Casper Friedrich

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  1. Casper Friedrich

    american oldtimer from cuba 4 out of a lot

    1956 model with custom wheels and no orginal paint... Second year the tri-Chevy. (Aka 1955, 1956 and 1957) Bel Air hade became the top-level Chevy in 1953, before that (1950-52) only the two-door hardtops were called Bel Airs.
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    Brass era car

    A French De Dion Bouton 8 cv, made from 1902 onwards.
  3. Casper Friedrich

    Cool photo. Pre-1920 touring

    A French Darracq
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    Berlin in 1930 from British Pathe Films

    Interesting to compare it with the 1927 film Berlin: Die Symphonie der Grossstadt
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    What is this car?

    BTW: the man standing in the back of the car and greets the crowds is the then newly elected president Francisco Madero. Photo was taken in Cuernavaca, June 1911 http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/themexicanrevolution/ig/Photos-of-the-Mexican-Revolution/Madero-enters-Cuernavaca.htm I have seen a picture with him riding in the very same car entering Mexico City the following month
  6. Exactly a hundred years ago from today the Austrian magazine Allgemaine Automobile-Zeitung publiced a feature of the Viennese coachbuilder Keilb. (builder of early Porsche 356 convertibles) They especially mentioned that the headlights were integrated with the front fenders: http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/anno?aid=aaz&datum=19140118&seite=53&zoom=33 My first thought was a poor man's Pierce-Arrow!
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    1908

    Manchester built Crossley: http://www.crossley-motors.org.uk/history/preww1.html
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    American in Scotland ??

    1923 Columbia Six: http://balmoralgreen.co.uk/5.html
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    Flat tire car w 1914 California Plate

    Too big for a Flanders, wrong radiator
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    Help identify rear window for touring car

    Chandler?
  11. Richard Schwartz had been a motorist since 1899. Some of his friends looked down on him when he got a Model T. He decided to improve it, so it wouldn't be ashamed among noble European marques. His version had lower and more stylish bodies than the American original. But the most important modifications were under the hood:New pistons, Bosch magneto, -starter and lighting. http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/anno?aid=aaz&datum=19230701&seite=15&zoom=33
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    Wisto is good for your health

    After googling on Chevrolet I think it could be a 1922 Series 490 http://auto.howstuffworks.com/1920-1922-chevrolet-series-490.htm
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    Wisto is good for your health

    I think that it's a bit earlier than the Whippet, introduced for 1926.
  14. Casper Friedrich

    Davis Automobile ?

    Apparently not the model of this wreck, but in 1922 Davis had a roadster named Man O' War.
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    1904 Model H.

    Browsing through Austrian national libray's digitalized Österreischer Motor-der Flug I found a bluprint for the aircooled Ford model H. ÖNB-ANNO - Österreichischer/Europa Motor Never heard of that prototype before. The quote from Horseless Age doesn't mention that it never saw production. BTW The same 1925 issue had a feature on the contemporary Morton & Brett speedster: ÖNB-ANNO - Österreichischer/Europa Motor