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Art-Deco Hupmobile

The 1935 Hupmobile Aerodynamic was a rehash of their earlier 1934 model. This Series J, six cylinder sedan in Hupmobiles words, was so attractive it was impossible to improve its appearance. But Hupmobile designers, with deft touches here and there have accomplished the seemingly impossible, and made the 1935 Sedan even more striking. We believe…

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A Sad Depression Era Ending

A once breath taking design by Cord was salvaged by Hupmobile in its last gasp effort to stay alive in 1939. Hupmobile bought the body dies left over from the Cord 810, changed the nose and called this their Skylark. With this March, 18  introduction photo was a statement that it would be first shown…

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The Knox Automobile Factory

The factory were the famous Knox automobiles were manufactured between 1900-1914. The firm also continued on with trucks and tractors until 1924. Knox was a well known maker that did very well in racing and also built very high quality fire trucks. An early two-cylinder racing car above and below a 50hp racer in what appears…

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Rambling(?) in northern Vermont

Given the fine lake scenery around Newport, Vermont in the very early 1900s, it’s a bit odd that a postcard publisher chose this scene as commercially viable, but we can now be glad that they did!  My guess is that the car is a 1903 or ’04 single-cylinder Rambler.  Hopefully, our license plate authorities can…

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Hudson Friends

A group of friends posing with a 1913 Hudson on a bridge, possibly on a spring day in 1914  judging by what appear to be buds on the trees. Note the front tire on the left side of the photo, it looks as though it worn down to the cords.

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