Topps "World on Wheels" Series Collecting Card, circa 1951 General Motors Le Sabre Experimental Car, circa 1954

Summary

The Topps Chewing Gum Company produced a series of vehicle trading cards in the 1950s. Now known as the "World on Wheels" set, the face of the card depicted an historic or modern car, truck, or other vehicle. The back contained interesting facts about the vehicle and usually a trivia question or information about transportation, roads, or traffic safety.

The Topps Chewing Gum Company produced a series of vehicle trading cards in the 1950s. Now known as the "World on Wheels" set, the face of the card depicted an historic or modern car, truck, or other vehicle. The back contained interesting facts about the vehicle and usually a trivia question or information about transportation, roads, or traffic safety.

Artifact

Collecting card

Date Made

circa 1954

Subject Date

circa 1954

Creators

Topps Chewing Gum, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States 

Creator Notes

Printed in the United States for Topps Chewing Gum, Inc. (T.C.G.)

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

87.1.2.12

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2.625 in

Width: 3.75 in

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