Oldsmobile Cutlass & F-85 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
VIEW AD
PAYPAL
1961
Oldsmobile F-85 - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has a drawing of a family of five driving their Blue-green four-door past the open doors of the small town fire station. The ad headline asks that "Before you buy any low-priced car...drive the new F-85. It's every inch an Oldsmobile". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
January 6, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 12

1961
Oldsmobile F-85 - Full color 10" x 13" ad has a drawing of a Copper colored Four Door being driven on a rural highway and a Blue Station Wagon having the groceries unloaded by a family of four. The ad headline warns you that "Before you buy any low-priced car...Drive the F-85...it's every inch an Oldsmobile!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 3, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 17

1961
Oldsmobile F-85 - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad has a drawing of a Blue four-door being driven on a roadway that follows the coast of a lake. The ad headline encourages you to "Drive the F-85...feel the difference a full eight cylinders make!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 17, 1961
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Cutlass 11

1961
Oldsmobile F-85 wagon - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has a drawing of a Blue wagon filled with people and a drawing of a Red wagon being unloaded at a Little League game. The ad headline claims that "You'll be braggin' about this F-85 wagon!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 21, 1961
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 10

1961
Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass - Black and white 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a drawing of a railroad station parking lot as two ladies sit in their F-85 and wait for their husbands. The ad headline lets you know that the ad will give you "Four Reasons why the F-85 Cutlass steers, handles even easier with Roto-Matic Power Steering". 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
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 18

1962
Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass - Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for the car that is "Better than ever in every way and every inch an Olds". The ad has a picture of a Blue Two-Door that has pulled up, on a snowy day, in front of a house to pick up another couple so that everyone can go ice skating. The ad has the word Sharp! written across the top of the picture. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
January 16, 1962
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 21

1962
Oldsmobile F-85 - Full color 9 3/4" x 12 1/2" ad with a drawing of a green four-door parked in a grassy field under a cherry blossom tree. There are several couples sitting in front of the car having a picnic while another lady sits in the car tying her hair up. The ad headline describes the car as "A picnic to drive...a pleasure to own" and urges you to "Ask any member of the outdoor crowd...he'll tell you". It claims to be able to seat sex with lunch baskets and all and is powered by an aluminum V-8 that takes any hill with never a second breath.
April 27, 1962
Life magazine
&
May 22, 1962
Look magazine
2
$7.50
View Cutlass 8

1963
Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass - Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a blue two-door parked in the rain while the young lady who has been driving and the other young man in the car are looking at the road map that a man holding an umbrella is showing them with instructions on how to get where they are going. The headline states that it is "Styled to start you wishing!" and the text talks about the aluminum engine that has been developed for this car and the fact that it can turn a full-circle in only 37 feet.
December 7, 1962
Life magazine
3
$7.50
View Olds Cutlass 1

1963
Oldsmobile F-85 - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the Stylish yet Inexpensive small car from Oldsmobile. The ad shows a Blue Four-Door Oldsmobile F-85 parked in a rural setting while the male driver is looking out the passenger window at another man who is talking to a young lady. The headline claims this car is "Big Time...on a small budget" and the text talks about the 195 horsepower aluminum V-8 that can go 6,000 between oil changes.
January 25, 1963
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 26

1964
Oldsmobile F-85 - Full color 20" x 13" Two-Page ad for the line of Olds F-85's that are available this year. The ad has an Autumn picture of a group of cars and people outside of the entrance to a stadium. The ad headline asks you to "Meet the new '64 Olds F-85...where the action is!" and the picture contains a Red Cutlass Holiday Coupe, a Blue Cutlass Convertible with the top down, a Blue F-85 Deluxe 4-Door Sedan and a Blue Station Wagon. The ad mentions these cars are available with a V-8 for action and a V-6 for economy which are both teamed with an all-new transmission. Both pages of this ad are larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 11, 1963
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 20

1964
Olds Vista-Cruiser - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for "a brand new kind of station wagon". There is a picture of a White Vista-Cruiser on a road filled with passengers as a train with the same style Vista-Dome runs behind it. There are two pictures at the bottom of the page that show the two diffferent ways you can have the rear of the vehicle. You can have the Third Seat up and facing forward so that passengers sitting there can join the conversation or you can have the seat down to enjoy the over 100 cubic feet of cargo space.
March 24, 1964
Look magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 24

1965
Oldsmobile F-85 - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has a photo of a Yellow Two-Door parked on a dirt road with a couple standing next to it as they enjoy the "great out-of-doors" while the sun sets behind them. The ad headline claims the car "Looks like a lot more than it costs...costs a lot less than you think." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 29, 1964
Look magazine
&
January 22, 1965
Life magazine
3
$7.50
View Cutlass 19

1965
Vista-Cruiser - Full color 6 1/2" x 10" ad for the "New sky's-the-limit look in station wagons!". This ad, which is a smaller version of another one on this page, shows a light-tan Vista-Cruiser that has been parked on a grassy area near some trees that will provide needed shade. There is a family of four unloading their car with the ingredients for a successful picnic. The text talks about what is behind the driver's bench and claims that with both seats down you will realize over 100 cubic feet of cargo space. At the bottom of the ad are two pictures that show how things look with the seat up and how it looks with the seats down.
December 1964
National Geographic
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 23

