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The Roderic Blood Packard Collection

Through the courtesy of  The Larz Anderson Auto Museum we are pleased to be able to share with you the Roderic Blood collection of original Packard Company photographs and promotional materials. This collection was rescued from destruction in 1951 when Blood traded a 1910 Packard model 18 runabout to secure the collection that was being…

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An Early Winton in Illinois

This Winton full of Gentlemen appears to be a 1906 Model K, which was a 30 h.p. five-passenger touring car on a 102″ w.b. A catalog illustration is shown just below and the thumbnails at the bottom from the Automobile Journal show the construction details. The article gives full details on Winton’s unique pneumatically actuated…

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An Early Motoring Scene

Here is a wonderful trio of cars, in an exceptional early motoring image. The first car appears to be a 1905 Thomas 40 or 50 (they made both), the second car is a French fronted single cylinder Olds of the same vintage and the last car appears to be a 1905-06 Winton or Northern. Unfortunately…

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Barney Oldfield And A Winton

This early photo shows Barney Oldfield behind the wheel of what appears to be a 1903 Winton 20 h.p. twin, with a detachable rear entrance tonneau. The year before he was running Henry Fords racer and beat Alexander Winton in a five-mile race by half a mile. Winton then hired Oldfield to race his cars…

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