Americana

1946 Chrysler Town & Country convertible

Such was the demand for vehicles in the immediate aftermath of World War II that the 1946 Chryslers — like most other American makes — reappeared looking much the same as they had in 1942. One difference in the model line-up was that the wood-embellished Town & Country model, previously […]

1952 Muntz Jet convertible

In 1950, Earl Muntz bought Indy car builder Frank Kurtis’s design and all the tooling for a 2-seat sports car and renamed it the Muntz Road Jet. Muntz stretched the Kurtis “sports car” 13 inches to add room for a back seat. The styling was simple but streamlined. With an […]

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1932 Lincoln KB Judkins coupe

This 1932 Lincoln KB Judkins coupe has benefited from a 15-year restoration completed in 2009. Authenticity was emphasized, and a recent inspection by a noted marque expert confirmed its correctness. This car wears a custom body by Judkins — a firm that was founded in 1857 as a small carriage […]

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1955 Hudson Italia

One of only 26 examples produced and one of just 21 remaining Powered by its original engine and equipped with overdrive Outstanding driver, tour- and road-ready Carefully inspected and extensively serviced by Mr. Ed Souers, Hudson Italia Historian for the Hudson Essex Terraplane Club and Manager of the National Hudson […]

Corey Silvia ©2013, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

1909 Stanley Model E2 Runabout

This Stanley Model E2, one of six models of the Stanley steam car available in the 1909 catalog, is powered by a 10-horsepower twin-piston engine — a marvel of simplicity that employed only 13 moving parts. Once the big front-mounted boiler had been filled with water, fired, and tended by […]

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1966 AMC AMX Ramble Seat

Eager to shed its stodgy reputation during the 1960s, American Motors launched a daring assault on the lucrative youth market with a series of prototypes. Developed at AMC’s advanced styling studios in October 1965, the first AMX prototype — short for American Motors experimental — was developed under Charles Mashigan, […]

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1974 AMC Javelin AMX

This is a rare find: a 1974 AMC that has only 406 original miles driven by its single documented owner. Painted in Big Bad Blue with a white vinyl top, it is a great color scheme in relation to its white interior. The AMC was not all show; it came […]

Karissa Hosek © 2015, courtesy of Auctions America

1974 Ford LTD Country Squire station wagon

This single-owner Country Squire Wagon has less than 1,500 miles from when it was purchased new at Titus Will Ford in Tacoma, WA. As per its original sales invoice, it is equipped with a 400-ci V8 engine and an automatic transmission. Conveniences include deluxe bumpers, electric rear window, air conditioning, […]

Pawel Litwinski, courtesy of Bonhams

1978 Checker Cab

Last working Checker cab in New York City Preserved in “as-retired” condition Over $12,000 in recent service Six-cylinder engine Three-speed automatic transmission Coil-spring front and leaf-spring rear suspension