H.H. Babcock Automobiles Antique Auto Industry Govt Contracts Letter 1926

  • $ 199.99

Original Historical Ephemera


H. H. Babcock Company - Watertown, New York

Historic Automobile Manufacturer, recently purchased from bankruptcy

The new owner, C.W. Gamble, writes a US Navy Department purchaser regarding

special government pricing for purchase of Ambulance trucks, explaining

that honoring a price quote from the previous owners could not be honored

for it would "very serious trouble would arise" if they pursued govt contracts

which were already sewn up by the established major automakers already.


Signed and dated by Gamble, Dec. 4th, 1926 during their scramble to salvage

themselves as an automobile manufacturer.


Measures 8.25 x 10.75 inches, suitable for framing

Good condition, with period fold crease and light age wear

Guaranteed Authentic

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