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52-fan
03-05-2008, 01:04 PM
Does anyone know anything about a 1937 Studebaker woody that recently sold at auction? A co-worker said he saw it on TV and I am looking for a picture. I tried Goggle, but I got so many hits for the die cast model that I thought I would try here.[?]

1952 Champion Starlight, 1962 Daytona, 1947 M5. Searcy,Arkansas

Studebaker Wheel
03-05-2008, 01:51 PM
There are no surviving original 1937 Studebaker Wood bodied cars. My guess a street rod.

Richard Quinn
editor: Antique Studebaker Review

Studebaker Wheel
03-05-2008, 01:51 PM
There are no surviving original 1937 Studebaker Wood bodied cars. My guess a street rod.

Richard Quinn
editor: Antique Studebaker Review

8E45E
03-05-2008, 01:57 PM
quote:Originally posted by Studebaker Wheel

There are no surviving original 1937 Studebaker Wood bodied cars. My guess a street rod.



Or the little one that can sit on your coffee table and says "Maytag" on it!:D

Craig

8E45E
03-05-2008, 01:57 PM
quote:Originally posted by Studebaker Wheel

There are no surviving original 1937 Studebaker Wood bodied cars. My guess a street rod.



Or the little one that can sit on your coffee table and says "Maytag" on it!:D

Craig

52-fan
03-05-2008, 02:07 PM
I did not see the show, but Buck said this car was restored. It sold for well over $100,000. Maybe a clone? Usually, even a die cast is based on an existing vehicle that pictures and measurements are taken from.[?]

1952 Champion Starlight, 1962 Daytona, 1947 M5. Searcy,Arkansas

52-fan
03-05-2008, 02:07 PM
I did not see the show, but Buck said this car was restored. It sold for well over $100,000. Maybe a clone? Usually, even a die cast is based on an existing vehicle that pictures and measurements are taken from.[?]

1952 Champion Starlight, 1962 Daytona, 1947 M5. Searcy,Arkansas

Chris Pile
03-05-2008, 04:21 PM
There is nothing remotely connected to South Bend's finest when referring to this vehicle.
Posies (the builder) got a little inspiration from the Dictators and CE's - but that's all!

Chris Pile
StudeFolk Manager
http://tiny.cc/RYqAK

Chris Pile
03-05-2008, 04:21 PM
There is nothing remotely connected to South Bend's finest when referring to this vehicle.
Posies (the builder) got a little inspiration from the Dictators and CE's - but that's all!

Chris Pile
StudeFolk Manager
http://tiny.cc/RYqAK

Gary1953
03-05-2008, 04:24 PM
The person on stage with the car said maybe the head lights were Studebaker but he thought nothing else was close to being Studebaker. The grill does have the general look of a '37 but not much else.

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Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

Gary1953
03-05-2008, 04:24 PM
The person on stage with the car said maybe the head lights were Studebaker but he thought nothing else was close to being Studebaker. The grill does have the general look of a '37 but not much else.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2151.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

Studebaker Wheel
03-05-2008, 04:27 PM
I was involved in the making of the die cast and it was not based on and existing vehicle. The die cast model is a two door and the production vehicle is a four door. It was created using a coupe express chassis and front clip and graphics I supplied from the sales catalog that had undergone some photoshop work. I am steadfast in maintaining that the car sold was not an original Studebaker woodie. I will bet one of my die cast models on it!

Richard Quinn
editor: Antique Studebaker Review

Studebaker Wheel
03-05-2008, 04:27 PM
I was involved in the making of the die cast and it was not based on and existing vehicle. The die cast model is a two door and the production vehicle is a four door. It was created using a coupe express chassis and front clip and graphics I supplied from the sales catalog that had undergone some photoshop work. I am steadfast in maintaining that the car sold was not an original Studebaker woodie. I will bet one of my die cast models on it!

