May 2018 Blog Posts (36)

#Pic_A_Day  (1273) @AlMachFineArt - Woodie Wednesday – 1919 VIM Type S-21

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Woodie Wednesday – 1919 VIM Type S-21

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Added by Albert Mach on May 30, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1272) @AlMachFineArt - Tucker Tuesday – Blue Prints

#Pic_A_Day  (1272) @AlMachFineArt

Tucker Tuesday – Blue Prints…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1271) @AlMachFineArt - 1904 Knox 2cyl Tudor Surrey

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1904 Knox 2cyl Tudor Surrey

The new display for 2018 at the Seal Cove Auto Museum is…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1270) @AlMachFineArt - 1911 Sears Buggy

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1911 Sears Buggy

This auto was seen at The Tupelo Auto Museum…

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

#Pic_A_Day (1269A) @AlMachFineArt 1963 Mysterion replica by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth

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1963 Mysterion replica by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth…

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Added by Albert Mach on May 26, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1269) @AlMachFineArt - 1963 Mysterion replica by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth

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1963 Mysterion replica by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth…

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

#Pic_A_Day (1268) @AlMachFineArt - Fins&Tails Friday – 1932 Helicron

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Fins&Tails Friday – 1932 Helicron

Okay not what you were expecting… But look at those fins! …

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1267) @AlMachFineArt - 1934 Alvis Speed 20 SB Sports Tourer by Cross & Ellis

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1934 Alvis Speed 20 SB Sports Tourer by Cross & Ellis…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1266) @AlMachFineArt - Woodie Wednesday – 1925 Ford Model T Truck Woodie

#Pic_A_Day  (1266) @AlMachFineArt

Woodie Wednesday – 1925 Ford Model T Truck Woodie

I'll try to post an interesting “woodie” every Wednesday for a while.

What have you seen?

This was seen at the Virginia Museum…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1266) @AlMachFineArt - Woodie Wednesday – 1925 Ford Model T Truck Woodie

#Pic_A_Day  (1266) @AlMachFineArt

Woodie Wednesday – 1925 Ford Model T Truck Woodie

I'll try to post an interesting “woodie” every Wednesday for a while.

What have you seen?

This was seen at the Virginia Museum…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1265) @AlMachFineArt - Tucker Tuesday – Building the Tucker

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Tucker Tuesday – Building the Tucker…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1264) @AlMachFineArt - 1912 Alco 7 passenger Touring Car

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1912 Alco 7 passenger Touring Car…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1263) @AlMachFineArt - 1939 Ford

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1939 Ford

This was seen locally just down the road from my…

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Added by Albert Mach on May 20, 2018 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

#Pic_A_Day  (1262A) @AlMachFineArt - Beatnik Bandit II by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth

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Beatnik Bandit II by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth…

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Added by Albert Mach on May 19, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1262) @AlMachFineArt - Beatnik Bandit II by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth

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Beatnik Bandit II by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth…

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Added by Albert Mach on May 19, 2018 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

#Pic_A_Day  (1261) @AlMachFineArt - Fins&Tails Friday - Studebaker Hawk

#Pic_A_Day  (1261) @AlMachFineArt

Fins&Tails Friday - Studebaker Hawk

I 'll try to post an interesting auto featuring Fins & Tails or other different design every Friday for a while.

I had a show in WV a number…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1260A) @AlMachFineArt - 1936 SS Jaguar 100 2.5-Litre Roadster

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1936 SS Jaguar 100 2.5-Litre Roadster…

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Added by Albert Mach on May 17, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1260) @AlMachFineArt - 1936 SS Jaguar 100 2.5-Litre Roadster

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1936 SS Jaguar 100 2.5-Litre Roadster…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1259) @AlMachFineArt - Woodie Wednesday – 1919 Oldsmobile Model T ¾ Ton Truck

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Woodie Wednesday – 1919 Oldsmobile Model T ¾ Ton Truck

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Added by Albert Mach on May 16, 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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