Alan_NY

What is this pre-1914 car?

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Can anyone identify the brand of car in the first pic?  It’s also the 3rd car in the second pic.  It’s my great grandfather’s car and the license plate is 1914.  My father always thought it was a Buick, but I don’t think so.  There’s a badge above the grill that looks like something beginning with a “P”, but I’m sure it’s not a Pontiac or Packard?

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Benefits of AACA Membership.

???? But the license plate on all 4 cars in the second pic shows 1914?

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Oh cool, thank you!  The 4th car in the second pic has the steering wheel on the left - is it English??

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No. It is American. It was common in the earlier days to have right hand drive.

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8 hours ago, Alan_NY said:

Oh cool, thank you!  The 4th car in the second pic has the steering wheel on the left - is it English??

 

For most makes the change from left to right hand drive occurred somewhere around 1912. Ford of course went left hand drive with the introduction of the T in 1908.

 

The 'fourth' car in the photo has gas lights so is probably from 1911-12.

 

Perhaps with a closeup that car might be able to be identified.

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I think the Buick is a 1914 Model 37.

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4 minutes ago, Bloo said:

EMF?

 

I did consider that possibility but I think a closer look would help.

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On 4/29/2020 at 5:57 AM, nzcarnerd said:

Perhaps with a closeup that car might be able to be identified.

 

Closeup of car #4.

 

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