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Posted By: Dick Johnson
Posted On: Saturday March 9, 2019 at 6:15 PM
PIC: and story of a 58 Edsel

The Winner of the Benner Grocery Store/ Edsel give a way was Leafy Palmer, a 53 year old, Iowa lady, with no drivers license. However that didn't stop her from having both her husband and friend from driving her around in it. She willed the car to close family friend Paul Drinkall who owned the car until 2010. Deb and I have it on display in our Edsel museum and she is looked at and admired daily. I think Leafy would have approved

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PIC: and story of a 58 Edsel by Dick Johnson #41144
Not a huge fan of the Edsel, but for some reason, the Pacer, guessing here its by Bruce Gibbins #41144.1
Yes I agree; its plainness is strangely attractive. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41144.1.1
You know, Jack, I'm kinda reminded of the girl at highschool or wherever by Bruce Gibbins #41144.1.1.1
Excellent comparison. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41144.
Reminded me of Bob Jackman's informed comments on his video... by John Roberts #41144.2
Folk law has always espoused that Edsel was damned by its own design, but more informed by Bruce Gibbins #41144.2.1
That is true I believe; plus some annoying QC issues. Too bad anyways. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41144.2.1.1
How could anyone at Ford have thought that front end was beautiful? by Al Dorado #41144.3
The Edsel stylists took a chance and lost. Its a icon for failure but by Jack Dodds #41144.3.1
They have faces only a Mother could love, Al:) by Bruce Gibbins #41144.3.2
I think the polled group pulled a fast one or were bought by Jack Dodds #41144.3.2.1

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