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February 13, 2019
From the Ipswich Tribune, August 27, 1931 edition
Big Difference in Car Prices Today
A standard Chevrolet passenger car listing at $2,500.00!
That message, if heralded from billboards or the advertising pages of newspapers today, would cause considerable wonderment and speculation among the millions of present Chevrolet owners. Yet it was a more or less familiar sight back in 1913 when the company was getting into its second year of operation, and actually priced one model at that figure, the highest at which a standard Chevrolet has ever sold.
This 1913 car, an accident prospectus says, h...