Plymouth Valiant 1963 or so, like the one
we drove for more than ten years
Ford 1949 station wagon, just because
I had a Tudor of that year
Shelby Mustang GT350, like the one I sat in
the week they came out - the model was a gift
Chevrolet VEGA Coupe, representing four we owned
two of which I raced on Classic SoCal road courses
Streetcar "Fruit Salad" version like many I rode
getting around Los Angeles in the 1950s and '60s
MG 1947 TC Midget, a car that "started it all"
A Carroll Shelby diptych, autographed
and with a 1/43 Cobra stuck to it
This case came with all but three of those Ferraris in it
I was quick on the EbAy trigger, and made a marvelous purchase
Three of the original contents were replaced by:
The racing car No. 8, upper left corner,
is especially rare, and might be valuable;
the lower left corner has Phil Hill's signature on the box;
I'm at a loss to explain the lower right corner - it's not in my database.
Yes, it is: "Ferrari 250 TR Phil Hill Mugello"
The displaced cars are merged into the other 164 Ferraris in my collection
(yes, one hundred sixty-four, plus the one not accounted for).
These images are added to give an idea of where in the house the wall-mounted
displays were located. Four of them have been moved to the den wall,
below the big bookcase. Photo follows. A click on an image
will call forth a Large View; a second click reveals a
REALLY BIG picture, an invitation to pixel-peeper activity.
The four above the sofa are, left to right,
Cabinet 4 (Four), Cabinet 2 (Two), Cabinet 5 (Five), and Cabinet 1 (one).
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Barrister bookcase has not been moved (yet). It still stands
near the corner (to our left rear) opposite the front door, seen at the
right edge of the wall-mount picture. The contents have been shifted
and enhanced, with the Large trolley car, Pierce-Arrow, and MG TC demoted to
shadow shelves at bottom. Same click-for-GIANT-SIZE warning applies.
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