Effectively right here we’re, deep into the Vacation season and just a few days away from a go to from ‘ol Saint Nick. Now I do know you’ve all been good little sizzling rodders, so inform us what you place in your want listing for Santa this 12 months… I’ve scanned a number of of the Christmas-themed advertisements from the December 1950 situation of Scorching Rod journal, simply to assist in giving you some concepts of what you would possibly wish to ask for. Please let me know beneath! This explicit copy may be very particular to me, as a result of it belonged to my late father, Jerry Ward- Actually, you may see his hand-written title inside the quilt. It’s fascinating to assume that he was only a 9 12 months previous boy when this copy arrived in his Kansas Metropolis mailbox that Christmas. The subscription to the journal was truly reward from his father (my grandfather), who wasn’t significantly a ‘automotive man’, however knew simply what my dad would like to obtain for the Holidays.
(Notice: I initially wished to share the extra well-known December 1951 Scorching Rod, with cowl artwork by Tom Medley and XMAS Listing by Stroker McGurk, however alas, I don’t have it in my assortment.)