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Ask The Man Who Owns One.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to go back in time and have a chat with the owner of this beautiful Packard V-12 coupe? He was an  old Indian doctor in Lapeer, Michigan. He was said to have saved his money for years to buy the car and paid cash at the time he did.

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Cottin et Desgouttes

In 1904, Pierre Desgoutte began manufacturing automobiles under the name Desgouttes & Cie. in Lyons, France. Three models were built before 1906 when Cyrille Cottin, a wealthy industrialist joined him. Since the arrival of Cottin, the company enjoyed great success on the race track, specialising in hillclimb events. It was also famous for it’s production of luxury cars and…

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The Butler Car

Edward Butler first began designing this tri-car when he was only 18 years old. Three years later in 1884 he took out a provisional patent on his invention which specified – “A petroleum tricycle or small automobile carriage since it is not provided with auxiliary pedalling gear and was fitted with a comfortable seat and…

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