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9-16-1908 ??

Hi All......

Time for a pop quiz!!!

Haven't been able to say that since 1975, when I quit teaching.

Soooo....what is the significance of those numbers??

See y'all in Traverse City.........

Frank
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Where Are You From? Hookstown Pennsylvania

Do You own a car built by Durant? a few

Re: 9-16-1908 ??

The date that GM was incorporated

Re: 9-16-1908 ??

Was going to say that Charles

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1932 614 sedan

Re: 9-16-1908 ??

Yes Charlie & Norm, you are both correct.

Go to the head of the class!

W.C. Durant started General Motors on that date.

One of the most popular cars at the time was the Buick Model 10.

Here is a picture of our 1908 Buick Model 10 toy tonneau......

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Frank

Where Are You From? Hookstown Pennsylvania

Do You own a car built by Durant? a few

Re: 9-16-1908 ??

They even had a very short bit on William Durant on CNN on the 16th.
I mean very short
Rory

Where Are You From? Salem, Va

 

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