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Clarence Larson’s Attractive Model T Ford Racing Car

Clarence Norske Larson appears to have started out his driving career behind the wheel of this exceptional little Model “T” Ford racing car about 1920. Like most of the Ford racing cars built at the time, this one was lowered a good six-inches by adding a flat front frame crossmember, raising the rear one and flattening out…

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A 1956 Studebaker-Packard Clay Concept Car and a Modeler’s Memories

Anthony Rehling at far left is seen adding clay to the model Anthony Rehling at age thirty went to work at the new styling section organized in 1953 at the Packard Motor Company. The studio was headed at the time by Bill Schmidt, who hired Dick Teague after he left the General Motors design studios where Rehling…

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The 2014 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Corrado Lopresto’s Coppa d’Oro winning 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Spider The 2014 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este was held this past weekend on the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este that is located in a spectacular setting. This gathering of exceptional automobiles is held on the shores Lake Como in Northern Italy, which is regarded as being one of…

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Earl Cooper Promotes Union Oil 76 Gasoline

A few weeks back we did a post showing actress Dorothy Christy posing in a 1931 Auburn Convertible Sedan, in three splendid photos at a Union Oil Gasoline Station. In this post we feature Earl Cooper, famous early racing driver, with what appears to be the same Auburn this time being used for publicity photos that may have involved Union Gasoline…

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A Morgan Truck Earning its Keep in Hillsborough, New Hampshire

This is another in a series photos of vehicles from the Hillsborough, New Hampshire Historical Society that we are helping to identify. The maker of this truck was unknown until Allan Ballard found the 1913 NH license plate 0137, listed in the New England Tour Book-Registry for that year. It was registered to an Edward B. Bowen of Newton Centre, …

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The Collier Collection -1937 Delahaye – Type 135 MS Special Roadster

1937 Delahaye – Type 135 MS Special Roadster Editors note: This is the first in a series in which we will show you some of the outstanding automobiles in the Collier Collection at the Revs Institute. They are located in Naples, Florida, and just recently opened the collection to the public. In the series, you will…

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The Festival of the Slowth – Vintage Car Fun in the Leisurely Lane

1920 Auto Red Bug electric roadster A group of early British cyclecar, tri-car and small car enthusiasts had a get-together last weekend in England, photographer Stefan Marjoram joined in on the fun and has shared his excellent images with us. He describes the meeting: “The Festival of Slowth was as superb as ever. Glorious sunshine,…

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