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A Whale Of A Good Time – The Walfisch-BlitzBlank Cars

The vintage Walfisch-BlitzBlank Whale Cars

* Updated * Thanks to Ariejan Bos and Donald Ellis: The photos of the first car were taken in Berlin, Germany; an article in the German magazine Allgemeine Automobil-Zeitung covering the car above references the earlier Czerny body, but a body maker is not mentioned; Walfisch-BlitzBlank sold toothpaste, mouthwash and shampoo. The top car is advertising the Company’s…

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A Streamlined Sunday – An Early Streamliner And A Film

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Streamliners have been covered extensively on The Old Motor in the past and the oldest enclosed version so far has been a 1914 Alfa Romeo Aerodinamica with coachwork by Carrozzeria Castagna. Thanks to Paul Jaray, an earlier one has been uncovered that was constructed by Karl Czerny & Co. in Vienna, Austria in 1913. The uncommon Ganz gefchoffen is covered in a 1913 issue of the…

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