Category Archives: Harley Advertising

Classic Motorcycle Police Recruit Poster

Great old poster from the Maryland State Police looking to recruit new police motor officers. $100 a month for “real men” sounds like a good deal. The motorcycle he is riding looks like a mid 1920s Harley JD.

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Gene Walker and the Four Valve Classic Harley-Davidson Racer?

David Morrill of Deadly Dave’s Blog They say a pictures worth a thousand words, and this old photo is certainly worth a few. To start with, Daytona 200 winner Don Emde sent me this photo as part of some research I … Continue reading

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Early Harley-Davidson Motor Company C. H. Lang Catalog

Not sure what year this catalog is from, but it is pretty amazing for Harley historians. Note the use of Motor Cycles as two words and not Motorcycles as we current use.

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Harley 1936 – Happy Days Are Here Again Motorcycle Ad

  Happy Days are Here Again SPRINGTIME is get-together-time out of doors! You enjoy old friends more  make new friends and pack every outdoor hour with pleasure when you own a 1936 Harley-Davidson. . . It’s some motorcycle! You’ll marvel … Continue reading

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Fore-Wheel Brake Harley 1927 Motorcycle Ad

Fore-wheel brake First time in America! The most advanced models in the history of the motorcycle industry, with improvements that are being talked about from coast to coast. Outstanding feature for 1928 is the Fore-Wheel Brake doubled safety. Other improve-ments are: … Continue reading

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Harley Race With The Leaves 1931 Motorcycle Ad

Race with the leaves? Are you serious? That’s the best slogan you could come up with? To me a race implies a competitive event, with a winner and a looser. You don’t know who’s going to win from the outset, … Continue reading

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Harley TNT On Wheels 1934 Motorcycle Ad

  TNT ON WHEELS MORE “punch” than a motorcycle motor has ever had before that’s what is shooting Harley-David-sons ahead to victory on track and hill the world over. Wait till you feel the thrill of that surging power under … Continue reading

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Harley 1934 Open Season On Fun Ad

  Open Season on Fun! Ride a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle It’s outdoor time and the open season for going places! When you own a 1937 Harley-Davidson you light out for the fun spots any time evenings, Saturday afternoons, and over week-ends. … Continue reading

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Harley Motorcycle Ad 1937 Flathead

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Swifter Than Skis 1932 Harley Motorcycle Ad

  Swifter THAN Skis! SWIFTLY as ski-riders flash down a snowy slide, a Harley-Davidson is faster when you open up its marvelous power. And it is just as thrilling to ride, but easier and safer. Like skis, the motorcycle responds … Continue reading

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