We want everything in this 1969 Christmas gift buyers guide

Jackson Wheeler
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There’s an astonishing range of gifts in Competition Press & Autoweek’s 1969 Christmas gift buyers guide, which ran in the Nov. 29 issue that year. From gee-gaws to buggy parts, there’s something for everybody: We got tankard mugs! We got Autoweek-branded Ronson lighters! We got 100 mm scale model cars imported from Italy (the length of a cigarette, we noted)! We got Mario Andretti racing highlight reel films in either Super 8 or 8 mm!

Seriously, there’s a lot of great stuff in here, including a couple of things we’re going to be searching for on eBay. We’d tell you what we’re looking for, but we don’t want to drive up prices. Start your own search below!

Competition Press & Autoweek November 29, 1969 — Christmas gift buyer’s guide

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Graham Kozak has been fascinated with cars for as long as he can remember (probably before that, too). As Autoweek’s features editor, he aims to document the automobile as a unique, powerful cultural artifact and explore the incredible stories and unforgettable personalities that make up our ever-changing car culture. In his spare time, he does everything within his power to keep his pair of Packards (a ’48 and a ’51) running and enjoys long, aimless drives. He aspires to own a Duesenberg someday.

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Jackson Wheeler is a skilled editor at Speedofdaily.com, specializing in automotive content. With a background in Journalism and Automotive Engineering, he combines his passion for cars with his writing expertise to deliver captivating articles. Jackson's deep knowledge of automotive technology and his racing experience make him a valuable asset to the team, providing readers with informative and engaging content.
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