Buick Skylark Ads

These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. None of these are reproductions, all are original. Most of these are large ads, larger than our scanner bed. Therefore the view shown on the page may not completely show the ad. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.


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1953
Buick Skylark Convertible - Three color 6 1/2" x 10" ad has a drawing of a Yellow Convertible with the top down shown against a black background. The ad headline claims that this car is "Like the world of flight...on wheels."
March 1953
National Geographic
1
$8.00
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Skylark 12

1953
Buick Skylark Convertible - Black and white 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" ad that has drawings of a light-colored Convertible and a dark-colored Convertible, both with their tops down. The ad headline informs us that "It's beauty is just the beginning".
July 1953
National Geographic
1
$8.00
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Skylark 14

1961
Buick Skylark - Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a blue two-door stopped in front of an ornate gate. The man in the car is speaking to a smiling lady on the other side of the fence and the ad headline says "Buick announces the Skylark". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view..
May 19, 1961
Life magazine
2
$7.50
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Skylark 5

1961
Buick Skylark - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the lively car that is ready to handle anything. The ad has a picture of a Light-Colored Buick Skylark Two-Door Hardtop that has been parked on a wind-swept beach by a couple that stand watching the surf from the water's edge. The ad headline asks you to "Come challenge the wind" and the ad text poetically talks about the features of this car. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 9, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Skylark 16

1962
Buick Skylark Convertible - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a photo of a Light Yellow Convertible parked on an incline in front of a Chinese looking building. The ad headline states that "Buick announces the Skylark Convertible!" and the ad mentions many of the standard items and options including a 190-h.p. aluminum V-8 engine. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 20, 1962
Life magazine
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May 8, 1962
Look magazine
1
$7.50
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Skylark 13

1964
Buick Skylark - Full color 10" x 13" ad features a Blue Two-Door parked in a secluded wooded setting. Standing outside the closed car doors are a well dressed couple. The man is whispering into the woman's ear, probably trying to get her to give him the car keys back. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 13, 1963
Life magazine
2
$7.50
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Skylark 7

1964
Buick Skylark Wagon - Full color 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad that shows two looks at a white wagon. The first is an empty wagon with the headline "What happens when Buick brings out a brand new kind of wagon?". Below that is the same wagon surrounded by six adults, three kids, a small boat and fishing and camping equipment for them all. The ad headline answers that "Everyone goes fishing".
April 1964
Field & Stream
1
$7.50
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Skylark 9

1965
Buick Skylark Gran Sport - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that talks about Buick Engineers Gone Crazy. The ad has one of the patented Buick-on-an-angle pictures, this one showing a Red Buick Skylark Gran Sport being driven by an enthusiastic young man. The ad headline describes this car as being "A howitzer with windshield wipers. The new Buick Skylark Gran Sport. 400 cu. in./325 bhp." and the rest of the ad talks about other features that make this car worth looking at. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 12, 1965
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Skylark 17

1965
Buick Gran Sport - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that talks about one of the important things that turns a Buick into a Gran Sport. There is an angled picture that shows a Dark-Colored Buick Gran Sport against a brown background with the headline claiming that "You don't tuck a Wildcat V-8 into just any cage. New Skylark Gran Sport". The text goes on to explain that just "Stuffing a hulking engine onto a set of wheels is a long way from making a Skylark Gran Sport" and talks about the car that has to be built to take full advantage of the amazing engine that Buick has seen fit to install here. Their facts indicate that "Obviously, Skylark Gran SPort is a car designed for fun - and the sort of safety that lets you enjoy it".
April 2, 1965
Life magazine
0
$7.50
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1965
Buick Skylark GS - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad with an angled view of a red two-door Gran Sport against a white background. The headline asks "How did the new Buick Gran Sports win Cars Magazine's "Performance Cars of the Year" Award? Handsomely. Very handsomely". The text explains that both the Riviera and the Skylark shared this award and that a large factor in their winning is under their hoods: Wildcat V-8 performance. It mentions too that the handling was improved to take advantage of this superior performance. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 20, 1965
Look magazine
0
$7.50
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Skylark 10

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1965
Buick Skylark Gran Sport - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad that wants you to know that this car has style as well as power. Under the headline "There's more to the new Buick Skylark Gran Sport than meets the right foot" is a picture of a yellow Hardtop parked next to a lady wearing a yellow formal dress covered with a black cape. The ad text mentions some of the features that come with this car beside the "whacking-big 400-cu.in., 325-hp Wildcat V-8". It starts to mention other features but stops and says "Tell you what. Go visit your Buick dealer and ask for a test drive. And then see if the whole car doesn't match that accelerator pedal".
June 29, 1965
Look magazine
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July 2, 1965
Life magazine
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Skylark 18

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1966
Buick Skylark Gran Sport - Full color 10" x 13" ad that shows a yellow Gran Sport parked in a western range as a group of three satisfied people stands behind the car. The headline claims that "This is what mountain country looks like to the tuned car. What makes a car a car is styling, performance, ride and handling. Only when they're all tuned together is the car a Buick. Like this '66 Skylark Gran Sport". The text discusses the Tuned Car and what it means to Buick owners.
June 10, 1966
Life magazine
3
$7.50
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Skylark 1

1967
Buick Skylark - Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a white Skylark parked in front of a large group of people. The headline says "In '67 Buick" and the text urges you to "Get in with the In Crowd in a Skylark". It continues with a few of the reasons that people are buying Buick Skylarks and ends with the logic that "Four out of five new-car buyers pay Buick-sized prices. Shouldn't you have the Buick".
November 11, 1966
Life magazine
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December 3, 1966
Saturday Evening Post
1
$7.50
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Skylark 3