Richard Quinn
editor: Antique Studebaker Review

Studebaker Wheel
03-05-2008, 04:31 PM
http://www.rmauctions.com/CarDetails.cfm?SaleCode=MO06&CarID=r117&Currency=

Maybe this one??

Richard Quinn
editor: Antique Studebaker Review

Studebaker Wheel
03-05-2008, 04:31 PM
http://www.rmauctions.com/CarDetails.cfm?SaleCode=MO06&CarID=r117&Currency=

Maybe this one??

Richard Quinn
editor: Antique Studebaker Review

Gary1953
03-05-2008, 04:40 PM
Richard that is the one. I was watching the auction last night. The car has been around awhile. I believe the show last night was a repeat from several months ago.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2151.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

Gary1953
03-05-2008, 04:40 PM
Richard that is the one. I was watching the auction last night. The car has been around awhile. I believe the show last night was a repeat from several months ago.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2151.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

52-fan
03-05-2008, 05:07 PM
The picture didn't come up with the link, but I read the discription. Hard to belive he thought it was a restored stock vehicle. Interesting that in the listing you posted it sold for $302,000 and my co-worker remembered it selling last night for something like $190,000+. Sounds like someone lost money if he was right.

1952 Champion Starlight, 1962 Daytona, 1947 M5. Searcy,Arkansas

52-fan
03-05-2008, 05:07 PM
The picture didn't come up with the link, but I read the discription. Hard to belive he thought it was a restored stock vehicle. Interesting that in the listing you posted it sold for $302,000 and my co-worker remembered it selling last night for something like $190,000+. Sounds like someone lost money if he was right.

1952 Champion Starlight, 1962 Daytona, 1947 M5. Searcy,Arkansas

rockne10
03-05-2008, 08:28 PM
The car that became this custom used to sit in a garage about five miles from me. I looked at it when it wasn't for sale. I believe it was purchased from the original owner by our own KRC member Bob Foust and sold to Posie.


Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight

rockne10
03-05-2008, 08:28 PM
The car that became this custom used to sit in a garage about five miles from me. I looked at it when it wasn't for sale. I believe it was purchased from the original owner by our own KRC member Bob Foust and sold to Posie.


Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight

barnlark
03-06-2008, 08:24 AM
quote:Originally posted by rockne10

The car that became this custom used to sit in a garage about five miles from me. I looked at it when it wasn't for sale. I believe it was purchased from the original owner by our own KRC member Bob Foust and sold to Posie.


Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight
I'm dying to know..what was it originally?

barnlark
03-06-2008, 08:24 AM
quote:Originally posted by rockne10

The car that became this custom used to sit in a garage about five miles from me. I looked at it when it wasn't for sale. I believe it was purchased from the original owner by our own KRC member Bob Foust and sold to Posie.


Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight
I'm dying to know..what was it originally?

Retired
03-06-2008, 12:47 PM
If it's the "Posie" I have a letter on file from Posie that cites car it represents. Will post additional information after Easter.

Retired
03-06-2008, 12:47 PM
If it's the "Posie" I have a letter on file from Posie that cites car it represents. Will post additional information after Easter.

studeguy
03-06-2008, 08:18 PM
OK...here's the scoop on the '37 Studebaker woody that Posies built. The car is NOT A '37 Studebaker, HOWEVERit's design was inspired by a '37 Studebaker (look at the grille on the car to see what I mean).

I happened upon Ken Fenical (Posies)on Saturday morning at the Reedsville meet a number of years ago (I don't remember the year), and he was looking at Studebaker cars that were for sale there. I knew who he was and questioned why he was looking at a Studebaker, when he typically builds Ford-inspired street rods. His reply was that he was looking for something different as inspiration for another street rod. I mentioned to him that I had recently bought a somewhat rough '37 Dictator 4-dr sedan, if he was interested in something a bit different. Long story short, we set a time and date for him to look at the car. He bought the car from me, and hauled it back to Hummelstown, Pa to begin the disassembly. Ultimately, what was used from the car were the headlights (housings elongated), tailights (housings elongated), portions of the crown of the rear fenders, the front fenders (elongated), and the grille was used as inspiration for a totally-fabricated grille that is reminiscent of a '37 Studebaker. There may be a few other pieces that were used, but, what is noted above is substantially what he used from the car. The remainder of the car was ultimately sold to another Studebaker Drivers Club member.

