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« on: May 09, 2019, 06:24:30 AM »

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« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2019, 08:23:32 AM »
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

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« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2019, 10:55:54 AM »

This artwork was used by AMT models as the box art for the original issue of their '68 GT500 kit in 1968. The artwork setting is an actual place - the entrance to the Turf Club at Hollywood Park thoroughbred horse racing track in Los Angeles. The piece was likely inspired by an early '68 Shelby promotional photo taken there in the summer of 1967. That photo can be seen on the Styles Collection web site - the link is https://stylescollection.zenfolio.com/p359848467/h6d40915#h52cabbb

This kit also contained a record of Carroll Shelby narrating driving a lap around Riverside Raceway in the '67 Super Snake GT00. Here is a link to hear the record:
https://www.discogs.com/No-Artist-AMT-Presents-Carroll-Shelby-And-The-Sound-Of-The-Cobra-/release/872553

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« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2019, 11:22:12 AM »

This artwork was used by AMT models as the box art for the original issue of their '68 GT500 kit in 1968. The artwork setting is an actual place - the entrance to the Turf Club at Hollywood Park thoroughbred horse racing track in Los Angeles. The piece was likely inspired by an early '68 Shelby promotional photo taken there in the summer of 1967. That photo can be seen on the Styles Collection web site - the link is https://stylescollection.zenfolio.com/p359848467/h6d40915#h52cabbb

This kit also contained a record of Carroll Shelby narrating driving a lap around Riverside Raceway in the '67 Super Snake GT00. Here is a link to hear the record:
https://www.discogs.com/No-Artist-AMT-Presents-Carroll-Shelby-And-The-Sound-Of-The-Cobra-/release/872553

bill, thanks for the info. knew i had seen it somewhere else

let me click on brians site, thanks again
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« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2019, 11:36:48 AM »
Ewww, this thread is right up my alley.

In fact, the first two posts are scans that I made from my collection. The first being a Ford Annual Report and the second from an issue of Sports Car Graphic. That Cougar illustration is a two page spread and it took me awhile to remove the "gutter" in Photoshop.

Speaking of AMT box art, below is a scan I made of an original illustration that I couldn't resist purchasing when it became available.

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Re: Old Ad Artwork
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2019, 12:02:40 PM »


Any Idea about the 508 on the back of his Jacket?

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« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2019, 12:03:12 PM »


Anyone else notice the 66 Shelby 10 Spokes?

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« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2019, 01:20:10 PM »


Any Idea about the 508 on the back of his Jacket?

I think the setting for that illustration is some sort of a horse show or competition and the # on the jacket has to do with that.

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« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2019, 01:23:19 PM »
One of my all-time favorites - more than likely a George Bartell.

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« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2019, 01:25:09 PM »
And we wonder why the average car enthusiast thinks the '67 Shelby's came with Le Mans stripes...

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« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2019, 01:57:34 PM »
Phillip thanks for the two '67 ad illustrations, the second one is clear enough to see the upper scoop lights on the two Shelby's.

'67 Shelby Headlight Bucket Grommets http://www.saacforum.com/index.php?topic=254.0
'67 Shelby Lower Grille Edge Protective Strip http://www.saacforum.com/index.php?topic=1237.0

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« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2019, 02:00:41 PM »
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Ewww, this thread is right up my alley.

In fact, the first two posts are scans that I made from my collection. The first being a Ford Annual Report and the second from an issue of Sports Car Graphic. That Cougar illustration is a two page spread and it took me awhile to remove the "gutter" in Photoshop.

Speaking of AMT box art, below is a scan I made of an original illustration that I couldn't resist purchasing when it became available.

- Phillip


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