first edition Paper wrappers, with chromolithographed front wrapper. Original mailing envelope
1912 · Muncie, Indiana
by [Automotive Promotional Booklet]
Muncie, Indiana: Inter-State Automobile Company, 1912. 1st Printing. Paper wrappers, with chromolithographed front wrapper. Original mailing envelope. Bit of age-toning to wrappers. Rusted staple. Still, a pleasing VG+ copy in an unusued VG envelope which lacks its flap.. 24 pp. Profusely illustrated. 12" x 8"
Rare promotional catalogue from this short-lived company that began in 1909, initially failing in 1913, with the factory [et al] being then bought by one of the investors and the firm renamed the Inter-State Motor Company. Ultimately, this second iteration bought by General Motors in 1919.Herein, the firm's line of divers "40", "50", "30" models are described & hyped. (Inventory #: 42474)