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Patina, Provenance, Originality – Thoughtful Preservation of Collectible Automobiles

David Northey, Walter Owen Bentleys grandson, addressing the attendees. By Maria Writesel: The Larz Anderson Auto Museum of Brookline, Massachusetts, renowned for housing America’s oldest car collection, opened their new exhibit on May 10th: Patina, Provenance, Originality: Thoughtful Preservation of Collectible Automobiles. Preservation of important automobiles, as both historic artifacts and industrial art, provides an…

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The new 1916 Packard Twin Six

The new Packard Twin Six was announced by the company as a 1916 model in May of 1915. With it came the change to a new and very smooth high speed engine for the luxury car maker. The twelve-cylinder 60 degree engine, had a 3-inch bore by a 5-inch stroke and displaced 424 c.i., was…

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The 1914 Packard Six Models

As was typical at Packard, 1914 was a year of perfecting existing models and was the second year of the smaller Packard six-cylinder model, the 2-38. The biggest change in the L-head six was the move from three cylinder block castings in pairs to two sets of three cylinders. One other notable change was to…

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The Larz Anderson 1907 Fiat Tipo 50/60, a treasure headed to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

Two weeks ago we informed you about how the Larz Anderson Auto Museum needs the help of our readers, friends and car clubs worldwide. One of the crown jewels from the Larz Anderson Collection has been invited to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to take part in a large assemblage of cars by the automaker Fiat. The Italian car company, has been…

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