Author Archives: Peter Winnewisser

Ford salesmen kept on pitching afer the deal was sealed

In 1933, Ford dealers and salesmen received a one-page flyer from the Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Mich., containing selling hints. The flyer included a number of points for salesmen to keep in mind when making a sale, and following the sale. More »

Categories: Features | Leave a comment

Cruising for Ford Customers

South Dakota Ford salesmen had a unique approach to finding customers back in the 1930s: find people who need a car and drive them to work. More »

Categories: Features | Tags: | Leave a comment

Those Precious Pedal Cars

A photographic look back at pre-World War II pedal cars. More »

Categories: Features | Leave a comment

Never too young for a ’34 Ford

A 33-year-old collector patiently waited 10 years before he was able to buy this 1934 Cabriolet in showroom condition. More »

Categories: 30's Cars, Features | Tags: , | Leave a comment

An old-time Ford Christmas

The spirit of Christmas was always apparent in the pages of Ford’s in-house publications, Ford Times and Ford News. More »

Categories: Features | Tags: | Leave a comment