1967
Buick GS-340 - Full color 10" x 13" ad that introduces now two versions of their popular GS Cars. The picture in the ad shows a field with gently rolling hills with White GS-340 in the foreground and a red GS-400 convertible in the background. The headline trumpets "Buick's new GS-340. The minipriced GS-400" and explains that it is more affordable which means more people will be able to drive the car that everyone is wanting. It also mentions that the saying is still true that "When better automobiles are built, Buick will build them".
April 4, 1967
Look magazine
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April 7, 1967
Life magazine
2
$7.50
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Skylark 6

1968
Buick Skylark - Full color 10" x 13" ad for the common-sense improvements that Buick has made to this car. The ad has a picture of a parked light blue Two-Door Skylark with a man holding a horse that stands next to him. The caption says "'68 Buick. Now we're talking your language" and the text talks about how the 230-hp V-8 engines that were standard in all Skylark Custom models now runs on regular gas and that they have shortened the wheelbase and widened the front track to give better handling and easier parking. It also reminds us of the "full line of GM safety equipment".
October 27, 1967
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November 17, 1967
Life magazine
4
$7.50
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Skylark 4

1968
Buick Skylark GS-400 - Full color 15" x 10 1/2" Two-Page ad for this Responsive Mid-Size Car. The ad has a photo of a Blue Two-Door parked on a field where a man in a pullover sweater and black glasses is leaning on the hood while the sun is setting behind them. The ad headline tells us that "GS-400 comes with a 400-cubic-inch, 4-barrel, 340-hp., V-8." If you like a responsive car, we're talking your language. The ad mentions the heavy-duty suspension that has been installed on this car to go along with all of the power.
October 1967
Hot Rod
1
$7.50
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Skylark 15

1969
Buick Skylark - Full color 9 3/4" x 13" ad has a photo of an Olive-green two-door parked by a bike trail theough the woods. The ad headline explains "No wonder Buick owners keep selling Buicks for us." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the scanned view.
November 8, 1968
Life magazine
0
$7.50
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Skylark 11

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1969
GS 350 - Full color 8" x 10 3/4" ad for the Tuned car for Enthusiasts. There is a nice picture of a Green GS 340 cruising along a country highway as the two occupants enjoy the trees flying by. The ad headline says "Enthusiasts. Get enthused." and the text describes the quiet performance this car gives along with the comfort that you would expect.
December 1968
Hot Rod
1
$7.50
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Skylark 19

1969
GS 400 - Full color 8" x 10 3/4" ad for the Buick designed for enthusiasts. The ad has a picture of a Green Skylark GS 400 parked at a skeet shooting range where a group of people are shooting nearby. The text talks about the performance items that owners of this car will enjoy to the hilt including the 340 hp V8. It begins by assuring everyone that "Those hood scoops are functional" and goes into talking about everything that the open hood scoops feed. It then talks about the suspension and the transmission options before mentioning the Stage I GS 400 high-performance package.
October 1968
Hot Rod
1
$7.50
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Skylark 20

1970
Skylark Custom Sport Coupe - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad with a headline urging you to "Light your fire". There is a picture of a couple standing behind a Gold Skylark Custom Sport Coupe with a Black top looking as pleased as could be. The text talks first about the standard engine and the other engines available. It then moves into the high performance package and a few other engine-related features. It then spreads out to mention the wide tread fiberglass belted tires and the radio antenna in the windshield before going to the bucket seats and the floor-mounted automatic transmission. It says that "Every one is as exciting as we could make it" and mentions the Skylark Custom Sport Coupe. GS 455 and the GS.
November 18, 1969
Look magazine
0
$7.50
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Skylark 21

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1970
Buick GS455 Stage 1 - Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a smiling couple standing behind this hot new car. Ad headline, using a song from the time, says "Introducing automobiles to light your fire". The text describes what this car has and says "They're the cars you've been asking us to make". It talks about the Stage 1 performance package, if you want to really want performance. It makes you salivate with a mention of the 455 cubic-inch engine and warns you that the hood scoops are functional. It has a cooling system built for use and, if you need the best, Buick will give you four on the floor.
October 10, 1969
Life magazine
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November 4, 1969
Look magazine
0
$7.50
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Skylark 2

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1971
Buick Skylark Custom - Full color 10" x 13" ad that details that the features of this car that make it worth considering. The ad shows a Copper colored Two-door parked on the beach with a young couple in the background preparing to surf. The headline claims that "We give you better reasons to buy a new car than anyone else" and the text mentions and gives information on Pre-tested tires, Balanced Braking, Clean engines that also perform, Traditional Buick quality, Owner loyality and the Resale Value.
February 5, 1971
Life magazine
2
$7.50
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Skylark 8

1972
Buick Skylark 350 - Black and white 10" x 14" ad that tells us that for the "Buick Sklyark 350. The roof is on us." There is a photo of a Dark colored Buick Skylark with a white top parked with a well-dressed couple standing behind it. The ad tells us that you can "Buy a Skylark 350 specially equipped and we'll give you a sport vinyl top at no charge." It tells us that you can visit your Buick dealers and "order your Skylark with some of the options you'd probably want anyway" and the roof would be yours. It mentions four of the more popular options but it doesn't really tell us what you really have to order.
April 21, 1972
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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