Locomobile Advertising 1904 - 1905
This Locomobile Company of America letter to J. F. Condon of Oswego, NY clearly indicates the the company was still selling steam cars in 1905. This letter came from a large collection of letters from different automobile manufacturers. Mr. Condon was apparently researching the automobile sales business. It would be wonderful to have seen the entire collection intact. The envelope is shown below..
This Locomobile Steam Car advertisement appeared in the Cosmopolitan in 1904. The month is unknown.
This Locomobile Steam Car advertisement appeared in the Cosmopolitan in October 1904.
The Locomobile advertisements above and below appeared in the January 1904 issue of Horseless Age back to back. One advertised Locomobile's gasolele cars and one advertised its steam cars. Note that the 1904 Locomobile steam car was available with a "wheeled steering if desired."
Back to back Locomobile gasolene and steam car advertisements.
In August 1904, Locomobile was still promoting its steam car line. But on the back of the page was the gasolene car advertisement below.
Locomobile began to use sex appeal to sell its 1904 gasolene cars, as illustrated in this August 1904 advertisement in Cosmopolitan.
The Locomobile steam cars in 1904 are larger, sturdier cars than their counterparts from past years. This August 1904 Cosmopolitan advertisement shows how "a styish car for TWO" becomes "comfortable for FOUR."
The August 1904 advertisement was revised in the September 1904 Cosmopolitan Magazine.
In 1905, Locomobile apparently stopped advertising its steam cars and concentrated entirel on its gasolene line.
Locomobile Company of America Advertising 1899
Locomobile Company of America Advertising 1900
Locomobile Company of America Advertising 1901
Locomobile Company of America Advertising 1902
Locomobile Company of America Advertising 1903
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