1965
Oldsmobile Vista-Cruiser - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad with a photo of a tan colored Vista-Cruiser wagon parked on a grassy field under several trees as the parents unload the picnic basket and their children. The ad headline introduces the "New sky's-the-limit look in station wagons!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view. November 28, 1964
Saturday Evening Post &
November 13, 1964
Life magazine
2
$7.50 View Olds Cutlass 2
1965
Oldsmobile Vista-Cruiser - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has a photo of a White Vista-Cruiser parked on a white floor being admired by a family of four. The ad headline claims that the "Olds Vista-Cruiser carries more than 100 cubic feet of cargo...the proudest family in town...and a price that starts below 38 other station wagons!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
April 23, 1965
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 14

1965
Cutlass 4-4-2 - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad for this popular Muscle Car. The ad has a picture of a Red Convertible with a couple loading it up with pillows and a headline that calls it a "New package of instant action: Olds 4-4-2". The ad has a quick list of what makes this car hot and a claim that "...prices start below any other high-performance car in America designed for everyday driving". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
January 30, 1965
Saturday Evening Post
1
$8.50
View Cutlass 22

1966
Oldsmobile Cutlass - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has a photo of a Red two-door parked on a gravel lot as, behind the car, a man plays his guitar for a laughing woman. The ad headline claims "Cutlass - You're looking at a lot of car (but not a lot of money)!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 18, 1966
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Cutlass 13

1966
Olds 4-4-2 - Full color 9 3/4" x 12" ad for the "Swinging new kind of sports car excitement" that the Oldsmobile can give you. The ad shows a Red Two-Door parked on a red and black background with the male driver sitting majectically in the car. The ad talks about it's performance at a "surprisingly modest price" and asks for you to "Look to Olds for the New!".
November 5, 1965
Life magazine &
November 30, 1965
Look magazine
2
$8.50
View Cutlass 4

1966
Olds Vista-Cruiser - Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for this Low-Cost Wagon that is Full of Value. There is a picture of a lady and her two children sitting in their Dark Blue Olds Vista-Cruiser on a paved road that is overlooking a lake where a man has lost interest in the fishing he is there for and, instead, stands gaping at this automobile. The headline says that "You'd expect a wagon this big and beautiful to cost a bundle more. But that's Oldsmobile's Vista Cruiser for you. Full of surprises." The text lists some of the surprises in order starting with the distinctive look. It then goes on to the room followed by the comfort and the ride. It mentions performance before touching on the biggest surprise which is the price.
December 3, 1965
Life magazine &
March 22, 1966
Look magazine
2
$7.50
View Cutlass 25

1967
Olds 4-4-2 - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad shows eight interior and exterior views of a Gold 4-4-2 convertible. The ad headline says that "You'll find enough swingin' things on this page for several good cars. Or one great one: Olds 4-4-2".
October 28, 1966
Life magazine
1
$8.50
View Cutlass 7

1967
Oldsmobile Vista-Cruiser - Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has a photo of a White Vista-Cruiser with wood trim being loaded by a family of four for their skiing trip. The ad headline warns to "Make way for the '67 Oldsmobile Vista-Cruiser". It also claims that "Your famiy never had it so good. Or roomy. Or comfortable. or beautiful." The ad then lists many of the features that sill make this car a classic. November 25, 1966
Life magazine,
February 21, 1967
Look magazine &
November 5, 1966
Sat. Eve. Post
3
$7.50 View Olds Cutlass 3
1968
Oldsmobile Cutlass S - Full color 10" x 13" ad has a photo of a Blue Four-Door with a man in a suit standing by the driver's side door. The ad headline warns you that "If you drive one, you may not want to bring it back." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 23, 1968
Saturday Evening Post
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 16

1968
Oldsmobile Vista-Cruiser - Full color 10" x 12 1/2" ad has a photo of a Gold and wood-trim Vista-Cruiser parked with a family of five standing next to it. The ad headline claims that "Young budgets never had it so good." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 8, 1968
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 15

1969
Oldsmobile Vista-Cruiser - Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that claims that an "Olds Vista-Cruiser: Keeps a sharp lookout with 11 windows". To highlight this fact there is a Vista-Cruiser parked with a Yellow upper body and a Brown lower body parked facing to the front with, next to this car, there is two Western men standing there having roped three other men who are just standing. The back wall has a large, blown-up photo of three other western men staring out at the world. The ad tells us that "It's easy to see the extra value Olds puts in a wagon - value that always exceeds its price. Take a look: Over 100 cubic feet of cargo space. 2 and 3 seat models - and all seats face forward. Tinted Vista-Roof. You can order a luggage rack for it. And a tailgate that drops or swings. You'll see youngmobile thinking in its new styling, Rocket 350 V-8 Engine, GM safety features, too".
February 21, 1969
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View
Cutlass 27

1970
Oldsmobile Vista-Cruiser - Full color 10" x 12" ad shows photos of the "Olds Vista-Cruiser: The all-family Escape Machine" from both sides. The photos state that the car can be used For holidays and For hauling. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 31, 1969
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Cutlass 5

1980
Olds Cutlass Supreme - Full color 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" ad that shows a dark blue two-door outside of a very fancy building where everyone is checking this car out. The ad headline claims that "There's more to Cutlass Supreme than meets the eye".
March 10, 1980
Sports Illustrated
1
$7.50
View Cutlass 6

1988
Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Full color 9 1/2" x 11 3/4" ad has a photo of a White two-door parked against a white background. The ad headline explains that "This is not your father's Oldsmobile". 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, 1988
Rolling Stone
1
$7.00
View Cutlass 9










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