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The Mercedes-Studebaker Alliance

The automobile manufacturing and sales business is a challenging and ever changing arena. This photo from St. Petersburg, Fla. dated Sept. 9, 1957, shows us back in the time when Mercedes and the Studebaker Corp. had a merger of dealership facilities. Mercedes trying to get better established, had an arrangement with Studebaker to have some…

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1917 Packard

A Packard second series twin six touring and its well attired owner pose in a park like setting. The plate appears to be 1919 CT. The Packard has been fitted with Warner headlamp lenses, and sports an ALA badge on the radiator. The fenderless car behind is hard to identify, but might be a Mercer.

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A Packed Packard

This 1905 Model N Packard is sure packed – eight occupants by my count – and seems to be holding its own. The engine was an L head rated at 28hp, up 6hp over its predecessor, the model L. A total of 403 were built, of which 4 survive. Photo from the Robert C. Laurens…

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