Hudson 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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YEAR
DESCRIPTION
SOURCE
QTY.
PRICE
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PAYPAL
1917
" Hudson Super Six Proves Endurance" September 1917
Successful Farming
1
$8.50 View Hudson 1
1925
Hudson Coach September 1925
Farm Journal
0
$8.50 View Hudson 2

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1927
Super-Six - Black and white 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad with a headline "The Super-Six principle". The ad has a drawing of a Four-Door Hudson Brougham and the text of the ad talks about how the Hudson and the Essex are both using this powerful engine. The ad includes a list of the models of both cars that come equipped with this item.
February 1927
Farm Journal
1
$8.50
View Hudson 21

1927
Hudson - Black and white 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad for the Hudson Super-Six. The ad headline introduces "A New Power in Motordom!" and includes prices for their seven models.
October 1927
Farm Journal
1
$8.50
View Hudson 13

1933
Hudson Terraplane - Black and white 9 3/4" x 13" ad has a photo of a dark four-door parked with a woman looking at it from behind the corner of a building. The ad headline claims that the "Bigger, Roomier Terraplane leads 1933 Hudson-built Line". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
January 7, 1933
Saturday Evening Post
0
$8.00
View Hudson 11

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1935
Hudson and the Hudson-built Terraplane - Black and white 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad that calls attention to their Electric Hand. There is a picture of three people sitting in the front seat of one of these cars that is being driven by a woman. The lady driving is looking ahead, as a driver should, and the two passengers are staring at the Electric Hand which is prominent in the picture the way it is arranged. The text calls it "the greatest convenience since the self-starter" and continues on to explain how it works and how with it you have "Room for elbows - room for legs". The ad mentions a few other features like the first Steel Roof and the Bendix Rotary-Equilized Brakes before showing list prices of $585 for the Hudson-built Terraplane, $695 for the Hudson Six and $760 for the Hudson Eight
February 23, 1935
Saturday Evening Post
1
$8.00
View Hudson 25

1937
Hudsons & Terraplanes - Black and white 7 3/4" x 12" ad for how easy and comfortable driving will be if you do it in a New Hudson or Terraplane. There is a large picture of a lady sitting on the bench seat of her new car actually having to reach her legs out for the pedals. The headline says this car will give the occupants "Living Room Comfort Transplanted" and there is another, smaller picture of this same lady sitting in her living room with two of her friends on the davenport. The lady reaches her arm out and declares that "The front seat of my car is almost as wide as this davenport, and the front floor is as clear of levers as this floor, right here!". The text urges you to "try this New Way To Drive" and talks about the Selective Automatic Shift. It explains that "you just flick a finger up at the steering wheel...lift your toe from the accelerator pedal! That's all...grars shift themselves!". In the large picture that shows the front seat room you can see the lady driver touching the rotary shifter on the steering column in order to change the gear she is in. The text also claims these are "America's No. 1 Cars" and mentions being "No. 1 in size" with more length, "No. 1 in Power" with 96 horsepower in the Terraplane and 122 horsepower in the Hudson Eight. and "No. 1, too, in performance and endurance".
March 1937
Better Homes & Gardens
1
$8.00
View Hudson 24

1939
Hudson - Black and white 10" x 14" ad has a drawing that includes a Light-Colored Four-Door being driven down a driveway past several ladies in a swimming pool who are waving to the driver and a Light-Colored Convertible with the top down that has parked and the driver has just unloaded his golf clubs. The ad headline claims that "There's a Certain Something about a Hudson that you don't get in any other car" and the ad mentions that prices start at $695. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 8, 1939
Life magazine
0
$8.00
View Hudson 18

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1940
Hudson Six - Full color 9 3/4" x 12" ad with a drawing of a red convertible containing three people driving along a country road surrounded by flowers. The ad headline proclaims "New to the lowest price field! Such Room, Comfort, Power, Safety! Hudson Six" and the ad mentions that the prices start at $670. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad are not visible in the scanned view.
May 13, 1940
Life magazine
0
$8.00
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1942
Hudson - Black and white 9 1/2" x 13" ad with a headline claiming that "Hudson sets the pace for '42". The ad contains six different small drawings of new features and changes in this year's car. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad are not visible in the scanned view.
September 22, 1941
Life magazine
0
$8.00
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1948
Hudson - Full color 7 1/4" x 10" ad that shows a blue four-door driving past a city park while the pedestrians admire the car's lines and looks. The ad headline claims that "Excited Millions are saying. 'This time it's Hudson, the car you step down into!"
April 12, 1948
Time magazine
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$8.00
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1948
Hudson - Full color 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" ad that claims "Here's the car they said was years away!". The ad shows a blue four-door that has just pulled up to a gathering of people that have come out to admire it.
May 10, 1948
Time magazine
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$8.00
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1949
Hudson - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has a drawing of a Blue four-door that looks to be as long as a limousine driving on a busy city street. The ad headline lets you know that the ad text will let you know "How the low-built Hudson sets the pace in motor-car design". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 1949
Country Gentleman
1
$8.00
View Hudson 15

