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November 2, 1935 – The Coffin Nose Cord
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November 2, 1935 – The Coffin Nose Cord

1936 Cord 810 Phaeton by Cliff. CC BY 2.0 The Cord 810 was introduced by the Cord Automobile division of the Auburn Automobile Company at the National Automobile Show in New York City on this day in 1935. The luxurious vehicle was the first mass produced American front wheel drive car with independent front suspension. The earlier Cord L-29 was also FWD, as was the 1934 Citroën Traction Avant. The 810, and later 812, were the first production cars to feature hidden headlights. They were offered through the 1937 model year with supercharged and non supercharged versions. The vehicle's interesting front end earned it the nickname coffin nose Cord. Buying this shirt supports veteran's reentering the workforce Half of all proceeds of this limited edition shirt will go to American War...
Dusty & Rusty – 1935 Chevrolet 1/2 Ton High Cab Pickup
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Dusty & Rusty – 1935 Chevrolet 1/2 Ton High Cab Pickup

The 1930s were obviously one of the most fun times in the United States. Everyone was roaming the country in search of work, running from insane dust storms, staying fit by eating very little and generally just having an excellent time. Oh wait, that's all terrible. What's also terrible is the condition of this 1935 Chevrolet High Cab 1/2 Ton Pickup that rolled out of the factory at the height of the Great Depression. Understandably, not a whole lot of these metal on wood cabbed trucks survive today. Not only were parts as scarce as bread, but the war effort saw a lot of old workhorses turned into bullets. Fortunately, this one on Craigslist from of Milwaukee was saved from Uncle Sam and a long list of other possible fates. But with a $15,500 asking price, does this old truck have a chan...

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