1960 Ford Advertisment, "The Silver Curve of Success - Galaxie by Ford"

Summary

Ford first used the Galaxie name in the 1959 model year. It denoted the top trim level on the automaker's full-size cars. The name, inspired by the U.S.-Soviet Space Race, remained in use on American cars through 1974. For 1960, Galaxies boasted chrome window moldings and body strips, and aluminum stone shields behind the rear wheels.

Ford first used the Galaxie name in the 1959 model year. It denoted the top trim level on the automaker's full-size cars. The name, inspired by the U.S.-Soviet Space Race, remained in use on American cars through 1974. For 1960, Galaxies boasted chrome window moldings and body strips, and aluminum stone shields behind the rear wheels.

Artifact

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Subject Date

1960

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

87.14.14.19

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 13.875 in

Width: 20.75 in

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