April 2018 Blog Posts (36)

#Pic_A_Day  (1245) @AlMachFineArt - 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza

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1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 30, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1244) @AlMachFineArt - 1911 Brush

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1911 Brush

According to Wikipedia:

Brush Motor Car…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 29, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1243) @AlMachFineArt - 1936 Brough Superior Drophead Coupe by W. C. Atcherley

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1936 Brough Superior Drophead Coupe by W. C. Atcherley…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 28, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1242) @AlMachFineArt - 1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost Details

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1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost Details…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 27, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1241) @AlMachFineArt - Sugar Hollow Truck

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Sugar Hollow Truck

This was seen locally just down the road from my house.

Today I am putting up new things for my display called “Our Amazing Animal Friends!” in Petersburg, WV 26847…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 26, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1240) @AlMachFineArt - 1910 Paterson

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1910 Paterson

The Paterson was a Brass Era/Vintage…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 25, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1239) @AlMachFineArt - 1933 MG L1 Magna

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1933 MG L1 Magna

This was seen at the OwlsHeadTransportationMuseum

117 Museum Street PO Box 277 Owls Head, Maine 04854.…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 24, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1238) @AlMachFineArt -1909 Stanley Steam Car Model R

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1909 Stanley Steam Car Model R…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 23, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1237) @AlMachFineArt - 1937 Packard Twelve 1508 Convertible Sedan by Dietrich Mascot & Details

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1937 Packard Twelve 1508 Convertible Sedan by Dietrich Mascot & Details…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 22, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1236) @AlMachFineArt - 1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost - Tools

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1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost - Tools…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 21, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1235) @AlMachFineArt 1927 Model T the 15 millionth Ford night

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1927 Model T the 15 millionth Ford…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 20, 2018 at 3:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1235) @AlMachFineArt 1927 Model T the 15 millionth Ford 2

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1927 Model T the 15 millionth Ford…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 20, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1235) @AlMachFineArt - 1927 Model T the 15 millionth Ford

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1927 Model T the 15 millionth Ford…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 20, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1234) @AlMachFineArt - 1910 Brockway Motor Wagon

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1910 Brockway Motor Wagon…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 19, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1233) @AlMachFineArt - 1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout-Mascot

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1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout-Mascot

This was seen at the Elegance…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 18, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1232) @AlMachFineArt - 1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost - Horns

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1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost - Horns…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 17, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1231) @AlMachFineArt - Semmes Motor Company service wagon - 1922

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Semmes Motor Company service wagon - 1922

1922 Dodge service vehicle owned by the Semmes Motor Company parked on the 1500 block of E Street, NW in Washington, D.C. The White House is in the…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 16, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1230) @AlMachFineArt - Historic picture of Henry Ford standing & Tacoma Times 1-10-1914 History

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Historic picture of Henry Ford standing & Tacoma Times 1-10-1914 History…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 15, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1229) @AlMachFineArt - 1920 Briggs & Stratton Flyer and Scooter

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1920 Briggs & Stratton Flyer and Scooter…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 14, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day (1228) @AlMachFineArt - 1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost - Lights

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1908 Rolls-Royce 40-50 Silver Ghost - Lights…

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Added by Albert Mach on April 13, 2018 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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