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Going Commando

Originally uploaded by the pentax hammer

This 1951 Commando isn’t stock, but looks restored. I had a 1954 Chevy with the same kind of “rounded” styling, and it wasn’t nearly as cool as this. The grill alone is a work of post-war art. I wonder what a Studebaker today would look like if they had survived.

Studebaker was a United States wagon and automobile manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana. Originally, the company was a producer of wagons for farmers, miners and the military, founded in 1852 and incorporated in 1868 under the name of the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company.

Studebaker entered the automotive business in 1902 with electric vehicles and in 1904 with gasoline vehicles, all sold under the name “Studebaker Automobile Company”.


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