Mercury Comet 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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DESCRIPTION
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PRICE
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PAYPAL
1960
Mercury Comets - Full color 10" x 13" ad announcing the "first of the compact cars...with fine-car styling and priced with or below other compact cars." There is a drawing of a pier with boats and fisherman and parked on the pier is a white Station Wagon and driving by on the road is a Red Two-Door. The text lists and explains what went into the making of a Comet and ot wants you to "Compare them all..and you'll come away with a Comet"..
April 25, 1960
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 4

1960
Mercury Comet - Black and white 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has a photo of a Two-door Comet with a lady sitting in it looking at a man and a young boy who are standing on the passenger side. The ad headline states that "This is the COMET...newest member of the Ford Family of Fine Cars". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 1960
Boy's Life
1
$7.50
View Comet 15

1960
Mercury Comets - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for America's Newest Compact Car. The ad has a picture that shows a Blue Two-Door Sedan parked on an incline at a Garden Nursery and a White Four Door Station Wagon that is being loaded up with purchases for the yard. The ad headline tells us that "Comet offers two and four-door sedans - two and four-door station wagons" and the ad text talks about the gas mileage and the extras that are standard. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 23, 1960 &
June 7, 1960
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 17

1961
Mercury Comet - Full color 10" x 13" ad that explains how the Mercury Comet can be "The only compact car with fine car styling...priced with or below the other compacts." The large picture shows a Red Four-Door traveling on an ice-covered street with the picture at the bottom of the ad showing a Light Blue Station Wagon. The ad claims that "Comet is really value-packed" and the text discusses some of the features that make it so.
November 7, 1960
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Comet 3

1961
Mercury Comet - Full color 10" x 13" ad claiming that the Mercury Comet is "The only compact car with Fine-Car Styling, Big-Car Ride and Family Size." There is a large picture that shows a Blue Four-Door parked at the bottom of a ski slope filled with skiers who all seem to be coming toward this new car to take a look. At the bottom of the ad is a picture of a Light Blue Station Wagon and the text in-between expounds upon the claims made earlier in the ad..
March 3, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 2

1961
Mercury Comet S-22 - Full color 10" x 13" ad intent on showing you "the newest, niftiest interior under the smartest roof in the compact field." In the background of the picture is a White Mercury Comet parked with the driver's door open allowing you to look inside and see the Red Vinyl interior. In the foreground of the picture are the seats, the steering wheel and the dashboard that were to be found in this car. Occupying the passenger side of the front seat is a sunglass-wearing woman who is resting comfortably with her left elbow on the back of the seat. The text goes into more detail about the wealth of items to be found inside every Comet car.
May 5, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 7

1964
Mercury Comet Caliente - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a photo of a Green Comet seen from the front view. The car is shown against a black background and the ad headline calls is the "First True Luxury Car in the Compact-Price range...and evry bit as hot as it looks!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 15, 1963
Life magazine
0
$7.50
View Comet 11

Temporarily
Sold Out

1964
Mercury Comet - Full color 10" x 13" ad for the reliability of the 1964 Mercury Comet. There are two pictures that show the Comet in action. The first picture is at the top showing several cars racing along a raceway. The Comet which has the lead sees three other cars behind it. The other picture shows a Mercury Comet sitting there and the camera has done a nice job if illuminating the front. The text says "You get the solid, road-hugging stance of the world's durability champion...in every '64 Comet". The ad then says "You also get the same engineering skill that made Comet's championship performance at Daytona International Speedway possible.".
January 31, 1964
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Comet 18

1964
Mercury Comet Cyclone - Full color 10" x 13" ad announcing the introduction of the Comet Cyclone. This ad, similar to another Comet ad on this page, shows a Red Comet against a white background with the image of cars racing around a banked track. The text explains that Mercury recently performed a test where several specially-equipped Comets were run around the Daytona track for 100,000 miles at an average of 105 mph. No mention is made as to what repairs had to be made during this time but the text does mention the features you will get in each Comet Cyclone
February 21, 1964
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 8

