Advertisement -- Kelly-Springfield Automobile Tires.
Periodicals -- Illustrations.
Advertising, Magazine -- United States -- History.
Small advertisement, approximately 3 x 4 inches, for Kelly-Springfield tires.
The Kelly-Springfield Tire Company was founded in Springfield, Ohio by Edwin Kelly and Arthur Grant in 1894. Edwin Kelly originally called the company the Rubber Tire Wheel Company because it made rubber carriage wheels. Arthur Grant was issued a patent for his solid rubber tire in a rim channel, which was an instant success. The company was sold to the McMillin group in 1899 for $2. The company was renamed Consolidated Rubber Tire Company and continued under that name until 1914. The name Kelly-Springfield Tire Company was given to the New York sales subsidiary in 1911. Consolidated's name was changed to Kelly-Springfield Tire Company in 1914. In the 1990s, Kelly-Springfield was absorbed by parent company Goodyear.
Volume 59, number 1528, page 312.
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9 1/2 x 11 inches
Print on paper