1920 Gardner Ads
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Signs have a high quality baked on gloss finish, sublimation process and are made in America
Signs are crafted of aircraft grade quality aluminum.
Black border may be applied as appropriate for image.
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9 x 12 $16.88 .025 Thickness
12 x 16 $29.88 .025 Thickness
NOTE: Any two page ad can be split into two full size signs.
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Motor Age - Nov 27, 1919
This was one of the first national ads for Gardner;
just 7 weeks after the first showing.
Not yet in production but COMING.
Motor Age - Sept 23, 1920
The slogan "It speaks for itself" was first used with Banner Buggies
Motor Age - Nov 4, 1920
Price reduction from $1285 to $1195 took place October 1st
Motor Age - Jan 1, 1920
Likely the first 2 page ad for Gardner.
It was claimed that Gardner was the first to have
a 2 page auto ad in a major newspaper..
Saturday Evening Post - Oct 30, 1920
This month Gardner added a sedan to lineup, but used the touring for advertising
Saturday Evening Post - Dec 25, 1920
This ad brought a lawsuit from Carhart Motor in Oklahoma City, who had a similar ad. He was asking for $5,000,000