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Old 14th November 2009, 17:04   #136
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Mr. Indrojit, The Studebaker had a later (made) sticker on it that said Commander hence that doubt.
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Mr. Indrojit, The Studebaker had a later (made) sticker on it that said Commander hence that doubt.

Thank you for confirming that.It was not quite visible in the picture uploaded.This indeed has clarified that it is a commander.
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Found this pic on a thread and i believe it is from hydrabad.Any news on the where abouts of this car ?Havn't seen it any of the recent events shown in the various threads.

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Found this pic on a thread and i believe it is from hydrabad.Any news on the where abouts of this car ?Havn't seen it any of the recent events shown in the various threads.

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Lovely Car, thanks for "digging it up".
Is it a 53 or 54 model?
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Not sure whose car this is but there are some interesting bikes to be seen around.

Also the owner looks like he has a well equiped garage at home going by the air compressor etc that is visible.
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Found this pic on a thread and i believe it is from hydrabad.Any news on the where abouts of this car ?Havn't seen it any of the recent events shown in the various threads.
The Studebaker belongs to a friend Captain Vicky Randhawa who has an amazing collection of vintage bikes and possibly Asia's most awesome collection of model airplanes.

Vicky is one of the most amazing enthusiasts I have ever met. His workshop for his model airplanes is simply outstanding.
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Old 31st December 2009, 13:47   #142
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I found this brochure of the 1948 Studebaker on a US. site "oldcarmanualproject" which is a fount of information with members scanning and uploading all kinds of information.
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Lovely Car, thanks for "digging it up".
Is it a 53 or 54 model?

It is a 1954 model.


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The Studebaker belongs to a friend Captain Vicky Randhawa who has an amazing collection of vintage bikes and possibly Asia's most awesome collection of model airplanes.

Vicky is one of the most amazing enthusiasts I have ever met. His workshop for his model airplanes is simply outstanding.

Wow that is some good interest of collecting planes as well as cars a rare combination.Please can you post some more pics of this car like the engine and some of the interiors?Is it possible?
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I found this brochure of the 1948 Studebaker on a US. site "oldcarmanualproject" which is a fountain of information with members scanning and uploading all kinds of information.
Did anyone notice the rear wrap around screen in the first picture? This is a very rarely seen feature on cars found in India, though there was one in Mumbai on Malabar hill, but maybe a 4door. The story is that it was sold to chor bazar, while being taken there on a hand cart was spotted by an enthusiast who redirected it to his place and still has it.

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A fifties single owner Study Champion that used to belong to teh family of this guy who was an amazing source of old Jeep parts.
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A fifties single owner Study Champion that used to belong to teh family of this guy who was an amazing source of old Jeep parts.
Sourced this car for a friend in bangalore, the car arrived from hyderabad in October '09. Pretty much the same condition as in the picture, missing the original steering wheel.
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Did anyone notice the rear wrap around screen in the first picture? This is a very rarely seen feature on cars found in India, though there was one in Mumbai on Malabar hill, but maybe a 4door. The story is that it was sold to chor bazar, while being taken there on a hand cart was spotted by an enthusiast who redirected it to his place and still has it.

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Hello Harit ,

Was the wraparound screen available on the 4 door sedans ??

Or

the 4 door sedans have the rear screen as in the photograph below --


information would be appreciated .
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Hello Harit ,

Was the wraparound screen available on the 4 door sedans ??

Or

the 4 door sedans have the rear screen as in the photograph below --


information would be appreciated .

The Wrap around screen was for the Starlight Coupe Only.Unlike other pillared two-door sedans which use two side windows separated from the rear window by roof supports, designer Virgil Exner, created a rounded (at the rear) roof with a wraparound window system that provided a panoramic effect, similar to a railroad observation car.

This had four individual pieces of glass put together to get this effect.The roof was supported by the two "B" pillers just infront of the wrapedaround rear wind screen.

Here are some pictures of the Starlight Coupe -


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Pic #1: I Had Spotted This Car A Very Long Time Hope This Saved At Penn

Pic #2: This Car Was A Rare Run About Style Of The 20's At Babulnath, Dont Know Where It Is Now ??
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The Wrap around screen was for the Starlight Coupe Only.Unlike other pillared two-door sedans which use two side windows separated from the rear window by roof supports, designer Virgil Exner, created a rounded (at the rear) roof with a wraparound window system that provided a panoramic effect, similar to a railroad observation car.

This had four individual pieces of glass put together to get this effect.The roof was supported by the two "B" pillers just infront of the wrapedaround rear wind screen.
Here are some pictures of the Starlight Coupe -
Here is a picture of Sedan so as to help you understand the difference better.
The first car seems to be rodded.
I am not sure if the Mumbai car is a coupe, I think not but shall confirm with the owner when he returns. I have seen that car more than 20 years ago!

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Pic #1: I Had Spotted This Car A Very Long Time Hope This Saved At Penn
Pic #2: This Car Was A Rare Run About Style Of The 20's At Babulnath, Dont Know Where It Is Now ??
Both cars are alive and preserved. And none are mine!!!

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