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  • New IN State Museum promo w/ '50 Champion

    'Went into our License Branch today to get a fresh title underway for the Texas Wagonaire. (Rule #1: When you acquire another collector car, immediately turn in the title and title it in your name so your spouse/estate doesn't have trouble disposing of it upon your demise.)

    Anyway, lo and behold, here was a fresh addition to the literature rack, soliciting Hoosiers to buy a specialty license plate about Abraham Lincoln:



    I immediately recognized the '50 (by the reflections in the bullet-nose) as having been photographed right where it is on display at The New Indiana State Museum. It is, in fact, the same car photographed below when it arrived from Ohio mid-September 2000 for ultimate display in the new museum, which was not yet under construction at the time:



    Cool beans. BP
    We've got to quit saying, "How stupid can you be?" Too many people are taking it as a challenge.

    Ayn Rand:
    "You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."

    G. K. Chesterton: This triangle of truisms, of father, mother, and child, cannot be destroyed; it can only destroy those civilizations which disregard it.

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    Everybody loves Lincoln...
    Last edited by JBOYLE; 02-07-2013, 01:36 PM.
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    • #3
      Originally posted by JBOYLE View Post
      Everybody loves Lincoln...
      May be true in northern Indiana, but in all my travels and time spent south of the Indy area, I saw more "Stars and Bars" than I did back home in Texas...

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      • #4
        So ...did Abe Lincoln ever own a Studebaker ...carriage, wagon, whatnot???
        Last edited by Welcome; 02-07-2013, 02:27 PM.

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        • #5
          The last vehicle the President ever rode in was bought by the Studebaker brothers, but not sure otherwise...

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