The reproduction "red ball" Studebaker emblems that a number of members have bought in recent years were a project of Posies. Take a close look at the emblems in the center of the wheels on the car as they say "Extremeliner". These wheels centers (green in color) were produced overseas by Posies along with a group of the "red ball emblems that were on Studebakers of this era. You can thank this man for the good quality reproduction that many of you have now. That is where it came from!!

While the car was NOT totally built from the '37 Studebaker I sold him, it inspired much of the design.

The car was actually bought by me, Denny Foust. As Brad Johnson indicated above, a lot of people knew about this car, including my Dad, Bob Foust, but it was never for sale....until I was able to buy it.

studeguy
03-06-2008, 08:18 PM
OK...here's the scoop on the '37 Studebaker woody that Posies built. The car is NOT A '37 Studebaker, HOWEVERit's design was inspired by a '37 Studebaker (look at the grille on the car to see what I mean).

I happened upon Ken Fenical (Posies)on Saturday morning at the Reedsville meet a number of years ago (I don't remember the year), and he was looking at Studebaker cars that were for sale there. I knew who he was and questioned why he was looking at a Studebaker, when he typically builds Ford-inspired street rods. His reply was that he was looking for something different as inspiration for another street rod. I mentioned to him that I had recently bought a somewhat rough '37 Dictator 4-dr sedan, if he was interested in something a bit different. Long story short, we set a time and date for him to look at the car. He bought the car from me, and hauled it back to Hummelstown, Pa to begin the disassembly. Ultimately, what was used from the car were the headlights (housings elongated), tailights (housings elongated), portions of the crown of the rear fenders, the front fenders (elongated), and the grille was used as inspiration for a totally-fabricated grille that is reminiscent of a '37 Studebaker. There may be a few other pieces that were used, but, what is noted above is substantially what he used from the car. The remainder of the car was ultimately sold to another Studebaker Drivers Club member.

The reproduction "red ball" Studebaker emblems that a number of members have bought in recent years were a project of Posies. Take a close look at the emblems in the center of the wheels on the car as they say "Extremeliner". These wheels centers (green in color) were produced overseas by Posies along with a group of the "red ball emblems that were on Studebakers of this era. You can thank this man for the good quality reproduction that many of you have now. That is where it came from!!

While the car was NOT totally built from the '37 Studebaker I sold him, it inspired much of the design.

The car was actually bought by me, Denny Foust. As Brad Johnson indicated above, a lot of people knew about this car, including my Dad, Bob Foust, but it was never for sale....until I was able to buy it.

Gary1953
03-06-2008, 08:24 PM
Studegauy,
Thank you for the rest of the story about this street rod. I will now have to go get the kit of the car to put in my toy collection.
Thank you again,


http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2151.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

Gary1953
03-06-2008, 08:24 PM
Studegauy,
Thank you for the rest of the story about this street rod. I will now have to go get the kit of the car to put in my toy collection.
Thank you again,


http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2151.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

studeguy
03-06-2008, 08:33 PM
quote:Originally posted by Gary1953

Studegauy,
Thank you for the rest of the story about this street rod. I will now have to go get the kit of the car to put in my toy collection.
Thank you again,


http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2151.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.


There has been a lot of theories about this car and a lot of people know the tale about it....but this posting will set the record straight.

studeguy
03-06-2008, 08:33 PM
quote:Originally posted by Gary1953

Studegauy,
Thank you for the rest of the story about this street rod. I will now have to go get the kit of the car to put in my toy collection.
Thank you again,


http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2151.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.


There has been a lot of theories about this car and a lot of people know the tale about it....but this posting will set the record straight.