The SHELBY AMERICAN
Spring 2016 23
In the 1950s and 1960s, when vaca-
tioning by car was gaining popular-
ity, almost all rest stops, service
stations and restaurants on the road
sold window decals which advertised
where you had stopped. It wasn’t un-
common to see station wagons and
sedans with rear side windows cov-
ered with decals showing where
their travels took them: like to
Shelby, Montana. Thanks to Bob
Barranger for this one.
Young passed a
table full of fliers
for future swap
meets and auc-
tions being held
in the Min-
area and immedi-
ately zoomed in on the ‘68 Shelby in-
side the circle on the bottom right
corner. Proving that whatever it takes
to be an eagle eye, Young still has it.
The Historic Vehicle Association started their “This Car Matters” registry
with the Daytona Coupe. They have made good use of it in ads and postcards.
This one shows driver Craig Breedlove at Bonneville. Young scored one.
Young must be on the mailing list of
some auction companies who have
apparently mistaken him for a high
roller. No matter: he’s turning up
We’ll barely give this one to Young
because it’s a 7 1/2˝ x 10˝ brochure.
Not exactly obscure.