Wednesday, 5 December 2012

De Dion Bouton 8-12hp Car (Lambert & Butler Motors, 8 of 25)


This is 8 of 25 in the Lambert & Butler Motors Series of Cigarette Cards, issued in 1908. From the back of the card;

"This De Dion Bouton Car is made with 1, 2, or 4 cylinders, of 8, 10 and 12hp respectively. The manufacturers have made automobiles for over 25 years. Their vehicles have always bourne the highest reputation for reliability and durability. Two of their cars successfully accomplished the journey from Pekin to Paris in 1907, and one took part in the still more arduous trial of the New York - Paris drive"

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