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Posted By: Fred Lewis
Posted On: Friday January 10, 2020 at 1:42 PM
post war 40,s cars
You are right Ken, I never saw a two toned car back then. They all were black, grey or dull green or dull Blue. Even early 50,s were not usually bright colors. That all changed with the 1954 98 Oldsmobile. Brightness, Pastels, two and three toning followed.

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@ Mike Coupe...there was a mention below about a possible Brooklin 1936 Pontiac coupe release.... by BenD Lampson #27105
This looks to me more like a 1946 Pontiac. Very nice, and by Alex Taylor #27105.1
Typo... I meant a '46! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #27105.1.1
Pics: These are the 1936 Pontiacs that Brooklin has in the Pontiac Serie by Jacques Roest #27105.2
The 1946 Sedan Coupe is on the schedule for this year Ben.... by John Roberts #27105.3
Any idea in what color combination it will be made? by Alex Taylor #27105.3.1
I'm lobbying for something very special and beautiful. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #27105.3.1.1
Ha! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #27105.
A two-tone always makes a fastback body style stand out, as evident on the Brooklin Olds (pics) by BenD Lampson #27105.
1946 Pontiacs and others, when WWII ended. by Raymond Paszkiewicz #27105.
Very interesting points Ray. My childhood memories of the cars by Ken Spear #27105.
The 53 Bel Air was also an exception., to perhaps, a lesser degree. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #27105.
post war 40,s cars by Fred Lewis #27105.
I do recall seeing 2-tone GM cars of the late 40s for sure. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #27105.
40,s cars by Fred Lewis #27105.
Hi, Fred. Also the less common but still available dark reds. So dark and dull by Randall Olson #27105.
Sounds like a nice color combo....the reverse would look great too. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #27105.3.1.2
I'm glad you know about that John. by Mike Coupe #27105.3.2
2020 vision.....Lol. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #27105.3.2.1
Was a good one, Mike. (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #27105.3.2.2
I;m going by past conversations with Nigel Mike... by John Roberts #27105.3.2.3
Thanks so much John (EOM) by BenD Lampson #27105.3.3

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