Introduced 1973 [Bill Hall, Strates Shows]
Base Color White
Letterboard (base)
Windowband Red
Lower Band (base)
Lettering  
Car Name Location  
Car Number

 

Roof Blue
Other Notes  

 

Strates 1974The 1973 scheme had several variants, as illustrated by these three photos shared by Laurie Christian on FaceBook. They were dated 1974.

 

 

#1 in 1973 scheme.

Strates 2 stars

#2 in 1973 scheme. 

#3, possibly WINSTEM-SALEM, in 1973 scheme, in 1975.

#4 in 1973 scheme.

Strates 5 stars

#5 in 1973 scheme.

Strates 6 1973

#6, HAMBURG, in 1973 scheme. [Strates Shows]

Strates 7 redstripe

#7 ijn 1973 scheme.

 
Strates 21 1973#21 in 1973 scheme.  
Background of the 1973 car refresh.
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