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50starlite
10-01-2014, 08:34 PM
This is a 2.5 x 2.5 x.020 solid brass tag that my brother Gene Lee found among my brother Fred's ( he was also a SDC member) Studebaker stuff when he passed last year.
We expect it's quite common but we've never seen one.
Either way, I expect that's one meet very few of us attended.

Dick and Arlene Lee
Living in the Arkansas Ozarks

53commander
10-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Very cool for sure.

Studebaker Wheel
10-01-2014, 10:04 PM
I have one but not common.

HAWK64
10-02-2014, 07:35 AM
I checked out my Meomorabilia room & guess what, I have one too in one of the display cases. I figure I picked it up on Ebay a few years ago.

Dwain G.
10-02-2014, 11:08 AM
I wonder where this car show was held......at the Proving Ground? It's probably covered in an issue of the Studebaker News. I know Stude hosted SCCA meets at the Proving Ground for a couple years at least.

50starlite
10-02-2014, 12:03 PM
For what its worth I found this on the net.:

H.C.C. = Horseless Carriage Club
V.M.C.C.A. = Veteran Motor Car Club of America
A.A.C.A. = Antique Automobile Club of America

I expect it was a big deal for Studebaker to have sponsored this event. It certainly shows how proud Studebaker was of its heritage.

Dick and Arlene Lee
Living in the Arkansas Ozarks

Studebaker Wheel
10-02-2014, 12:34 PM
I wonder where this car show was held......at the Proving Ground? It's probably covered in an issue of the Studebaker News. I know Stude hosted SCCA meets at the Proving Ground for a couple years at least.

It was covered in the employee magazine The Studebaker Spotlight. I have photos.

50starlite
10-02-2014, 02:07 PM
WOW, Richard! A few pics and some text from the "Spotlight" would really be interesting.

My brother Fred would have been discharged from the army by then so he may have gotten this small brass tag from this meet. He didn't have any Studebakers at that time, although his interest in vintage cars could have brought to this meet. He may have exhibited his green 1932 Ford coupe, channeled, no fenders, with a 1948 ford V8.

Mr. Quinn, your Stude knowledge is amazing.

Dick and Arlene Lee
Living in the Arkansas Ozarks

Studebaker Wheel
10-02-2014, 05:05 PM
Dick; Attaching the particulars on the 1953 meet from The Spotlight of July 1953 below. Will be glad to email it to you in high resolution if you send your email address.

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decappastubbie
10-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Thanks Richard, for that posting.