July 2018 Blog Posts (30)

#Pic_A_Day  (1335) @AlMachFineArt - Tucker Tuesday –  Tucker 48 engine

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Tucker Tuesday –  Tucker 48 engine

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Added by Albert Mach on July 31, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day (1334) @AlMachFineArt - 1938 AC 16/80

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1938 AC 16/80

This was seen at the 2018 Amelia Island Concours…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1333) @AlMachFineArt - Ascent at Hershey 2018

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Ascent at Hershey 2018…

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

Day  (1332) @AlMachFineArt - 1913 Minerva Knight

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1913 Minerva Knight

According to Wikipedia:

Minerva started out…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1331) @AlMachFineArt - Fins&Tails Friday – 1959 Cadillac Eldorado

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Fins&Tails Friday – 1959 Cadillac Eldorado

This was seen at the Henry Ford Museum…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1330) @AlMachFineArt - 1929 Duesenberg J-184

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1929 Duesenberg J-184…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1330) @AlMachFineArt - 1929 Duesenberg J-184

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1929 Duesenberg J-184…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1329) @AlMachFineArt - Woodie Wednesday – 1935 Ford Model 48 DeLuxe Station Wagon

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Woodie Wednesday – 1935 Ford Model 48 DeLuxe Station Wagon

This was seen…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1328) @AlMachFineArt - Tucker Tuesday – Tucker 48 #1013

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Tucker Tuesday – Tucker 48 #1013

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1326) @AlMachFineArt - 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C2900A

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1937 Alfa Romeo 8C2900A

This was seen at the Simeone Foundation…

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

#Pic_A_Day (1325) @AlMachFineArt -1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost #2092 Lights, & Details

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1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost #2092 Lights, & Details…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1323) @AlMachFineArt - 1900 Skene

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1900 Skene…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1322) @AlMachFineArt Woodie Wednesday – 1925 Ford Model TT Truck This was seen at the Garrett County Museum  of Transportation in Maryland. http://www.garrettcountymuseums.com/transporta…

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Woodie Wednesday – 1925 Ford Model TT Truck

This was seen at the Garrett County Museum  of Transportation in Maryland.…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1321) @AlMachFineArt - Tucker Tuesday – Tucker Aluminum Dual Overhead Cam Engine

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Tucker Tuesday – Tucker Aluminum Dual Overhead Cam Engine…



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

#Pic_A_Day  (1320) @AlMachFineArt - 1911 Knox R Touring - details

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1911 Knox R Touring - details…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1319) @AlMachFineArt - 1911 Knox R Touring

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1911 Knox R Touring…

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

#Pic_A_Day  (1318) @AlMachFineArt - 1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost #2092

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1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost #2092…

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

#Pic_A_Day (1317) @AlMachFineArt - Fins&Tails Friday – 1958 Packard Station Wagon

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Fins&Tails Friday – 1958 Packard Station Wagon

Added by Albert Mach on July 13, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1316) @AlMachFineArt - 1947 Kaiser –Truck Custom Build

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1947 Kaiser –Truck Custom Build…

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Added by Albert Mach on July 12, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

#Pic_A_Day  (1315) @AlMachFineArt - Woodie Wednesday – 1913 Peugoet type-150 Boat-Tailed  Skiff

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Woodie Wednesday – 1913 Peugoet type-150 Boat-Tailed  Skiff

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Added by Albert Mach on July 11, 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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