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Auburn coed poses with a 1951 Studebaker in front of Cliff Hare Stadium

That Auburn Coach Car Endorsements Of Yesteryear post was pretty sweet. But the best, most Auburn-ish car ad—or at least the most American—was born in the 1951 Glom, 20 years before Shug’s Chevy shilling.

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I’m almost blinded by the rockets’ red orange and blue glare. The only way this ad could have been more Auburn=1950s USA is if the print on her dress was, as we thought it was at first swoon, the atomic symbol.

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