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Postcard - Giants Despair Hillclimb, Laurel Run, Pennsylvania, 1908

Postcard - Giants Despair Hillclimb, Laurel Run, Pennsylvania, 1908


3 1/2" x 5 1/2" black and white postcard. Postcard states, " The Perfected Great Chadwick Six Stock Runabout at the finish. Giants Despair Mountain, Wilkesbarre, nineteen hundred and eight, defeating all entrants." The Giants Despair Hillclimb is a 1 mile hillclimb established in 1906 just outside Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in Laurel Run, Pennsylvania. Willi Haupt drove the Great Chadwick 6-cylinder and won the race in 1:38.4 seconds on May 30th, 1908. Postcard has light wear to the extremities, is not stamped, nor addressed. Very good.

Inventory Number: 40195

$35.00