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The New 1934 Ford….

When the new 1934 Ford V8s for 1934 were announced, acting mayor of Detroit John W. Smith was first on hand to get one. The first one off of the line was delivered to him by Mr. Hettche, of the Hettche Motor Sales Co.  Mr. Mack on the right was a Ford Motor Co. branch…

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Cover Art-1927

A Modern Art cover on the New Yorker Magazine shows the the Automobile is an integral part of High Society. On a lighter note artist John Held Jr. pokes fun at the driving skills of one of the liberated “flappers” of the 1920s.

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Checkerboard Glitz

Yesterday we showed you a car with checkerboard whitewall tires from Tinseltown. Today we show you this c. 1919-21 Cunningham with an over the top paint scheme and an old world cape top that was no doubt custom made for a Hollywood star or starlet. These photos show us that LA has long been the…

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The Bucket Shops

This is a perfect set of photos taken by a photographer with a good eye for capturing the the human involvement and action in a scene. This was the kind of manufacturing which I mentioned that Packard refered to in my earlier post. This is life in the bucket mill while manufacturing……headlight buckets.

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