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1931 Packard from the magazine El Automovil de Cuba for February , 1931.

Lots of American cars for sale in Havana pre war and their dealerships actively advertised in this magazine which was the monthly periodical of the Automobile Club of Cuba.

Some great stuff in the contents , many many dealers represented in Havana for sales of American cars, half of them were CCCA recognized classics. Look in the period images thread for the Lincoln show chassis  display of the new model K in 1931. This would make a great story .

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Love the action shot in the water.  Artist's renditions in the Classic era and immediate postwar era always make cars longer & lower, sometimes bigger.  This has always interested me.   

Most no doubt see that influence in vintage car toys of the era as well.  If my 48 Chevy coupe had the lines of the fairly common Manoil toy version of that car, it would be a very valuable car indeed! 😁

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25 minutes ago, John Bloom said:

I think it is time for me to shop for a Fedora and break out the mustache............


 

Doesn’t work.........there is no chapeau that will stay on while driving a speedster with the top down.......been there, done that. 👍

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5 minutes ago, Doozer said:

“Throbbing with vitality”..........count me in!


 

According to the ad, “She deserves a Cord!” Personally, if it were up to me, I would give her something else.......🤔

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Just now, edinmass said:


 

According to the ad, “She deserves a Cord!” Personally, if it were up to me, I would give her something else.......🤔

How about something else......and a Cord🤗

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Just now, Doozer said:

How about something else......and a Cord🤗


Both very high maintenance propositions, that will surly tax you bank account. On the positive side, both will offer an above average ride.......... as it says on the case of Jack Daniels whiskey........”all goods worth price charged!” 😇

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