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Old 07-17-2011, 04:09 PM
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two classics, one car

http://video.nytimes.com/video/2011/07/08/automobiles/collectibles/100000000895665/two-classics-one-car.html?emc=eta1

"Have you lived in Plymouth all your life?"

"Not yet."

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/10/automobiles/packard-81-is-a-youngster-to-its-driver.html?_r=1&emc=eta1

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Old 07-17-2011, 05:44 PM
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That's amazing.
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Old 07-17-2011, 05:58 PM
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That old gal is super cool in my book.
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:51 AM
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Nice how she steps on a carefully placed cloth on the running board before she gets in.
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:10 AM
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I officially have a new hero. She is spectacular.
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:31 AM
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"Ask the WOman who owns one."

A curator friend always tells me that there are are 2 makes of cars; Packard and Mercedes....and then there is just everything else.
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:49 PM
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That gal is even older than the HOT Babe Betty White.
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Old 07-19-2011, 01:36 PM
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That gal is even older than the HOT Babe Betty White.
And with that Packard he has one set of hot wheels. That is so cool to see someone of that age driving a car of that vintage. You can tell she loves it.
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Old 07-19-2011, 03:40 PM
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And with that Packard he has one set of hot wheels. That is so cool to see someone of that age driving a car of that vintage. You can tell she loves it.
And at 101 years of age she should be able to do whatever she wants.
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Old 07-19-2011, 03:53 PM
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Incredible.
I wish I had her DNA.
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:15 PM
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Incredible.
I wish I had her DNA.
I wish I had her Packard.
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:22 PM
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Incredible!!!!! I only hope I can get there too. Doc
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