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mbstude
11-10-2006, 07:11 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/CLEMENT-STUDEBAKER-JR-TYPED-LETTER-SIGNED-04-04-1911_W0QQitemZ290030115327QQihZ019QQcategoryZ14433QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQcmdZV iewItem

This should be in the museum.

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lstude
11-10-2006, 07:20 AM
Hey Matthew,

I think this letter, or one similar, was on eBay a couple of years ago for about $9.99. It seems that they liked to spend their summers in New Hampshire.



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lstude
11-10-2006, 07:20 AM
Hey Matthew,

I think this letter, or one similar, was on eBay a couple of years ago for about $9.99. It seems that they liked to spend their summers in New Hampshire.



Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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mbstude
11-10-2006, 07:29 AM
I'd love to have it, but for that price? [V] I doubt it will sell. [xx(] I don't have that much in the 4 Studes I've owned.[:0] Of course, I only paid $2.00 for the only restored one I've had, the dump truck, and it was traded for the '59. The '63 Lark was a gift from my grandad, and the '52 was free for the taking. :D

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mbstude
11-10-2006, 07:29 AM
I'd love to have it, but for that price? [V] I doubt it will sell. [xx(] I don't have that much in the 4 Studes I've owned.[:0] Of course, I only paid $2.00 for the only restored one I've had, the dump truck, and it was traded for the '59. The '63 Lark was a gift from my grandad, and the '52 was free for the taking. :D

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lstude
11-10-2006, 07:47 AM
I have been collecting old Studebaker snapshots on eBay since 1999, so I look at the listings every day. I have paid some high prices for some of them, but I think this guy is gouging. I am sure there was some correspondence from Clem Studebaker about his vacation in NH for about $10.00 because I started to bid on it.

I just paid a high price for a group of NASCAR photos which show the No. 23 Studebaker.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=011&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWN%3AIT&viewitem=&item=320047164138&rd=1&rd=1

This vendor put them on eBay about 3 times but never hit the reserve. He finally put them on at $105.00 Buy It Now, and I bought them. I might keep the Studebaker picture and put the rest back on eBay.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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lstude
11-10-2006, 07:47 AM
I have been collecting old Studebaker snapshots on eBay since 1999, so I look at the listings every day. I have paid some high prices for some of them, but I think this guy is gouging. I am sure there was some correspondence from Clem Studebaker about his vacation in NH for about $10.00 because I started to bid on it.

I just paid a high price for a group of NASCAR photos which show the No. 23 Studebaker.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=011&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWN%3AIT&viewitem=&item=320047164138&rd=1&rd=1

This vendor put them on eBay about 3 times but never hit the reserve. He finally put them on at $105.00 Buy It Now, and I bought them. I might keep the Studebaker picture and put the rest back on eBay.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

mbstude
11-10-2006, 08:08 AM
NASCAR would sure be a lot more interesting if they still used real cars. (IMO) [V]

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mbstude
11-10-2006, 08:08 AM
NASCAR would sure be a lot more interesting if they still used real cars. (IMO) [V]

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http://thestudillac.blogspot.com/

lstude
11-10-2006, 08:14 AM
I agree 100%

I used to go to Richmond (RIR) when it was a dirt track. I remember the 1960 race when it had rained the day before. The track was just a mud hole. The local Chevy dealer announced over the loud speaker of how the new Corvair would go through mud because of the rear engine. He put one out on the track and it got mired up to the frame and they had to get a tow truck out there to pull it out. The crowd broke out in laughter! The track finally dried out and Fireball Roberts passed everyone on the track by going on the shoulder in his 60 Pontiac. It was great fun!

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lstude
11-10-2006, 08:14 AM
I agree 100%

I used to go to Richmond (RIR) when it was a dirt track. I remember the 1960 race when it had rained the day before. The track was just a mud hole. The local Chevy dealer announced over the loud speaker of how the new Corvair would go through mud because of the rear engine. He put one out on the track and it got mired up to the frame and they had to get a tow truck out there to pull it out. The crowd broke out in laughter! The track finally dried out and Fireball Roberts passed everyone on the track by going on the shoulder in his 60 Pontiac. It was great fun!

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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mbstude
11-10-2006, 08:28 AM
I'll bet Corvair sells were hign that year. [:o)]

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mbstude
11-10-2006, 08:28 AM
I'll bet Corvair sells were hign that year. [:o)]

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lstude
11-10-2006, 08:31 AM
Yeah, That was the first year for the Corvair and it never sold like GM expected it to do. I think the Ford Falcon outsold it by about 3 to 1

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lstude
11-10-2006, 08:31 AM
Yeah, That was the first year for the Corvair and it never sold like GM expected it to do. I think the Ford Falcon outsold it by about 3 to 1

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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Guido
11-10-2006, 08:37 AM
The letter is actually from Clement Studebaker, JR., no even one of the 5 brothers and apparently only a Second Vice President and Treasurer at the time. I wonder how in the hell this guy arrived at the price and who he thinks would ever pay that type of money for it?

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Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
11-10-2006, 08:37 AM
The letter is actually from Clement Studebaker, JR., no even one of the 5 brothers and apparently only a Second Vice President and Treasurer at the time. I wonder how in the hell this guy arrived at the price and who he thinks would ever pay that type of money for it?

