October 2016 Blog Posts (22)

Pic-A-Day (701) Albert Mach Fine Art - 15 millionth Model T

Pic-A-Day (701) Albert Mach Fine Art

15 millionth Model T

This was seen at the Greenfield Village…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 31, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (700) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1924 Willys Overland Model 91 Touring Car

Pic-A-Day (700) Albert Mach Fine Art

1924 Willys Overland Model 91 Touring Car



This was seen at a car show in North Adams Mass in 2012

Wow 700 days of these posts! :)…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 30, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (699) Albert Mach Fine Art - Mr. & Mrs. Gas Pump :)

Pic-A-Day (699) Albert Mach Fine Art
Mr. & Mrs. Gas Pump :)
This was seen in the vendor area at the Elegance at Hershey 2016…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 29, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (698) Albert Mach Fine Art - Sin City Tucker ’48 Replica

Pic-A-Day (698) Albert Mach Fine Art

Sin City Tucker ’48 Replica

1948 Tucker Replica is on view at the AACA Museum from October 23, 2016 – Mid-April, 2017

There’s no question that some of our most favorite vehicles for guests to enjoy are those that have some celebrity connection.

We have several vehicles…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 28, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (697) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1923 Jewett Roadster Mascot

Pic-A-Day (697) Albert Mach Fine Art

1923 Jewett Roadster Mascot

This was seen at the Stahl Auto Museum…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 27, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (696) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1906 Rapid Bus

Pic-A-Day (696) Albert Mach Fine Art

1906 Rapid Bus

This was seen at the Henry Ford…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 26, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (695) Albert Mach Fine Art - Get your Kicks on Route 66

Pic-A-Day (695) Albert Mach Fine Art
Get your Kicks on Route 66

This was seen at the National Auto and Truck Museum in Auburn, IN.
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Added by Albert Mach on October 25, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (694) Albert Mach Fine Art - First of Ford's autos & 10 millionth Model T Ford

Pic-A-Day (694) Albert Mach Fine Art

First of Ford's autos & 10 millionth Model T Ford…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 24, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (693) Albert Mach Fine Art - Old and New! 1908 REO

Pic-A-Day (693) Albert Mach Fine Art
Old and New! 1908 REO
This was seen at the R. E. Olds Transportation Museum in Lansing Michigan…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 23, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (691) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1923 Jewett Roadster

Pic-A-Day (691) Albert Mach Fine Art

1923 Jewett Roadster

This was seen at the Stahl Auto Museum…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 21, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (690) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1927 Blue Bird No 1 School Bus

Pic-A-Day (690) Albert Mach Fine Art
1927 Blue Bird No 1 School Bus…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 20, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (689) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1922 Buick

Pic-A-Day (689) Albert Mach Fine Art
1922 Buick
This was seen at the 2014 AACA Hershey Fall Meet.…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 19, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (688) Albert Mach Fine Art - Model T Depot Hack

Pic-A-Day (688) Albert Mach Fine Art
Model T Depot Hack
This was seen at the Greenfield Village…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 18, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (687) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1926 Star Two Door Coach

Pic-A-Day (687) Albert Mach Fine Art

1926 Star Two Door Coach…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 17, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (686) Albert Mach Fine Art - Studebaker City Garage Sign

Pic-A-Day (686) Albert Mach Fine Art

Studebaker City Garage Sign

This was seen in the vendor area at the Elegance at Hershey 2016…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 16, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (685) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1907 Pierce-Racine Model D

Pic-A-Day (685) Albert Mach Fine Art

1907 Pierce-Racine Model D

This was seen at the Stahl Auto Museum…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 15, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (684) Albert Mach Fine Art - Clara Ford’s 1914 Detroit Electric Model 47 Brougham

Pic-A-Day (684) Albert Mach Fine Art
Clara Ford’s 1914 Detroit Electric Model 47 Brougham…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 14, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (683) Albert Mach Fine Art - Texaco Gas Pump Globe

Pic-A-Day (683) Albert Mach Fine Art
Texaco Gas Pump Globe
This was seen at the National Auto and Truck Museum in Auburn, IN.…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 13, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (682) Albert Mach Fine Art - 1925 Pierce Arrow Series 80 Roadster

Pic-A-Day (682) Albert Mach Fine Art

1925 Pierce Arrow Series 80 Roadster

This was seen at the…

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Added by Albert Mach on October 12, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Pic-A-Day (681) Albert Mach Fine Art Old Iron Front

Pic-A-Day (681) Albert Mach Fine Art
Old Iron Front
White wrecker with 1941 license plate
This was seen on the way to the Seal Cove Auto Museum in…
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Added by Albert Mach on October 11, 2016 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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