July 2015 Blog Posts (31)

Pic-A-Day (243) Albert Mach Fine Art - Historic Sign Gargoyle MobilOil

Pic-A-Day (243) Albert Mach Fine Art

Historic Sign Gargoyle MobilOil

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Added by Albert Mach on July 31, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (242) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1900 Locomobile Lights!

Pic-A-Day (242) Albert Mach Fine Art.

1900 Locomobile Lights!

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This was seen at the Seal Cove Auto Museum.…

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Added by Albert Mach on July 30, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (241) Albert Mach Fine Art. Mascots! 1917 Simplex Crane Model S

Pic-A-Day (241) Albert Mach Fine Art.

Mascots!1917 Simplex Crane Model S

This was seen at the Seal Cove Auto Museum.…

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Added by Albert Mach on July 29, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (240) Albert Mach Fine Art - Concorso Bizarro Rat Rod

Pic-A-Day (240) Albert Mach Fine Art
Concorso Bizarro Rat Rod
This interesting creation was seen at the Concorso Bizarro show in Hershey, PA. 6/13/2015.

Added by Albert Mach on July 28, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (239) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1908 Browniecar Child’s Runabout

Pic-A-Day (239) Albert Mach Fine Art.

1908 Browniecar Child’s Runabout…

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Added by Albert Mach on July 27, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (238) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1909 Hudson Model 20

Pic-A-Day (238) Albert Mach Fine Art.

1909 Hudson Model 20

This is a General interest post for auto aficionados sharing a pictorial history over the decades.

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This was seen at the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum

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Added by Albert Mach on July 26, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (237) Albert Mach Fine Art - Historic Add - Kelly Springfield Tires

Pic-A-Day (237) Albert Mach Fine Art

Historic Add - Kelly Springfield Tires

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Added by Albert Mach on July 25, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (236) Albert Mach Fine Art.- Mascots!

Pic-A-Day (236) Albert Mach Fine Art.

Mascots!

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Added by Albert Mach on July 24, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (235) Albert Mach Fine Art - Concorso Bizarro Coffin Car

Pic-A-Day (235) Albert Mach Fine Art

Concorso Bizarro Coffin Car

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Added by Albert Mach on July 23, 2015 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Pic-A-Day (234) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1906 Locomobile Old 16 Racer

Pic-A-Day (234) Albert Mach Fine Art.

1906 Locomobile Old 16 Racer

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Added by Albert Mach on July 22, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (233) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1901 Ford Sweepstakes Race Car

Pic-A-Day (233) Albert Mach Fine Art

1901 Ford Sweepstakes Race Car

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Added by Albert Mach on July 21, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (232) Albert Mach Fine Art - Light & Horn from a 1909 Stevens Duyea

Pic-A-Day (232) Albert Mach Fine Art

Light & Horn from a 1909 Stevens Duyea

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Added by Albert Mach on July 20, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (231) Albert Mach Fine Art - Drawings of Model T Ford.

Pic-A-Day (231) Albert Mach Fine Art

Drawings of Model T Ford.

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Added by Albert Mach on July 19, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (230) Albert Mach Fine Art - Mascots

Pic-A-Day (230) Albert Mach Fine Art

Mascots

Added by Albert Mach on July 18, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (229) Albert Mach Fine Art - Concorso Bizarro Cartoon Car

Pic-A-Day (229) Albert Mach Fine Art
Concorso Bizarro Cartoon Car
This interesting creation was seen at the Concorso Bizarro show in Hershey, PA. 6/13/2015.

Added by Albert Mach on July 17, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (228) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1915 Franklin 2 Passenger Roadster

Pic-A-Day (228) Albert Mach Fine Art

1915 Franklin 2 Passenger Roadster

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Added by Albert Mach on July 16, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (227) Albert Mach Fine Art - Kerosene light from a 1904 Stanley Steamer

Pic-A-Day (227) Albert Mach Fine Art

Kerosene light from a 1904 Stanley Steamer

Added by Albert Mach on July 15, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (226) Albert Mach Fine Art - Historic Haynes-Apperson Advertisement New York Tribune 7-17-1904

Pic-A-Day (226) Albert Mach Fine Art
Historic Haynes-Apperson Advertisement
New York Tribune 7-17-1904

Added by Albert Mach on July 14, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (225) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1915 Ford Model T Roadster

Pic-A-Day (225) Albert Mach Fine Art

1915 Ford Model T Roadster

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Added by Albert Mach on July 13, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (224) Albert Mach Fine Art - Mascots! 1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon.

Pic-A-Day (224) Albert Mach Fine Art.

Mascots! 1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon.

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Added by Albert Mach on July 12, 2015 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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