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GM Concepts

A model maker is showing off a couple of GM concepts in this press photo which is dated November, 23 1954. In studying them, they look ahead of their time, but quite in step with some of the advanced thinking that was happening during that period during the mid 50’s. Photo The Old Motor.

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Zebra Stripes

A press photo dating from May 15, 1956, shows how GM inspectors were able to spot sheet metal and paint flaws on finished cars. The “zebra stripe” light and shadow technique patterns are interrupted by surface flaws. Using this method problems which are hard to see under shadowless lighting are very apparent. Photo The Old…

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