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A Colorful Mercury Speedster

A very nice colorized photo of a Mercury bodied Model T Ford speedster. The Mercury was one of the finest conversion bodies that also came with lowering equipment like the special drop forged front axle you can see. In the rear were lowering brackets that raised the rear frame crossmember and spring. The photo is…

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A Near New Stanley

Automobile photos were very important back in the early days. Just being able to own one back then was quite a thing as they were very expensive. Generally when someone bought one they also had a professional photographer record the occasion. Thanks to this, many of these photos have survived and given us a glimpse…

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Early Used Car Dealers Postcard

This postcard is very interesting  in that it was from F. J. Wallbridge, Provision Merchant Birkdale, Southport, which is in England. His message reads as follows: “Dear Mr W, Rather disappointed at not hearing from you. The car shown here is a 10-12 Wolesey in excellent running order throughout. Is anything in your way? We…

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Fast Fliver

A photo of the front yard of an unknown Ford dealer. The surroundings appear to be full of Model T’s (Flivers) in for repair but the object of interest in this photo is the T speedster that everyone is gathered around. Looks to be a factory made conversion body with some added disc wheels or…

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A Monster Winther Snowblower

We are in the middle of an old fashioned New England blizzard this morning with snow coming down at the rate of two inches an hour. This lead me to thinking about photos with snow, but then I remembered these incredible photos of Winther rotary snow plows as they called them at the time. This…

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