March 2019 Blog Posts (24)

#Pic_A_Day  (1577) @AlMachFineArt - 1906 Duryea Phaeton

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1906 Duryea Phaeton…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 31, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1576) @AlMachFineArt - 1920 Apperson "Jack Rabbit." Model 8-20 Anniversary Eight Tourster

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1920 Apperson "Jack Rabbit." Model 8-20 Anniversary Eight Tourster…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 30, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1575) @AlMachFineArt - 1937 Bugatti T57S Atalante by Gangloff

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1937 Bugatti T57S Atalante by Gangloff…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 29, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1574) @AlMachFineArt - 1904 Duryea Phaeton

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1904 Duryea Phaeton…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 28, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1573) @AlMachFineArt - c.1918 Stanley Steam Car 735 Touring

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c.1918 Stanley Steam Car 735 Touring…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 27, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1572) @AlMachFineArt - 1924 Packard Model 143 Town Car by Fleetwood

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1924 Packard Model 143 Town Car by Fleetwood…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 26, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1571) @AlMachFineArt - 1917 Pierce-Arrow Model 48-B-4 Runabout

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1917 Pierce-Arrow Model 48-B-4 Runabout…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 25, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1570) @AlMachFineArt - 1956 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer Convertible

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1956 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer Convertible…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 24, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1569) @AlMachFineArt 1868 James F. Hill Car

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1868 James F. Hill Car…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 23, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1568) @AlMachFineArt - Fins & Tails Friday - 1956 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer Convertible

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Fins & Tails Friday - 1956 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer Convertible…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 22, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1565) @AlMachFineArt - 1916 Auburn Series 6-38 "Chummy" Roadster

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1916 Auburn Series 6-38 "Chummy" Roadster…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 19, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1562) @AlMachFineArt - 1916 Owen-Magnetic

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1916 Owen-Magnetic…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 15, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1561A) @AlMachFineArt - 1900 Duryea Phaeton

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1900 Duryea Phaeton…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 14, 2019 at 1:30am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1561) @AlMachFineArt - 1900 Duryea Phaeton

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1900 Duryea Phaeton…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 14, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1560) @AlMachFineArt - Morgan 3

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Morgan 3…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 13, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1559) @AlMachFineArt - 1938 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K AUTOBAHN-KURIER AND 1957 FERRARI 335 S

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1938 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K AUTOBAHN-KURIER AND 1957 FERRARI 335 S NAMED BEST IN SHOW AT THE 24th ANNUAL AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 12, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1556) @AlMachFineArt 1949 Buick El Kineno

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1949 Buick El Kineno…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 9, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1555) @AlMachFineArt - 1939 BMW 321 Cabriolet

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1939 BMW 321 Cabriolet…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 8, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1552) @AlMachFineArt - 1956 Chevrolet Corvette SR2

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1956 Chevrolet Corvette SR2…

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Added by Albert Mach on March 5, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

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 1963 Shelby Cobra Roadster CSX2197

 In July 1964, Mark C. Tower purchased CSX 2197 from Crater Lake Motors in Medford, Oregon. According to the Shelby Registry, the car was delivered in red over black leather and equipped with the Class A accessories package, which included chrome rocker covers, white sidewall tires, luggage rack, radio, and 5-quarts of anti-freeze which brought the invoice total to $5493.05. Mr. Tower owned the car briefly, and by 1966, CSX 2197 was held by Howard Nettleton of Tacoma, Washington. Shortly after that, it went to John Stevens Jensen of California where it was registered “VNN 794”. Mr. Stevens owned the car for several years until he was killed in a road accident in another Cobra. From 1981, it passed through several more known short-term owners. Along the way, it was noted to have just 9,700 miles on the odometer though it did show some signs of past front-end damage. In the late 1980s, CSX 2197 would find a long-term home with Bill Kemper, a highly respected Cobra expert and restorer. In the early 1990s, he embarked on a long-term restoration, working on the car as time permitted, taking the utmost care as it was a personal project.

According to Mr. Kemper, the car had been unused since suffering a relatively mild accident, and he believed the sub-10,000 miles on the odometer to be accurate. He reported that the Cobra was entirely stripped down, the chassis properly repaired and precisely reinforced and updated based on Kemper’s specifications by Baurle Auto Sport of Addison, Il. The body was completely restored, with great care given to preserving as much original alloy as possible. The front outer panels from the doors forward were replaced, but the doors, rear clip, footwells and engine bay panels are said to be comprised of original metal, painstakingly restored to a very high standard and returned to its original red color. Today it presents in stunning condition, having been used gently in the hands of its most recent owner.

Kemper, of course, had the engine balanced, blueprinted and completely rebuilt along with the gearbox and rear differential. It extremely well-presented with much of the original hardware restored and replated, and detailed with correct labels and markings. It retains its correct, early-type Harrison aluminum radiator as well as the generator which was unique to these early Cobras.

The interior is finished in black leather as originally equipped and features correct Smiths gauges with the wonderful Rotunda Tachometer to the left of the column (Shelby switched to Stewart-Warner gauges and Ford electrics approximately three cars later). The steering wheel and shift knob are also correct for the car’s original specification. This fabulous Cobra has seen only light use since its world-class restoration was completed, and the leather and upholstery remain in excellent condition. Included in the sale is a full top and side-curtain set, as well as the original early-type jack, firewall mounted grease gun, and a set of restored King Dick spanners.

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