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The world’s first car ad


In 1898, the Winton Motor Carriage Company took out an ad in Scientific American for its horse-free, hydrocarbon motored Winton Motor Carriage. The ad was the first of its kind and even brought in a customer. Robert Allison of Port Carbon, Pennsylvania became first person to purchase a Winton automobile after seeing the world’s first car advert.


Via Retronaut.

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  • bevision2dot0

    Back then cars were considered a way to reduce pollution! Think about a lot of horses everywhere and the type of solid and air pollution they produce!