1964
Mercury Comet Cyclone - Full color 10" x 13" ad introducing the Comet Cyclone. Pictured is the side-view of a Red Comet Cylone against a blue background with faint images of a car racing around a banked track. That proudly announce that several specially-equipped Comets were tested for 100,000 miles each at Daytona while averaging over 105 mph. The text mentions the items of interest that are standard before warning us that the vinyl covered roof shown in the picture is optional.
March 10, 1964
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 5

1964
Mercury Comet - Full color 9 3/4" x 13" ad has several photos of a Red Two-Door. The top photo shows a car being driven on the high banked turns of a race track and has the headline claiming "Durability Champion! This Comet drove 100,000 miles at over 105 miles per hour!". The other photo gives us a closer look at this car, resting and ready for action. This ad headline calls it the "Sales Champion! This is Comet's Leap Year...sales almost doubled!" . The text gives more details about some of the races and rallys these cars have been in.
June 5, 1964
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 13

1965
Mercury Comet - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad with a drawing of a red two-door parked in a line of sports car types. The ad headline explains that "We couldn't build Comet much tougher - so we built it more beautiful for '65". The text says that "Now Comet's got a shining new wrap for all that ruggedness underneath". It even claims that you can go from a 200 cu. in. to a Cyclone Super 289 V-8 225 hph. The claim is made that this is the world's 100,000 mile durability champion.
November 20, 1964
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Comet 9

1965
Mercury Comet - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad with a drawing of three cars being driven, in a line, on a snow-covered road with signs indicating they are in Fairbanks, Alaska in the background. The ad headline indicates that the ad text will answer the question "Why we drove these beautiful Comets from Cape Horn to Fairbanks in 40 days and 40 nights". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 26, 1965
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 10

1966
Mercury Comet Caliente Convertible - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has a photo of a Red Convertible against a white background with a young couple standing by it's site. The ad headline claims that you can "Enjoy the great outdoors in this great indoors: Comet Caliente". There is an overhead picture that allows us to see the red interior and the comfortable way the dashboard is set up. The text goes even further by talking about English-pleat vinyl seats, an instrument panel that is all business and honest metal knobs. It offers three muscular engines up to a 390 2-barrel V-8.
November 19, 1965
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Comet 14

1966
Mercury Comet Cyclone - Full color 10" x 12 1/2" ad bringing attention to the "new lengths for room, action and luxury" that the Mercury Comet is bringing you. Pictured is a red Hardtop with the Optional Twin Scoop GT Hood with a couple so anxious about the car they are running from the passenger side to get to the driver's side. The text talks about what changes have been made to give this new Length and that there are 13 Models to choose from.
December 24, 1965
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Comet 1

1966
Mercury Comet - Full color 10" x 13" ad that announces that Comet has sold over one million cars and is now working on the second million. A happy couple is shown rejoicing at the news that Mercury is holding a 2nd Million Sale. Pictured in the ad is a Red Caliente 2-Door Hardtop and a White Sports Coupe, each with the same happy couple looking them over. The text mentions that the Sports Coupe is a New, Limited Edition and mentions the special features that it comes with.
February 18, 1966
Life magazine
3
$7.50
View Comet 6

1966
Mercury Comet Cyclone GT convertible - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has a photo of a Red convertible with markings that identify it as the Official Indianapolis 500 Pace Car parked against a white background. There are a couple lounging on this car as the ad headline explains that "'Indy' 500 discovers Mercury Cyclone GT". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 27, 1966
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Comet 12

1971
Mercury Comet GT - Full color 7 3/4" x 11" ad has a photo of a White Comet GT taken from the front and several smaller photos of interior and exterior views of this car. The ad headline calls this "The better small car. 1971 Mercury Comet GT".
Movember 1970
Playboy
1
$7.50
View Comet 16









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