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Studebaker Wheel
11-11-2014, 12:23 PM
This is a follow-up to the thread on the '58 Selector (Among my souvenirs #9). It shows the 1956 version which has similar dimensions and format, (9 X 12" multi-ring binder), this having 14 large color chips, 23 two-tone combinations and 73 actual upholstery samples. There was no separate 1957 binder as dealers were instructed to use this '56 binder and insert the 1957 pages.

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Commander Eddie
11-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Man, that is soooo '50s. Cool man.

studegary
11-11-2014, 07:26 PM
This is a follow-up to the thread on the '58 Selector (Among my souvenirs #10). It shows the 1956 version which has similar dimensions and format, (9 X 12" multi-ring binder), this having 14 large color chips, 23 two-tone combinations and 73 actual upholstery samples. There was no separate 1957 binder as dealers were instructed to use this '56 binder and insert the 1957 pages.



Your reference for the 1958 selector should be #9, not "#10".

Studebaker Wheel
11-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Got it, thanks.

Roscomacaw
11-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Richard, I've asked you questions sorta like this before and never got an answer. What I've wondered is if a lot of the things like these selector books and other such stuff - are they generally things you've sought individually, or are they things that came your way when you went to different old dealerships primarily looking for parts.

Having talked to offspring of a couple of dealers near me, they confirmed that most of this stuff was tossed once the dealership was closed or they went on to selling other makes.

Studebaker Wheel
11-12-2014, 01:33 PM
Bob; No, nothing specific that I have sought out. Just picked the stuff up as I visited dealers. Most was very inexpensive or simply given to me. Of course I have bought a few items from time to time to fill in gaps but most came directly from dealers when I was most active in the 1960s and '70s. No one else was interested at the time. I passed on a lot of stuff because I didn't have room. Larger items like signs I, unfortunately, had to leave behind. Very rare today to find anything really new that I don't have but I keep looking. Might also mention that a lot of material was acquired from sources in South Bend, mostly from former employees.