Korean War Orphan: 1949 Hudson Commodore

This old Hudson has spent most of its life in storage and displayed in a museum. It was purchased new in 1949 by a World War II veteran pilot Felix Asla Jr while he was a stationed… more»

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Expensive Tin: 1909 Ford Model T Touring

This Model T is listed here on eBay and has already been bid up over $23,000 and the reserve has not been met. It’s surprising to see any Model T bid up this high but it is a… more»

12,866 Mile Time Capsule: 1951 Packard 200 Deluxe

After a half century and 22 generations of luxury car models, the 1951 Packard was the final design and was in production until 1956 when Packard production ended (after Packard’s merger with Studebaker, Packards were basically a… more»

Older Restoration: 1929 Chrysler 75 Sedan

The “75” was Chrysler’s midsized car for 1929, replacing the previous “72” model. Changes included a narrower grille with body color louvers and a keyed ignition. This Chrysler listed on eBay and on PrewarCars for $11,500 in Scranton,… more»

Sad Old Cat: 1952 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

The “120” in the XK name referred to the top speed of this Jaguar, the fastest production car when it was introduced in 1948. This XK is listed on eBay in Hanover, Massachusetts with an unmet opening bid of… more»

Saved From Falling Barn: 1942 Ford Jeep

Things were very different in 1940 when the Army realized it needed a light (1300 pounds or less), four-wheel drive cross country vehicle. They sent out a proposal to 135 domestic car manufacturers with some very tight… more»

Basicly Basic: 1956 Ford Fairlane Mainline

From 1952 to 1956 the Mainline was Ford’s base model. This one is the less expensive 2 door with a manual 3-speed transmission and did not even come with a radio or a heater. However, this… more»

Confusing, Awesome, Terrible: 1968 Jaguar XKE Roadster

First, yes, this is neither a barn find nor a survivor, but this “Confusing, awesome, terrible” listing as TJ described it, is just too, uh, something to pass up. Thanks TJ for the find and for your… more»

Shiny and Red: 1951 MG TD

Military personnel returning from Europe after World War II wanted sports cars just like the ones they had seen and driven in Europe. So, most TDs came to the US. This one is listed on here on Auto Archeologist in Middleton, Connecticut. It’s… more»

Red and Topless: 1951 Dodge Power Wagons

The “flat fender” Power Wagon is a 4-wheel-drive 3/4 ton pickup based on the military WC series and was built from 1946 to 1956. These two fire trucks conversions were done by Van Pelt.  It is… more»

Only 5700 miles: 1968 Chevy Nova

This Nova listed here on craigslist in Minneapolis, Minnesota was stored from 1971 until recently. From the pictures, it looks to be in perfect condition. The seller claims it only has 5700 miles are asking $27,500. That’s a… more»

Field Find: 1970 Ford Torino King Cobra

Imagine finding an old Torino in a field. Upon investigation, you discover it has an “X0-429” data plate and stickers that show it to be a prototype and it has Boss 429 shock towers. This is… more»

Good Old Truck: 1959 Ford F-100 Short Bed

Ford’s third-generation F-series trucks, introduced in 1957 were radically restyled. This example is listed on eBay here in Sacramento, California. Bidding is just over $4,000 at this time with no reserve. There’s no history provided for this truck,… more»