Advertising Poster for Metz Automobiles, "Metz '22,' Winner of the Glidden Tour," 1913

Summary

The Metz Company operated in Waltham, Massachusetts, circa 1909 to 1921. Its first automobiles were inexpensive "kit" cars purchased by customers -- and shipped to them -- in installments. Metz shifted to fully-assembled vehicles in 1911. Two years later, Metz Model 22 cars won the Glidden Tour, a reliability and endurance competition sponsored by the American Automobile Association.

The Metz Company operated in Waltham, Massachusetts, circa 1909 to 1921. Its first automobiles were inexpensive "kit" cars purchased by customers -- and shipped to them -- in installments. Metz shifted to fully-assembled vehicles in 1911. Two years later, Metz Model 22 cars won the Glidden Tour, a reliability and endurance competition sponsored by the American Automobile Association.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1913

Subject Date

1913

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.150.9448

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Family of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 25 in

Width: 38 in

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