home gallery lists
Share
links
1966 Player's Mustang Special Edition


Player's Mustang Special Edition

The 1966 Player's Mustang special edition featured a special blue and white exterior paint scheme to match the Player's cigarette package, 200ci 6-cylinder engine, full wheel cover, and AM radio. Many these unique Mustangs were given away weekly or bi-weekly in many Canadian Provinces such as Quebec, Manitoba, Ontario, and Alberta from 1965 through 1968.

See some 1966 Player's Mustang Special Edition photos
Other years of the Player's Mustang Special Edition: 1965 [1966]

Explore 1966 Mustang Information, Stats, and Data
More Special and Limited Edition Mustangs from 1966

Examples of a 1966 Player's Mustang Special Edition
(click on the photo for a larger image and more information)

Blue And White Player's Mustang Special Edition
At least 50 of these blue and white 1966 Mustang hardtops were given out by the Player's cigarette company in many separate sweepstake in Quebec, Manitoba, Ontario, and Alberta between October 1965 and September of 1966. All Mustang has the 200 cubic inch six cylinder engine, 3 speeds manual transmission, full wheel covers, and AM radio. The Blue and White exterior paint matched the Player's cigarette package. We think the blue is 1966 Nightmist Blue which is very dark and Wimbledon White. We also have several newspaper advertisements for this promotion as well as many of the winners. This set of photos was submitted to us from a viewer as well as the first newspaper article in the second set.

full photo set:
Blue And White Player's Mustang Special Edition
Submitted by a viewer, this is a Player's Mustang special edition advertisement from the National Library and Archives of Quebec / Le Petit Journal for the Week of June 5, 1966. Player's Cigarettes gave out a series of blue and white specially painted 1966 Mustangs as part of this sweepstakes. This ad says, Enter the contest Mustangs Players Hurry in! You to can easily be among the winners of a spirited Mustang 1966. A Mustang will be awarded in prizes every week. So you can participate in the competition many times. Nothing could be simpler: you just have to get a Player's cigarette packet and ship your entry to the address listed below. In the rules it says that a drawing will be preformed every week starting June 21st and ending August 23rd (10 weeks). Similar contests ran in Alberta, Ontario, and Manitoba from 1965 through 1968. All Mustangs have the 200 cubic inch, six cylinder engine, 3 speeds manual transmission and, full hubcaps, and an AM radio.

Blue And White Player's Mustang Special Edition
This newspaper advertisement introduces the late 1965 early 1966 Player's "Mustang-A-Week" contest for the Blue and White 1966 Mustang Players special edition hardtop. This advertisement calls the sweepstakes a weekly contest, but some later versions had it every two weeks. It came from the October 26th, 1965 edition of The Lethbridge Herald of Lethbridge, Alberta. It says that every week for 10 weeks starting October 25th a Player's Mustang will be given away.

full photo set:
(C)opyright 2007-2017 MustangAttitude.com