Classic Cars of 1930s

1931 Model A Ford: Ice Cream for Everyone

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Joe Hornacek, a fan of puzzles, likes the challenge of fitting all the pieces together and watching a picture fall into place. He also likes to track down and restore vintage cars, which in many ways is like putting a … Continue reading

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Trusty 1931 Model A Ford Remains in Family

In 1935, In Nicholas Madorno purchased a used 1931 Model A Ford pickup to transport hay for the animals he kept on his land near Oxford, Conn. This very trusty Ford was eventually put to use in the owner’s plumbing … Continue reading

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1931 Model A Ford

Ford Motor Co. manufactured about 5 million Model A vehicles over a four-year period. Early in the final model year, 1931, one of the 3,018 station wagons was built and then sold to a buyer in Massachusetts. The owner of … Continue reading

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1931 Packard

1931 Packard

The original owner of this 1931 Packard, as well as the three successive owners, all have maintained written documentation of the history of the 80-year-old car. Virginia Brinkerhoff purchased the Series 833, Model 461 Packard in 1931 from the Norfolk … Continue reading

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1931 DODGE DH-6

In the early 1930s, the sheriff of Wisconsin’s Iron County, Frank Erspamer, needed an automobile in which to patrol his jurisdiction. He lived in Hurley, Wis., but went to Bessemer, Mich., to purchase a 1931 Dodge four-door sedan. Erspamer paid … Continue reading

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1931 CADILLAC

“I’ve always loved any kind of car,” Keith Williams confesses. The make, model or year of a car is irrelevant to him. What really matters is that a car has a certain intangible quality that reaches out to him. In … Continue reading

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1938 BUICK SPECIAL

Most owners of antique cars are people magnets. They are social animals who tend to regularly congregate at antique car gatherings. An occasional new face appears at such events but generally, it’s the same familiar faces and cars that keep … Continue reading

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