Longing for the 1930s

It’s amazing to reflect on the rise of prices throughout the 20th century and into the 21st century.

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An free demonstration advertisment and order form for a Martin Mail Order $200 Automobile.

In the 1930s, a mail order car cost $200, and this pricing includes a box that you can use regularly as a garage. The freight is $50 to transport the car directly to the customer. It’s worthwhile to note that there is no interest added to the $5 weekly payment spanning 35 weeks!

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The Martin Automobile manual, including all of the features of the car and how those features make it a remarkable car for its time.

 

 

 

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