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1951 Pontiac Chieftain/Chieftain Deluxe/Streamliner Ads

With the Korean War in full bloom, the auto industry found itself distracted. Wartime munitions and materials production was increased and the automakers soon found themselves in a backseat position when it came time to secure the raw material resources needed to build cars. Though production was not halted as it was during the 1942-'45 war era, shortages of components like rubber, chromium, and steel did serve to reduce output slightly.

As a result of fewer cars to sell, advertising was reduced this year. The Streamliner 4-door sedan was discontinued this season.

PMD celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. The 4 millionth Pontiac was also built this year.

Pontiac Six production total: 53,748
Pontiac Eight production total: 316,411

Pontiac total production: 370,159

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1951 Pontiac Chieftain Super Deluxe 2-door Hardtop Catalina, yellow/blue (21 x 14) 2-page spread
51PonAd_Ch_SupDlx_Cast_yel.pdf
1951 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe 4-door sedan, red (10.5 x 14) 1-page
51PonAd_ChDlx_4dr_red.pdf
1951 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe 4-door sedan, gray (10.5 x 14) 1-page
51PonAd_ChDlx_4drSed_gray.pdf
1951 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe 2-door sedan, black & white (10.5 x 14) 1-page
51PonAd_ChSupDlx_Cat.pdf
1951 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe 4-door sedan, blue/Deluxe station wagon, green/Deluxe convertible, red (10.5 x 14) 1-page
51PonAd_Pon_Style.pdf
1951 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe 4-door sedan, blue (10.5 x 13.5) 1-page
51PonAd_ChDlx_4dr_blue.pdf
1951 Pontiac Chieftain convertible,Tan (10.4 x 14) 1 page.
51PonAd_cnvt_lt_tan.pdf
1951 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe 8, station wagon, blue/wood (10.5 x 14) 1 page.
51PonAd_StWagn_blueWood.pdf
1951 Pontiac Eight convertible, red (10.6 x 13.9) 1 page.
1951PonAd_Cnvrt_red_lg.pdf
1951 Pontiac Eight convertible, red (8.3 x 11) 1 page.
1951PonAd_Convt_red_sm.pdf
1951 Pontiac Eight 4-door Sedan, black & white (21 x 13.6) 2-page spread.
1951PonAd_Mag_1.pdf
1951 Pontiac Eight, 4-door sedan, green (10.2 x 13.8) 1 page.
51PonAd_Mag_2.pdf