1929 Pierce-Arrow

1929 Pierce-Arrow Maximum Cards

Stock #: 235658
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
Publisher: Unicover Corporation
Postmark: 1988 Aug-25
PM City: Detroit
PM State: MI
Stamp: 25c
Size: 4" x 5.75" (10.25 x 15 cm)

Additional Details:
First Day of Issue: August 25, 1988 First Issue Location: Detroit, Michigan The magnificent Pierce-Arrow automobile was one of America's most prestigious cars. Demand for its sleek styling and renowned performance generally exceeded production - for this was a limited-edition vehicle. Options included such exotics as bugled rooftops specially designed to accommodate the hats of elegant ladies - hats bedecked with ostrich plumes and furbelows. And, many of the cars were sold with two interchangeable bodies, one for summer and one for winter. As early as 1904, the Great Arrow - one of the first of the Arrow line - won the Glidden Tour, a reliability test which established the reputation of the Arrow vehicles. By 1915, the Pierce-Arrow was considered the most prestigious automobile in its price class. Through the 1920's and early 1930's, Pierce-Arrow continued production despite growing financial problems. In 1933, Pierce-Arrow made a showing at the Chicago World's Fair with its spectacular Silver Arrow - billed as a car of the future. It was one of an edition limited only to five