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

mbstude
11-10-2006, 08:57 AM
Thanks for pointing that out Gary. I didn't even notice that, I was too busy getting over that BIN price. ;)

If it sells for that, I'll buy lunch for you and lstude in South Bend, 07. [:o)]

As a side note, Clem Studebaker Sr. and I share the same birthday, March 12. [8D]

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mbstude
11-10-2006, 08:57 AM
Thanks for pointing that out Gary. I didn't even notice that, I was too busy getting over that BIN price. ;)

If it sells for that, I'll buy lunch for you and lstude in South Bend, 07. [:o)]

As a side note, Clem Studebaker Sr. and I share the same birthday, March 12. [8D]

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Scott
11-10-2006, 09:02 AM
I think I have three much longer letters signed by Clem Studebaker Jr. in my collection. This guy's is asking an outrageuos sum for one letter. I figured if I ever sold mine it would be maybe in the $300-$400 range. If this guy's figures are based on a real appraisal, I'd be happy to sell mine at that price, too!

My weblog has scans of several of my old Studebaker letters. A couple are signed by J.M. Studebaker, one or two from Garford, one from Flanders. I thought I had one from Fred Fish, too, but last time I looked I couldn't seem to find it in the bunch. I must have missed it.

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Scott
11-10-2006, 09:02 AM
I think I have three much longer letters signed by Clem Studebaker Jr. in my collection. This guy's is asking an outrageuos sum for one letter. I figured if I ever sold mine it would be maybe in the $300-$400 range. If this guy's figures are based on a real appraisal, I'd be happy to sell mine at that price, too!

My weblog has scans of several of my old Studebaker letters. A couple are signed by J.M. Studebaker, one or two from Garford, one from Flanders. I thought I had one from Fred Fish, too, but last time I looked I couldn't seem to find it in the bunch. I must have missed it.

http://www.different-by-design.blogspot.com/

lstude
11-10-2006, 12:39 PM
quote:If it sells for that, I'll buy lunch for you and lstude in South Bend, 07.

I will take you up on that, Matthew, but I don't think you will have to bring your money!

My most cherished letter is from Bob Burke. I met him at the Orlando Meet in 1984 and showed him a term paper I wrote in the 7th grade titled: STUDEBAKER & PACKARD THROUGH THE YEARS MAKE THE BEST VEHICLES
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lstude
11-10-2006, 12:39 PM
quote:If it sells for that, I'll buy lunch for you and lstude in South Bend, 07.

I will take you up on that, Matthew, but I don't think you will have to bring your money!

My most cherished letter is from Bob Burke. I met him at the Orlando Meet in 1984 and showed him a term paper I wrote in the 7th grade titled: STUDEBAKER & PACKARD THROUGH THE YEARS MAKE THE BEST VEHICLES
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/BobBurkeletter.jpg


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Roscomacaw
11-10-2006, 01:05 PM
I've got a Christmas card (sent to a fella who's now deceased) with Bourke's signature on it.

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
11-10-2006, 01:05 PM
I've got a Christmas card (sent to a fella who's now deceased) with Bourke's signature on it.

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

klifton1
11-10-2006, 02:08 PM
I think Mr. Bourke autographed a number of items. I picked up a black Speedster brochure a few years back, still have it. Would like to have met the man.
Klif

55 Speedster
42 Champ Coupe

klifton1
11-10-2006, 02:08 PM
I think Mr. Bourke autographed a number of items. I picked up a black Speedster brochure a few years back, still have it. Would like to have met the man.
Klif

55 Speedster
42 Champ Coupe

lstude
11-10-2006, 02:48 PM
quote: I think Mr. Bourke autographed a number of items.

Yes, he even autographed my 55 Commander hardtop when I was at the Orlando Meet, but I have since sold the car.
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lstude
11-10-2006, 02:48 PM
quote: I think Mr. Bourke autographed a number of items.

Yes, he even autographed my 55 Commander hardtop when I was at the Orlando Meet, but I have since sold the car.
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/55CommanderLark1985.jpg


Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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studegary
11-10-2006, 09:44 PM
I don't think that I have anything signed by any of the Studebakers. I have notes with Bob Bourke's signature, but I more highly prize napkins with Bob's sketches on them from times when we were at dinner. I wish that I saved more of them. I have one of the original Avanti sketches from the wall of the Palm Springs (design) house. It is signed by Raymond Loewy, but the drawing was really done by Tom Kellogg. I believe that it was in 1965 that I attended a charity auction specifically to buy the Raymond Loewy item.

Gary L.
Wappinger, NY

1959 DeLuxe pickup (restomod)

studegary
11-10-2006, 09:44 PM
I don't think that I have anything signed by any of the Studebakers. I have notes with Bob Bourke's signature, but I more highly prize napkins with Bob's sketches on them from times when we were at dinner. I wish that I saved more of them. I have one of the original Avanti sketches from the wall of the Palm Springs (design) house. It is signed by Raymond Loewy, but the drawing was really done by Tom Kellogg. I believe that it was in 1965 that I attended a charity auction specifically to buy the Raymond Loewy item.

Gary L.
Wappinger, NY

1959 DeLuxe pickup (restomod)

Dick Steinkamp
11-11-2006, 12:41 PM
This hangs in my office...

http://static.flickr.com/99/294621585_36a9e7ce32_o.jpg


...It is one of a set of Studebaker prints marketed by Raymond Loewy in the 70's. I have two sets. This is the only one I've seen signed by both Raymond Loewy and Bob Bourke. The same print in my other set is signed only by Raymond Loewy. All the other prints I've seen do not even have Loewy's signiture...just his initials.

http://static.flickr.com/100/292046667_cc1661ba0e_m.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
11-11-2006, 12:41 PM
This hangs in my office...

http://static.flickr.com/99/294621585_36a9e7ce32_o.jpg


...It is one of a set of Studebaker prints marketed by Raymond Loewy in the 70's. I have two sets. This is the only one I've seen signed by both Raymond Loewy and Bob Bourke. The same print in my other set is signed only by Raymond Loewy. All the other prints I've seen do not even have Loewy's signiture...just his initials.

http://static.flickr.com/100/292046667_cc1661ba0e_m.jpg