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West Peterson

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My thought from the second I saw it is Buick, that seems too obvious though so I'm probably wrong. The hood, cowl, and fenders sure seem to match a 1917 Buick touring. 

 

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It is a bigger car than the Buick D/E series 45 - more the size of the 130"wheelbase Buick 55 but I don't think it is that either.

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There were quite a few different makes of medium/large touring cars. This Mitchell is along the same lines but not exactly it. 

 

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On 1/22/2018 at 3:40 PM, West Peterson said:

Top bows are different than the Buick that David posted.

 

Yes, I didn't notice, that's an earlier style two-man top...

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Note the features:

1. Long hood - probably 6-cylinders rather than 4.

2. LHD - many cars changed from RHD to LHD ca. 1914.

3. 2-man top - many cars changed from 2-man to 1-man tops ca. 1915.

4. Vertical windshield - many cars started tilting the windshield backwards in the mid-teens, ca. 1916.

5. Long running board indicates long wheelbase.

6. Apparently set-up for rear mounted spare(s).

So, I'd guess it's a 1914 model of a large car.

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