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[Small Archive of Hot Rod Custom Shop Photographs]

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[Small Archive of Hot Rod Custom Shop Photographs]

100.00

A small lot of photographs, along with an original graphic sticker, from the office files of White's Pit Stop, a drag racing and performance automotive parts retailer and distributor located in suburban Chicago (Bolton, Illinois). 5 views of a single hot rod show. likely early-1970's ; 1 view of drag racing cars, likely in White's parking lot or the parking lot of nearby U.S. 30 Dragstrip ; 1 of the winner of a drawing for a custom chopper motorcycle. 2 prints with stamps of a local, likely semi-professional photographer, Ed Tunstall. 

White's was a well-known performance shop which also operated a custom motorcycle retailer Chopper Corner, next door. An engaging series of views of Kustom Kulture in the 1970's.  

[Photography] : [Automobliana]. [Small Archive of Hot Rod Custom Shop Photographs]. [Chicago]: [ca. 1970's]. 7 silver print, single weight, black and white photographs, each approximately 8" x 10." [WITH] 1 graphic vinyl sticker approximately 8" x 5 1/2." Some mild handling wear about edges of photograph prints, outside of image areas. Overall contents about very good.

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A small lot of photographs, along with an original graphic sticker, from the office files of White's Pit Stop, a drag racing and performance automotive parts retailer and distributor located in suburban Chicago (Bolton, Illinois). 5 views of a single hot rod show. likely early-1970's ; 1 view of drag racing cars, likely in White's parking lot or the parking lot of nearby U.S. 30 Dragstrip ; 1 of the winner of a drawing for a custom chopper motorcycle. 2 prints with stamps of a local, likely semi-professional photographer, Ed Tunstall. 

White's was a well-known performance shop which also operated a custom motorcycle retailer Chopper Corner, next door. An engaging series of views of Kustom Kulture in the 1970's.  

[Photography] : [Automobliana]. [Small Archive of Hot Rod Custom Shop Photographs]. [Chicago]: [ca. 1970's]. 7 silver print, single weight, black and white photographs, each approximately 8" x 10." [WITH] 1 graphic vinyl sticker approximately 8" x 5 1/2." Some mild handling wear about edges of photograph prints, outside of image areas. Overall contents about very good.