can you identify this car?

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  1. moparandfomoco

    moparandfomoco Well-Known Member

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    OK, put your thinking caps on!

    I know what it is - but I want to see how many of "youz guys" can get it. I found this in rural New Mexico in the middle of BFE. Heck, it looks like the property is abandoned.

    Good luck! It's not what you'd expect to find out there....
     

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  2. OrthmannJ

    OrthmannJ Hillbilly Deluxe

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    Well, from your hint:
    I'd say it's a 1936 Cord Westchester 810 Sedan.

    I was thinking Duesenburg, but when I saw the split rear window I realized it must be the little brother.

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    Poison_Ivy Shovelhead

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    Looks like game over. Now, give us a difficult one
     
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    60Mercman Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking a Westchester, or a Beverly Sedan.
     
  5. cammerjeff

    cammerjeff Longroofs Rule!

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    It is definitely that body type, but there are 2 more possibilities it could be, both made from the same sheetmetal after Cords demise.

    A Hupmobile Skylark

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    Or a Graham Hollywood

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    All 3 cars look the same from the angle in the original post. An expert could probably tell the difference but I can't.
     
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    moparandfomoco Well-Known Member

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    Wow! you guys are good. Yes, it was definitely a Cord, as I got a full frontal on it. What it's doing out there is anyone's guess. Apparently, it looks like it's been there many years.

    BTW, it looks like the Hupp's pic was taken in Hershey.
     
  7. OrthmannJ

    OrthmannJ Hillbilly Deluxe

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    Well, I am a bit of an old car nerd, as I suspect many of the other forum members are as well.
    It has a distinguished style, which eliminated a vast majority of vehicles instantly.

    I would bet the carcass of that car could be worth more than the property it is sitting on.
     
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    Jim 68cuda Well-Known Member

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    Just last week I had the opportunity to visit a local collector's garage and witness the startup of his supercharged 1937 Cord 812 Beverly that has been off the road since 1961. The car is hidden in a small back woods garage. Another visitor showed up in a 62 New Yorker wagon. 20190412_150833[1].jpg

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    OrthmannJ Hillbilly Deluxe

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    That is pretty freakin cool.
     
  10. Silvertwinkiehobo

    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

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    Those both are really cool. What condition are each of them in?
     
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    ModelT1 Still Lost in the 50's

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    I love that body style. I've only seen a few in person. Years ago, a member of our local antique car club drove a Cord.
     

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