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1 hour ago, John_Mereness said:

From The ACD Library - a great collection of photos too (and this is not the standard Coupe either)

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I thought I spied speedster fenders.

 

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7 minutes ago, alsancle said:

 

 

I thought I spied speedster fenders.

 

Speedster fenders all the way around.  It also has a metal roof on the Coupe body and technically a Coupe is pretty near a convertible with a bolt-on/screw-on wooden roof structure that is fabric covered.  Also, the car lacks a metal spare tire cover (which was standard equipment normally). Plus, note it is a Business Coupe and not a Rumbleseat Coupe.

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56 minutes ago, John_Mereness said:

Speedster fenders all the way around.  It also has a metal roof on the Coupe body and technically a Coupe is pretty near a convertible with a bolt-on/screw-on wooden roof structure that is fabric covered.  Also, the car lacks a metal spare tire cover (which was standard equipment normally). Plus, note it is a Business Coupe and not a Rumbleseat Coupe.

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any survive?

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4 minutes ago, alsancle said:


any survive?

The 1935 851 S/C Phaeton (4 door convertible) survived long enough post WWII that it should still be around - it had the wheelbase extended and the hood elongated to have an Auburn V-12 installed. It was pretty run down/rough by 1950's and there is a chance that the fenders had more value than the entire car - so it could have bit the dust as a parts car. 

 

There are no other known photo's of the Coupe.

 

My guess is that if "they" played with a Phaeton and a Coupe, then they probably played with a Cabriolet as well (maybe not, but ....).

 

Basically: This should still be out there in a very modified form (longer wheelbase with longer hood to allow for an Auburn V-12 installation.

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1935 Armstrong Siddeley.  Buy a car made in the United Kingdom.

35 Armstrong Siddeley U.K. Clymer Scrapbook Vol.1 p172.JPG

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1922 Calcott, built in Coventry, England.

 

22 Calcott U.K. Clymer Scrapbook Vol.1 p127.JPG

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The 1905 Cupelle (U.K.) had a seriously large windscreen for its size.

 

05 Cupelle U.K. Clymer Scrapbook Vol.1 p66.JPG

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The 1906 Swift (U.K.) had a three cylinder engine.  Perhaps the doctor could receive vibration massage while he drove to see a patient, or to the office.

06 Swift U.K. Clymer Scrapbook Vol.1 p71.JPG

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1 hour ago, LCK81403 said:

1935 Armstrong Siddeley.  Buy a car made in the United Kingdom.

35 Armstrong Siddeley U.K. Clymer Scrapbook Vol.1 p172.JPG

My father had a 30s Armstrong siddeley in the late 50 s not large as above I remember, but I did travel in a few as were popular wedding and funeral cars in 50s and 60s 

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Great photo and a name that is very recognized, especially every year on this date :) 

 

Happy 4th all !

 

 

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The 1903 Stirling Dogcart.  Reportedly it could do 35 miles per gallon of petrol.  Amazingly enough, 117 years later, we still have a lot of cars on the road that can not do 35 mpg.

03 Stirling Dogcart U.K. Clymer Scrapbook Vol.1 p42.JPG

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2 hours ago, 30DodgePanel said:

Cars at Lindbergh parade

 

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An assembly for a Lindberg parade !  

 

This is a favorite photo - I love all the differences in the cars and especially such as paint colors (not everything was somber tones) and the number of rear mounted spares  - which I assume was a movement toward a "modern" car (though equally even a Packard Touring with storage boxes cabinetry and possibly some under seat storage still does not have the wanted space of a luggage trunk out on a luggage rack (and there was a practicality of having and extra spare tire - roads were still pretty bad).

 

The "highest cost" cars are probably the 2nd one from the front in the farthest left row and in the second row over the 5th one back. 

 

And interestingly - all are Packards !!!

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Here's a closer look at that town car delivery.  Opinions what make it was?

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