1949
Hudson - Black and white 9 1/2" x 8 1/2" ad has a drawing of a four-door with three occupants. The ad headline talks about the "Revelation Ride" and lists the names and addresses of the dealers in the eastern Michigan area. This ad is wider than my scanner bed so the side edges will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 20, 1949
Detroit Free Press
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$8.00
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1949
Hudson - Full color 10" x 13" ad explains that "Hudson brings you the most of all you've wanted most!". The ad talks about how their new "step-down" design enables them to give you many more options.
May 1949
Country Gentleman
1
$8.00
View Hudson 3

1950
Hudson Custom Commodore Series 4-Door Sedan - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a drawing of a big Red Four-Door driving past a building where several people are standing out front waving to the car and it's occupants. The ad headline says "Announcing New 1950 Hudsons with 'the new Step-Down Ride'." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 27, 1950
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Hudson 19

1950
Hudson -Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has drawings of a Red four-door driving past a father and his children who are playing in the park and a Blue four-door driving in a very desolate landscape. The ad headline talks about the facts, "Most Room! Best Ride! Safest! 'The New Step-Down Ride'". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 1950
Country Gentleman
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$8.00
View Hudson 12

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1950
Hudson - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad shows a massive Blue four-door cruising past a golf course as a pair of golfers who happened to hit close to the road watch in awe. The ad headline begins the explanation of "Why a 'recessed floor' means most Room! Best Ride! Safest!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 29, 1950
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Hudson 8

1951
Hudson Hornet - Full color 10" x 13" ad has a drawing of a Blue four-door sedan being driven with three happy occupants. The ad headline calls attention to the "Hudson for '51". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 6, 1950
Life magazine
0
$8.00
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1953
Hudson - Black and white 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the Performance, Durability and Safety of their cars. The ad has a large photo of a stock car race track filled with cars and people. The ad headline claims that "Hudson captures every National AAA Record in public Stock-Car competition with 16 makes!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 8, 1952
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Hudson 20

1953
Hudson Hornet - Full color 7 1/2" x 10 3/4" ad for their Sensational Engine Development. There is a drawing of a Yellow Hudson Hornet Sedan with a Brown Top moving at a fast rate of speed with its two occupants and the headline calls this car "Unbelievable...until you try it!". The text talks about the Twin H-Power by describing how it will help you in your everyday driving and shows a chart that compares the Twin H-Power Curve with the Normal Power Curve. The ad ends by telling us that this engine was available in the Hudson Hornet, the Hudson Wasp and the luxurious Commodore Six.
November 1952
Farm Journal
1
$8.00
View Hudson 23

1953
Hudson Hornet - Black and white 10" x 13" ad has a drawing of a Hudson Hornet four-door Sedan being driven on a curvy mountain road. The ad headline wants you to "Now try Hudson, the style leader with the winning wallop" and mentions that this car is the National Stock-Car Champion. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 14, 1953
Saturday Evening Post
1
$8.00
View Hudson 14

1955
Hudson Hornet Custom Sedan - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad had a photo of a Yellow and white Sedan parked in front of an Oriental style building with actors John Forsythe and Eli Wallach looking at the car along with other members of the movie The Tea House of the August Moon. The ad headline claims that "New Hudson Hornets, Wasps, Ramblers do more for you...". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 25, 1955
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Hudson 17

1955
Hudson Hornet Hollywood Hardtop - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 3/4" ad shows a red and white four-door parked next to the water as professional water skiers perform just offshore. The ad headline says that "Beautiful, new Hudsons by American Motors give you all these extras...at no extra cost". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 27, 1955
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Hudson 9

1957
Hudson Hornet V-8 - Full color 10" x 14" ad that announces this car being "way up in power, way down in price!". The ad has a large picture of a Green and Black 1957 Hudson Hornet V-8 Hardtop that has pulled onto and parked in an area where a small football game is being played on what looks to be a Sunday morning after church. One of the players is checking out the back of the car while the mother is talking to the driver while the daughter is looking at the roomy back seat. There are eight smaller pictures that concentrate on special features such as being Lower Outside, Higher inside, Slim Outside, Wider inside, having the World's newest V-8...255 hp, new Hydra-Matic, being Built for safety and double comfort. The text describes the car in glowing features while mentioning having "a choice of 32 eye-catching color combinations". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 12, 1956
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Hudson 22









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