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Old 07-28-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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Default Al Copones caddy

I know this is not about an "A" model ford, but thought it might be interesting.
This week-end they are going to auction of Al Copone's 1928 cadillac, They are expecting $300,000 to $500,000.
All the armor has been removed.
It was thought to have been taken by the govt. for the President because of the armor, But that was proven wrong by new evidence, New evidence also proved that this car was indeed Al Copones per. car.
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Old 07-28-2012, 05:47 PM   #2
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Here's the Linky, for those interested (auction also has more photos, as well as the history of the car)...
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:07 PM   #3
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An impressive hammer price of $310,000!
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Old 07-28-2012, 07:58 PM   #4
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what a story about the cars history....
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Why would you remove the armour unless you were going to drive it everyday?
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Old 07-29-2012, 08:18 AM   #6
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dumb person,
It was probley removed because Al Copone diden't need it any more, Plus it was 1'' thick and quite heavy, Better gas mileage and performance. JMO
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Why would you remove the armour unless you were going to drive it everyday?
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dumb person,
It was probley removed because Al Copone diden't need it any more, Plus it was 1'' thick and quite heavy, Better gas mileage and performance. JMO

Per history on the above link, it was removed when the car was "restored" circa 1958.
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