OT - Win a free Ford, in June 1906

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Model T Ford Forum: Forum 2014: OT - Win a free Ford, in June 1906
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Rob Heyen - Nebraska on Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 09:59 am:

I'm putting some info together concerning the first Model Ns, and found this in my "stuff". I thought it was kind of entertaining.

The ad by "Hall and Lyon Co. shows the winning lottery ticket for a $500 Ford. The contest ended June 1st, 1906, and it appears the winners chose the cash instead of the Ford. This may have been a good choice, since the First Model Ns aren't' delivered until July, and only a few hundred are delivered by October 1 1906:




This ad appeared in the Pawtucket R.I. newspaper in July 1906. I think the same contest was held again, and "Hall and Lyon" are looking for the winner:


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