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MI PIN-UP CAR – 1906 AUTOCAR (Feb, 1957)

MI PIN-UP CAR – 1906 AUTOCAR

Owner: Herbert Royston, W. Los Angeles, Calif. Engine: 2-cylinders, opposed, 12hp. Progressive transmission, three speeds forward, reverse. Wheelbase: 70 in. Hickory frame, wood body. Cost $1,000 new.

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PIN-UP CAR: 1910 MAXWELL-BRISCOE RUNABOUT (Jul, 1952)

PIN-UP CAR: 1910 MAXWELL-BRISCOE RUNABOUT

Owner: Leslie R. Henry of Havertown, Penna. Original price without top, windshield and headlamps: $550. Engine: two horizontal-opposed cylinders, 10 horsepower, 4×4-inch bore and stroke, two-speed planetary transmission hand operated. Top speed: 26 miles per hour. Color: red enamel with black japanned fenders. Car was discovered in northern Pennsylvania, had been caught in Johnstown flood of 1936, was taken apart bolt by bolt and completely restored by owner.

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PIN-UP CAR – 1939 Bugatti 57S (Aug, 1951)

PIN-UP CAR – 1939 Bugatti 57S

Owner: Thomas Butler Folsom, Pasadena, Calif. Original cost: $25,000 (including duty). Engine: straight 8, double overhead cam with Roots direct blower, 210 hp. Body: aluminum, hand made by Ganglof, Colmar, France. Interior: Australian black kid. Finish: Bugatti red, black top. Wheelbase: 130 inches. Miles per gallon: 15. Top speed: 130 mph.

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PIN-UP CAR – 1949 MASERATI A6 TURISMO COUPE (Sep, 1954)

PIN-UP CAR – 1949 MASERATI A6 TURISMO COUPE

Owner: Major Charles W. Audet, North Hollywood, Calif. Engine: 6-cylinder, single overhead camshaft, 1500-cc, 65 hp @ 4700 rpm. Aluminum body by Farina. Tubular frame. Weight 2,156 pounds. Wheelbase 100 inches. Original cost $6,250. Top speed 95 mph.

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MI PIN-UP CAR: 1900 WHITE STANHOPE STEAMER (Nov, 1956)

MI PIN-UP CAR: 1900 WHITE STANHOPE STEAMER

Owner: Jerry Foley, Jacksonville, Fla. Engine: 2-cylinder double-acting steam engine, 6 brake horsepower. Wheelbase: 66 in. Weight: 1,100 lbs. Top speed: approximately 60 mph. Said to be oldest White Steamer in the U. S. Original cost was $1,000.

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