Flint and The Auto Era A Souvenir Commemorating the Opening of Hotel Durant's Auto Lounge 1945

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Flint and The Auto Era is a commemorative booklet celebrating the opening of The Auto Lounge at Hotel Durant in October of that year. Pick Hotels Corporation at that time booklet with an extensive automobile quiz with information being provided by Mr. Gerry Fauth of Buick fame.

Old ads like The Flint Roadster, a pic of the first gas station at Saginaw and 2nd street- which is where the Hotel Durant was built. 1904 Model A Buick, Campion Ignition company.

Also an article about locating to Flint, pics of 1905 Buick Model F, 1908 Buick Model 10, 1907 Winston, 1910 Buick Bug race car, William Crapo Durant, 1913 Chevrolet, and an article about the history of Flint.


This book is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. This pamphlet was signed on the front page in pen. Also, note random spots on pages as shown in photos.

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Book Dimensions:9x6

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