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PresidentsDay
03-18-2013, 05:33 PM
We were in Kansas this past weekend visiting a friend's retired parents. After we showed them pictures of our 1955 Studebaker President, they said there was an 85-year old gentleman in town who had a Studebaker... so they tracked him down, and he gave us a tour of his garage/barn, which in addition to a couple of Model A trucks, and a 1968 Ford Ranchero, he had this beautiful 1953 Starliner, purchased new in 1953, which he dusted off and took us for a ride down to the prison and back (it ran beautifully), and a 1960 Lark Wagon that used to be the main family car, but now is buried in dust (altho he says he gonna get her running one of these days). He also had an old Studebaker truck parked outside. He was adorable! ...especially in his little green St. Patty's Day derby hat. (sorry the pix are so small, I couldn't figure out how to make them larger)

http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/asset.php?fid=18966&uid=8802&d=1363641791 http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=22231&d=1363641801&thumb=1&stc=1

http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=22232&d=1363641814&thumb=1&stc=1 http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=22233&d=1363641822&thumb=1&stc=1

http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=22234&d=1363641830&thumb=1&stc=1

57pack
03-18-2013, 05:57 PM
I love that Lark!
If he ever decides on selling his Lark wagon, let me know!
Thanks
Bill

Corvanti
03-18-2013, 06:02 PM
clicking on the thumbnails at the bottom make the pics nice and big.:)

a great find!

SN-60
03-18-2013, 06:27 PM
That early '53 Champ coupe looks VERY interesting!

LarkTruck
03-18-2013, 07:49 PM
That 55 truck is a V-8. Did you notice was it a half ton short bed? One of those is on my win the lottery bucket list.
Jim

Bish
03-18-2013, 07:55 PM
It appears he likes light green.
Bish

kurtruk
03-18-2013, 10:48 PM
I want the truck, too!

dnevin
03-19-2013, 12:27 AM
very, very nice--on so many levels.

drpreposterous
03-19-2013, 11:52 AM
I'd go for that Lark in a heartbeat...if he ever decides to sell!

hausdok
03-19-2013, 12:33 PM
Something tells me that if he ever decides to sell PresidentsDay is going to be on those cars like white on rice. ;)

studegary
03-19-2013, 02:20 PM
We were in Kansas this past weekend visiting a friend's retired parents. After we showed them pictures of our 1955 Studebaker President, they said there was an 85-year old gentleman in town who had a Studebaker... so they tracked him down, and he gave us a tour of his garage/barn, which in addition to a couple of Model A trucks, and a 1968 Ford Ranchero, he had this beautiful 1953 Starliner, purchased new in 1953, which he dusted off and took us for a ride down to the prison and back (it ran beautifully),



That 1953 is a Starlight, not a "Starliner".