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Copper colored ashtray showing the front of a 1930s car with "General Motors" below and these words encircling it: "Who Serves Progress Serves America," designed and produced by the Ternstedt Division of General Motors. "Who Serves Progress. . ." was the

np (Flint?) nd (1936?) Copper colored metal, 4" wide x 1/2" high. Burn mark on rim, light wear else very good. The "Parade of Progress" was the idea of Charles F. Kettering who was impressed by General Motors' Science and Technology Exhibit at the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair. The purpose was to highlight the technological progress in the world and to encourage young people to study science and engineering. The "Parade" was an annual traveling exhibit that started up in February, 1936, and, with the exception of WWII, ran continuously until 1956. Ternstedt was one of the hosts. Scarce.


Book Id: 98-6218

Price: $75.00

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