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Old 05-17-2019, 02:25 PM   #1
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Good fun on this one, love the details like the devil plate topper!

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Old 05-17-2019, 03:21 PM   #2
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The Model A is 14 years old in the picture. It was relegated to "old car" status. A 14 year old car today (2005 model) would not be considered an "old car" (at least for me). Times have changed.

Great picture, BTW!
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I don't understand. The caption says 1942 but the war would be on then. And the shirt says 1945.
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I don't understand. The caption says 1942 but the war would be on then. And the shirt says 1945.
My guess 45 is the year he graduates
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My first thought was the year they would graduate.But,look close.I think that shirt says 1845.Maybe the year the school was established.
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GWU would be George Washington University. And the football team is indeed named "The Colonials."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George...gton_Colonials

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I don't understand. The caption says 1942 but the war would be on then. And the shirt says 1945.
Everyone writes their OWN verisons of "HISTORY"-----LOL
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I looked at it again and in a low res photo it does look like an 8 but when you open the high res file it is definitely a 9 so it is his class year
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