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1900 Benz Duc Victoria                                                      This particular Benz Duc was created in 1900 and has the initials of original owner inscribed on the dash. The owner was Fritz Held who was Germany’s first automobile race driver and Benz sales representative in Mannheim
1901 Sandusky Delivery Truck                                                          Unlike other trucks, Sandusky offered a unique feature; the radiator, engine, and transmission were assembled as one unit that could be easy slid out, in any location, without disturbing the trucks load.
1901 Tri-Moto Crescent                                                   Two seat, three wheeler. Tubular steel frame. White rubber tires with black wire spoked wheels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1902 American Gas            Roundabout                                                                                A small gasoline-powered buggy that was developed by chief engineer George W. Dunham.
1902 Pierce Motorette Knock                                                       Pierce introduced the Motorette, a small car with a single-cylinder de Dion gasoline engine in late 1901, and embarked on demonstrating them to its Pierce bicycle agents throughout the country.
1903 AutoCar Type VIII Rear Entrance Tonneau                                                                  Open-top touring with green body with black painted trim and gold pin stripes. White rubber tires with green spoked wheels. Two brass headlights (gas lamps) and front padded leather bench seat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1903 Baker Imperial                                                                      Two seat open top electric with a black wooden body and blue frame with gold pin stripes. Whitewall tires with blue wooden spoked wheels and chrome hub caps. Two electric headlights with blue housing, located on each side of the body.
1903 Hoffman General Utility Rear Entrance Tonneau                                                                    The 1903 Hoffman General Utility is a four-seater runabout with a detachable tonneau. The company claimed that the rear tonneau was able to be removed in fifteen seconds to make a runabout.
1904 Baker Newport                                                                  The Baker Newport was generally geared towards woman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1904 White Rear Entrance Tonneau                                                                                                 At the 1904 Cleveland Automobile Show, White gave out carnations and hat pins of the model D car to all female visitors
1905 Franklin (5 Passenger)                                                      Open-top Tonneau with a dark green body with brass trim and gold pinstripes. Dark green fenders with gold pin stripes. Black rubber tires with “No Skid” tread and dark green wooden spoked wheels.
1905 Stanley Steamer Gentleman’s Speed Roaster                                                            The Model E was the last Stanley to have tiller steering.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1906 Baker Imperial                                                              In 1989 Baker helped organize The Baker Motor Vehicle Company, with his father-in-law, Rollin White as president; Fred White as treasurer; and himself as vice-president and engineer.
1907 Ford Model K Touring                                                                   It is believed that the first public showing of the Model K was at the 1906 American Motor Car Manufacturer’s Association (AMCMA) Show held at the 69th regiment Armory, Lexington Avenue and 25th Street, New York in mid-January of 1906.
1907 Studebaker Garford Landaulet                                                                                   The company supplied bodies to Graford Manufacturing in Elyria, Ohio; which built the chassis. Hence the name, Studebaker-Graford. By 1911, Studebaker was marketing automobiles under it’s own name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1907 Winton Convertible Touring Car                                                                                This vehicle was named the “horseless carriage”. Blue body with black and light blue trim with a black canvas removable top. Black rubber tires with blue spoked wheels. Leather hold down strap for the top extends to the front of the chassis.
1908 Elmore Touring                                                                      The company’s biggest production year was 1907, when the company built 400 cars. The 1908 Elmore featured a three-cylinder motor that developed 24 horsepower.
1909 Ford Model T Touring                                               The Model T was introduced in October of 1908. Two-door touring car with a red body and frame with black trim. Black “leather” top. White rubber tires with red wood spoked wheels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1909 Hupmobile                                                                  Two-seat roadster with a red body and chassis with gold pin stripping. Black metal fenders. Black rubber tires with red wooden spoked wheels.
1909 Sears Motor Buggy                                                    Sears gave the offer to order a vehicle by a catalog. The Sears Motor Buggy was available for purchase by mail order and ranged in price from $325 to $475 depending on which model was selected.
1910 Stearns Touring                                                                    Five Passenger Touring with a green body and black with brass trim. . Tan canvas top. Black “NO SKID” tires with red wooden spoked wheels. Crank starter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1911 Hupmobile Touring                                                          In 1911, Robert Hupp sold his stock in the Hupp Motor Car Company and began pursuing another automobile production venture. A court order by the purchasers of the stock prevented Robert and Louis from using the Hupp name on any new gasoline automobile.
