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Studebaker Touring Car and Electric Truck Postcards

An Actress using a Studebaker Touring car as a dressing room circa 1908 Automotive advertising collector Alden Jewell came across this pair of Studebaker postcards and would like to know: “Who the leading actress was who used this car as a dressing room”? The pair of cards have been dated 1910, but we believe that…

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Old Car Dealership Photos – Have We Got a Deal for You

A circa 1926 Nash Dealership with a new Nash and a used Pierce-Arrow Old car dealership photos are always of interest to us, and we have put together an assortment of pre-war photos, some of which are identified. Just above is the Highland Nash Agency at 6330 Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. Out front of the operation…

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1905 Reo Mountaineer Completes a Coast-to-Coast Trip and Return

The Reo Mountaineer arriving back in New York City after 12,000 miles  Percy F. Megargel and David F. Fassett, a skilled mechanic from the Reo Factory, can be seen above right in the Reo Mountaineer, after driving from New York City to Portland, Oregon and return. The trip started in the summer of 1905, and…

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Fine Classic Cars at the Louwman Museum in The Netherlands

A 1932 Bugatti Type 50T Coach Profilee Should you have plans to travel to Europe in the future, one destination to add to your itinerary is a visit to one of the most important automobile collections in the world – the Louwman Museum. The collection was started in 1934 by P.V. Louwman, who imported the Dodge and Toyota into…

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Look Ma, No Gears – The Gearless Greyhound

The Gearless Greyhound advertised in “The Automobile”, August 22, 1907 Much like today’s abandonment of the manual transmission by most modern motorists, in the first decade of the last century there was a need for a semi-automatic transmission that did not require the shifting of gears. Only the mechanically-inclined and patient driver could master the…

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