Durant Motor Company, "The New Star Car," 1924

Summary

This 1924 Star sales catalog describes various models. One was the station wagon. In 1923, this Star model became the first manufacturer-produced station wagon. These early wagons were utility vehicles "for town and country, for express and passenger station service, city delivery or general farm use." Station wagons had not yet become the family-friendly vehicle we remember today.

This 1924 Star sales catalog describes various models. One was the station wagon. In 1923, this Star model became the first manufacturer-produced station wagon. These early wagons were utility vehicles "for town and country, for express and passenger station service, city delivery or general farm use." Station wagons had not yet become the family-friendly vehicle we remember today.

Artifact

Trade catalog

Date Made

1924

Subject Date

1924

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.150.9671

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: 4 in

Width: 5.75 in

Inscriptions

On page 14: The New Star / Station Wagon Ink stamp on front cover: JAN 10 1924

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