RUSSIA: Lincolns for Luxury

To show Soviet Russia to luxury-loving Capitalist tourists traveling First Class, the Soviet State Travel Monopoly, Intourist, bought last week 140 Lincoln cars, plus spare parts and accessories totaling $400,000. Ten of the 140 Lincolns are twelves, the rest eights, mostly seven- passenger touring cars and sedans.

All the Lincolns must be delivered in Russia, according to the contract, by Red May Day, when the Soviet tourist season opens. The roster of the rich who went to Russia last year included Mrs. Otto H. Kahn, many a Junior Leaguer, many a Social Registrite.


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