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A Type 57 Bugatti

An attractive Type 57 Bugatti coupe is seen in this photo from the Alden Handy album, once again in NYC near J. S. Inskip’s imported car emporium. The photo is dated as being taken in 1951 and we notice that it is wearing a foreign plate indicting it may have been here with a visitor….

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A Tatra in New York City

The last post we did from the Alden Handy album, was in the same location, J.P. Inskips dealership in NYC. Handy’s notes dates this photograph as being taken on October 2, 1948. Hopefully one of our readers will be able to tell us all about this most unusual rear-engine car which was a rarity here…

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A Very Attractive Bentley

A very attractive Derby Bentley is shown in this photo from the Alden Handy album, which we have been featuring. Like many of the other photos by Handy, this one was taken near the J.S. Inskip showroom in NYC. Can anyone identify the maker of the very attractive bodywork with the sweep-side panels and the distinctive…

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Profesor Scherer and His Rolls-Royce

This is another interesting photo from the Alden Handy album, taken when many of these were just special used cars. Handy’s note with the photo which was taken on August 12, 1950, in Andover Mass., identifies the car as a Phantom II belonging to Professor Paul Scherer. Photo courtesy of Joe Puleo.  

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A Quite Distinctive PIII Rolls-Royce

Another fine photo from the Alden Handy collection, courtesy of Joe Puleo, who has observed the following: again, no note from Handy, just “PIII” and the date 1952. I know we have seen these buildings before in other Handy photos and I suspect they are in Cambridge, MA. Can any of our readers identify the…

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Alden Handys Phantom II Rolls-Royce

This photo is of Alden Handy’s own P II and it carries the following note: J.R. Owen, Ltd. town Sedan body, 4 passenger, black. Bought of F. Wynne Paris, Newton, Mass, 29 Sept-ember, 1947. Taken by Mystic Lakes, Winchester, Mass, 18 October, 1947. This is the best photograph I have of my car. Joe Puleo who…

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