1912 Pierce Arrow Run                                                          Two door runabout with a single passenger rubble seat. Dark green body with chrome trim with a dark green chassis and black retractable canvas top. Black rubber tires with light green wood spoked wheels and chrome hub caps.
1913 Alco                                                                         Four door Limousine with black, white, and blue body. Whitewall tires with blue wooden spoked wheels and brass hub caps. Black hood with brass hinges and handles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1913 Baker WB Roadster                                                    Green body with gold pin stripes and black trim. Black fenders with gold trim and a black leather top. Black rubber tires with green wooden spoked wheels.
1913 Simplex Double                                                                          Roadster  The Simplex name was associated with several owners in it’s short 12 year run, but in that time Simplex vehicles came to represent the best combination of power and fashionable design that the U.S. had seen.
1915 Cadillac Type 51 (7 Passenger) Touring Car                                             Four-door Touring Sedan with a green body. Black “NO SKID” rubber tires with green wood spoked wheels. Cadillac introduced their Model 51 in September of 1914 for the 1915 season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1915 Ford Model T Couplet                                                Two-door convertible with a black body with brass trim, black fenders and black convertible top wit an electric headlights. White rubber tires with black spoked wheels. Side gas lanterns with a rear lamp and rear trunk area.
1916 Chandler Touring                                                                        The durability of the Chandler automobile was proven in 1915 when one of their automobiles was driven from Tijuana, Mexico to Vancouver, Canada, a distance of 1889 miles, without a stop for repairs
1916 Owen Magnetic Touring (7 Passenger)                                                                                  The Owen Magnetic was marketed as ‘The Car with a Thousand Speeds.’ Has a four-door touring car and yellowish-tan body with brown chassis and fenders and tan canvas top. Whitewall tires with wire spoked wheels. Water level indicator on the radiator cap. Driver’s side front fender rear view mirror

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1916 Electric Two-Door Coupe Automobile Baker Rauch & Lang                                                                       Dark red and black finished metal and wood Model C50408, dull red body w/typical telephone booth styling on a black frame w/fenders and running boards; pair half spherical headlamps, pair lantern-like side lamps w/marquise-shaped beveled glass panels; left-hand drive, four seats with original grey ribbed wool upholstery 9w/wool and metallic trim)
1916 Woods Mobilette Roadster                                                             This creation was a cross between motorcycle and car. Two-seat cyclecar roadster and maroon metal body. Black metal fenders and running boards with black retractable canvas top. Black rubber “NO SKID” tires with cream colored spoked wheels.
1917 White GM 16 Valve Town Car                                                   The owner of this car was Walter White himself. Yellow body with black upper portion of passenger area, Black trim and red pin stripping. . Whitewall tires with yellow wooden spoked wheels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1920 Cleveland Roadster                                                        The Chandler automobiles were medium-priced automobiles that were known for their durability and stylish designs. By 1919 the company wanted to venture into the lower-priced segment of the car market but they did not want to jeopardize their name, so they founded the Cleveland Automobile Company.
1920 Jordan Playboy Race Steer                                                                                            Jordan ads portrayed the Playboy as an automobile “built in limited numbers for robust Americans who refuse to grow.”
1920 Mercer Series 5 Race                                                                 This 1920 Mercer Series 5 Sporting was one of six different body styles available that year. It was designed to be the four passenger companion car to the popular race about model.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1920 White Model 15 Dan Dee Pretzel Truck                                                                               The company continued to produce trucks becoming one of the largest producers in America. Their trucks were used by the Dan-Dee Potato Chip Company.
1921 Lincoln Touring                                                            Four-door touring car with a yellow body, black fenders and leather top. Black rubber tires with black wood spoked wheels and aluminum hub caps. Side air vents forward of the front doors
1922 Templar A-445 Roadster                                                     Single-door, two-passenger convertible roadster with a tan body with black fenders and tan canvas top with leather trim and a glass rear window. White rubber tires with black wire spoked wheels. Recessed spare tire in the rear of the car.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1924 Ford Model T Coupe                                                          Two-door hardtop with a black body, fenders, running boards and leather covered roof. Two headlights, side vented hood, adjustable windshield with leather exterior visor. Black rubber tires with black spoked wheels.
