 dealer's catalogue for the first year of the Pontiac automobiles after the company was reorganized into the Pontiac Motor Co. replacing The Oakland Motor Car Co. founded in 1907 by Edward Murphy. This model year found Pontiac debuting an in-line 8-cylinder engine rated at 85 horsepower, and models selling for less than $ 600.00. Frank Hersey was the lead designer for Pontiac at the time, and his line-up in 1933 featured a stylish 4-door Sedan, 2-door Sedan, Sport Coupe fitted with rumble seat, Standard 2-door Coupe with wire wheels, Touring Coupe, Convertible Coupe, and speedy 2-door Roadster. These Pontiacs were considered some of the most stylish medium-priced American automobiles of the 1930s. A near fine copy of an important brochure in the history of Pontiac.
Inventory Number: 42855