Tag: C1 Corvette Ads

Corvette History Through Ads: Farewell to Harley Earl

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 3-17-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission Few people, even the ?aficionados? to which the ad alludes, understand the prophetic significance and symbolism in this 1962 Campbell-Ewald ad.  ?Aficionados are made, not born. Corvette enthusiasm, like manhood, is a condition that develops slowly and requires the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 24, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Mocking Mercedes and Porsche in ’57

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 3-17-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission In our third installment Campbell-Ewald once again uses the Corvette in a competition setting.  This time in a 1957 color advertisement which pokes fun at Corvette’s biggest rivals on the racetrack, the Mercedes and Porsche.   ?UND SO […] More »

  Comments | By - April 17, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Can You Spot What’s Missing in ’56?

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 3-17-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission Our second in a weekly series of looking at the history of the Corvette through advertising is interesting because of what’s not in the ad?the Corvette!  This ad, run to introduce the entire Chevrolet line up in 1956 […] More »

  Comments | By - April 10, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Performance is King in ’56

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 3-17-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission We thought it would be entertaining to bring our readers a weekly look into the history of the Corvette through old advertisements. Our first ad is one of a series of ads produced by Campbell-Ewald to highlight the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 3, 2013