1924 Rollin Touring Sedan                                                Black four-door sedan. Chrome front and back bumpers with red wheels with black tires. Side opening hood with vertical vents on both sides.
1924 Standard Auto Red Bug Electric                                                                                               The first Auto Red Bugs was know as the Smith Flyer (1917-1920) and made by A.O Smith Co. Black rubber tires with red spoked wheels and chrome hub caps. Two wooden bucket-type seats with red metal edging and padded brown seats. Red metal battery box behind the seats with a textured aluminum plate on the top.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1925 Rollin Touring                                                                        Four door convertible. Black body with green fenders. Tan canvass removable top with a rigged frame and clear glass rear window.
1925 White Yellowstone Park Bus                                                                                      1925 White buses were also used at Yosemite National Park and in the Grand Canyon. White Yellowstone National Park bus with retractable top with a yellow body and black trim, black rubber tires with yellow wooden spoked rims. Black engine crank with black wooden handle.
1926 Chandler 33A Comrade Roadster                                                                                                Two-door with a rumble seat. Tan and blue body with red pin stripes extending the length of the body. Black rubber covered running boards with aluminum trim.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1928 Franklin Airman Sedan
1929 Jordan Speed boy G                                                 Four-door convertible with a two-tone green and light green body, light green fenders, black canvas removable top and whitewall tires with light green wire spoked wheels. Front and rear chrome bumpers. Chrome trim around radiator.
1929 Minerva AM Custom Limousine                                                                                          This 1929 Minerva Type AM 7-passenger sedan sits on a massive 180 inch wheelbase and is one of the longest and largest automobiles in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1929 Pierce Arrow Convertible                                                       Two-door convertible. Tan and brown body with red pin stripping and a tan canvas top. Whitewall tires.
1930 Packard Deluxe Dual Cowl Phaeton                                                                          This 1930 Packard 745 Convertible Sedan is believed to be one of only two ever built.
1932 Cadillac 355 B Sport Phaeton                                                                                                   Four-door convertible. Light-green body with green highlights and a tan canvass top. Whitewall tires with green wire spoked wheels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1935 Auburn 8-851 Cabriolet                                                           Two-door with ivory body and tan stripe detailing on body and tan interior. Spare tires mounted onto front fenders on either side. Whitewall tires with tan spokes.
1935 Chrysler Airflow Imperial Series C-2                                                           Four-door sedan with a black body and chrome trim. Whitewall tires with black rims and chrome hub caps. Chrome bumper. Winged hood ornament with “Chrysler” and a ribbon (red, gold, and purple) below it.
1936 Ford Tudor Deluxe Sedan Stainless Steel                                                                              Allegheny Ludlum, a steel company based in Pennsylvania, had them built by Ford as promotional tools, both to show off the wonders of stainless steel and as incentives for the sales department–free use of the car for a year if you were on top.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1937 Supercharged Cord A12 Phaeton Sedan                                                                                           Just 196 Supercharged Cord 812 Roadsters were built. Two of the cars belonged to jazz singer Al Jolson and actress Barbara Stan wick. Two-door convertible. Yellow body with chrome trim and brown canvas convertible top. Whitewall tires.
1938 Harrods Electric Delivery Van                                                                    Delivery van with an olive green body with black and green trim. Black roof, rubber fenders, and chassis. Black rubber tires with metal spoked wheels.
1941 Cadillac 60 Special Sedan                                                           Four-door sedan with a black body with a silver upper portion and chrome trim. Whitewall tires with red rims and chrome hub caps. Chrome front bumper and grill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1942 White M2 Scout Car Half Truck                                                                                                       Drab green body interior, accessories with green wheels and rims a metal grill with recesses headlights and blackout lights,springe front hood hold-downs with one fender mounted blackout lights. Driver’s side mounted circular mirror and rear brake light
1942 Willys Jeep 14 Tons General Purpose                                                           Served in every major World War II campaign as a machine-gun firing mount, reconnaissance vehicle, pick-up truck, frontline limousine, ammunition bearer, wire-layer, and taxi.
