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(Found In) The Tenderloin (San Francisco, California): 1956 (Packard) Clipper Super Sedan


Although the voyage was almost over, the (Packard) Clipper was one mighty ship. Full of technological advances, most reserved for the premium revamped Packards of 1955, they should have held the tiller til brighter successes throughout the rest of the 1950’s. 509 more words

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(Found In) The Tenderloin (San Francisco, California): 1964 Chevrolet Chevy II Nova 400 Station Wagon

 One must remember the scope and power of General Motors in the early 1960’s. When the Corvair didn’t conquer all, becoming the #2 sales holder among all domestic compact cars, Chevrolet and General Motors were not satisfied enough with quarter million rear-engined wonders that buyers chose. 416 more words

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(Found In) South Of Market (San Francisco, California): 1963 Mercury Meteor Custom Station Wagon

 We’ve covered the fall to earth of the 1962-63 Mercury Meteor before. What we didn’t cover were the distinct efforts of metal these Mercurial beasts were offered in. 462 more words

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(Found In) Richmond District (San Francisco, California): 1965 Buick Skylark Convertible

As we head into Convertible season, we look back 50+ years to the peak of the Convertible Market. All American brands minus soon to exit the sales field Studebaker offered convertibles. 337 more words

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(Found In) Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, California): 1962 Plymouth Fury Four Door Sedan

 You shouldn’t believe everything you hear over dinner party chatter. Especially when you’re already on the ropes with your business. Chrysler Corporation seemed perpetually going just askew of where buyers wanted for a good portion of the Post-war era. 583 more words

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The Streets of San Francisco

“Let’s go for a walk around the city”, said Jon. This was before he revealed the proposed route and the additional piece of valuable information – that San Francisco is built on a succession of 43 hills. 957 more words

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(Found In) Civic Center (San Francisco, California): 1966 Cadillac DeVille Convertible Coupe

As the 2nd half of the 1960’s got underway, Cadillac found itself not doing much wrong. The most premium General Motors offering had long banished American luxury rivals to the lower rungs of the sales charts, if not into the grave. 636 more words

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