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Price Realized: $1,125 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2476 Lot 199
SIGNATURE ILLEGIBLE NEW CHEVROLET / THE ONLY CAR BUILT AT THE WORLD'S FAIR. 1933.
36x24 inches, 91 1/2x61 cm.
Condition A- / B+: repaired tear in bottom left corner; archival tape on verso; minor staining and foxing in margins; minor creases and abrasions in margins and image; pin holes in margins and corners.
The General Motors building at the Century of Progress (Chicago World's Fair) was designed by Albert Kahn. The massive structure was an eighth of a mile long and 306 feet wide. Inside, visitors could watch the "Making of a Motor Car" exhibit, in which 200 workers on an actual assembly line were putting cars together that were ultimately were sold from the pavilion.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,125