1949 Chevrolet 3100 GP Pickup Truck                                                                                                          This 1949 Chevrolet 3100 GP Pickup Truck had a factory price of $1253.The 3100 Series was available as a Pickup, Panel Truck, Canopy Express Truck, and Suburban

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL                                                       Two-door Gullwing Coupe with green body with chrome trim. Black tires with green and chrome rims and hub caps. Chrome bumper with a recessed grill with chrome logo, two horizontal openings, chrome trimmed lights.
1956 Lotus 11 LeMans Sports Racer                                                                            For the 1956 racing season, Colin Chapman and his team at Lotus created an all-new racing car, body designed by Frank Coston. Dark blue painted exterior with white trim. Fiberglass front end and aluminum body work with all wheel openings enclosed. Plexiglas windscreen with aerodynamic fairing.
1959 Chevrolet Impala                                                                          White two-door hard top with chrome trim with white wall tires and chrome hubcaps. Chrome front bumper and grill. Cat eye tail lights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1960 Ford Thunderbird Stainless Steel                                                                                  In 1960, they special ordered two 1960 Thunderbird Hardtops to be built using stainless steel body panels.
1962 Cadillac ElDorado Barritz Convertible                                                            ElDorado was derived from the Spanish words ‘el dorado’ meaning ‘golden one’. This Cadillac was built for comfort and not for speed
1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible                                                                                                   The Monza convertible option was the sportiest of all the four original Corvair models. In 1964 it carried a $2,492 factory price which included a 164 cubic-inch engine capable of producing 110 horsepower.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1966 Lincoln Continental convertable                                                                                    Four-door convertible with a stainless steel body and black convertible top (nylon). White stripped tires with chrome hub caps. Chrome trim extends from the front bumper to the back of the rear wheel well.
1967 Ferrari 365 California Spyder                                                                                                   The 365 California Spyder was built as a successor to the 500 Superfast and was sold primarily to Ferrari’s VIP clients.
1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS                                                                         Blue body with white details and chrome trim. Chrome wheels with black tires. Black interior with black carpet. Chevrolet introduced the Camaro in the fall of 1966 as a competitor to the Mustang, which had a 2.5-year head start.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1972 Dodge Mitsubishi Colt Pro Street Rod                                                                                               Its short wheelbase gave it a reputation of being one of the most unstable funny car platforms out there. It was so unsafe that the NHRA banned Colts for Pro Stock, so these cars had to go on to Altered classes and other leagues like the IRDA.
1981 DeLorean DMC- 12                                                                      Two-door gullwing, rear engine, sports car with a stainless steel body. Black plastic trim. Sloped flat windshield. Between 1981 and 1983, around 8,600 DeLorean automobiles were produced. After the DeLorean Motor Co. went bankrupt, the British government tried to recoup some of their investment by selling the dies that were used to make the major pieces of the DeLorean.
1982 Buick PPG (Skyhawk) Turbo PPG Prototype                                                                                                      This was one of the many PPG prototypes in the 80’s and mid 90’s.Color: custom gray/white/black paint job. Developed for the first (1982) Cleveland 500 Auto Race. Donor: PPG Industries, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1982 March 82C Indy Cosworth Car                                               In 1982 Cleveland hosted a racing event that included such prominent names as Mario Andretti, Tom Sneva, Jonny Rutherford, Rick Mears, Al Unser, Sr., A.J. Foyt, and Gordon Johncock. The race was the Budweiser-Cleveland 500 held at Burke Lakefront Airport on the 4th of July weekend.  Single seat open wheel racer with a white fiberglass and metal body with brown, red, and orange. Black rubber tires with chrome and gold painted wheels. White metal air intakes on the inside of the front tires.
1993 Ford Ecostar Electric Van Cutaway                                                                                               The EchoStar was an experimental electric vehicle that was not sold to the general public in the U.S. Two-door electric cut-away (demonstration vehicle) delivery van with a blue body with black plastic trim. Driver’s side is cut away to the rear wheel revealing the inner components of the engine and electrical components. Passenger’s side: Front plastic bumper and grill with circular vents. Electrical charging port with a rubber cover, next to headlight.