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Posted By: Dick Johnson
Posted On: Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 5:11 PM
 
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1931 Model A Ford coupe, all original and in great shape.
It was given to me by my Basic Citizenship teacher Mr. Oscar Baer in 1959. It was his pride and joy and he wanted me to have it for my auto shop class with Mr. Mulkey.
These were great teachers and really cared for all their students. Mr. Baer and I remaind good friends until his passing many years ago.
Mr. Baer was the kind of teacher who started every class with the pledge to the flag and a verble prayer, he and his wife were very good Christian's. Sad to say some time after Hi school I let the Model A go and have been sorry every since.
I still have their pictures hanging on our office wall here at home now along with my wood shop teacher Mr. Trask.
Mr. Baer always drove Studebakers or Ramblers, he bought a new 59 Lark wagon .

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We may have had this before but what was your first car? I'm a seenager so can repeat things... by John Roberts #42312
PIC: 1955 Chevy 210....... by John Bono #42312.1
I like that a lot! (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #42312.1.1
Thanks Bruce. (EOM) by John Bono #42312.1.1.1
Pic: '48 Dodge Custom 4 dr sedan, 3 on the tree Fluid [clutch] Drive trans price was free to the by Bruce Parsons #42312.1.2
1969 Buick Special DeLuxe 2 door sedan, bought in 1975. V-8, blue with white vinyl top. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #42312.1.3
1931 Model A Ford coupe, all original and in great shape. by Dick Johnson #42312.2
1953 Ford Customline; tan; mint when I got it.....but..... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #42312.3
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix. Dark Blue. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #42312.4
1956 Ford Fairlane Hardtop (EOM) by George Burgess #42312.5
I had just turned fifteen years old. by John Kuvakas #42312.6Moderator
Great story...... (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #42312.6.1
+1. Very interesting (EOM) by John Roberts #42312.6.1.1
Very cool, JK! He was SOME dad! I could never convince mine to by Rick Thompson #42312.6.2
That he was, my friend. He was a great man. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #42312.6.2.1Moderator
My first car was a 1936 Oldsmobile four door sedan. But before that I road by Bruce Gibbins #42312.7
My first car was a 1959 Chevrolet Impala 2-door hardtop. White with red interior. Bought it in by George Schire #42312.8
Mine was a '59 Impala 2 dr HT in beige with beige/brown int. Next was a '69 4-4-2 (EOM) by Sal Lomma #42312.8.1
John, You know my first car because you recently built a model of it for me by Bob Jackman #42312.9
John also built a replica of my first car for me: '56 Pontiac two-door hardtop by Rick Thompson #42312.9.1
PICs: Here are pictures of that car and model by John Kuvakas #42312.9.1.1Moderator
I didn't expect to see those pics this morning, John! Thanks for posting by Rick Thompson #42312.9.1.1.1
Rick, the hardtop model John built for you is spectacular. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #42312.9.1.1.2
I've seen pics of that Studebaker, Bob, as it was in progress. It's really by Rick Thompson #42312.9.2
1956 Chevy 210 2 door sedan (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #42312.10
1958 Pontiac Chieftain (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #42312.11
1961 Falcon 2dr auto white with gray primer spots. Paid $250. Sold a few ears later $225. by Gary Rockwood #42312.12
1963 Valiant Signet convertible, red inside and out. Bought in 1971. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #42312.13




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