May 17 2017

Antique Automobile: 1907 Renault Vanderbilt Racer


The May/June 2017 issue of Antique Automobile featured an article on the Renault Vanderbilt Racer recently donated to the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia.

Enjoy,

Howard Kroplick




Comments

May 18 2017 Ken Wiebke 12:20 PM

Warm up The Black Beast, close off the Motor Parkway’s remnants and show that Renault who’s boss!  Some of the myriad L I car clubs might consider the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia as a destination, It’s better than wearing out canvas chairs in hot parking lots…

May 20 2017 Steven Vilardi 11:34 PM

I live in east rockaway, Nassau County, but my boat is in brewers glen cove. I will be checking it tomorrow morning i hope you do not mind me stopping by for a while. It is not often one sees a pack (3) of Tuckers!

To fit in I will drive my 1991 Buick that my late aunt Iris gave to me before she became ill.

Please do not forget the other Curtis Field former home of the 99ers and frequently visited by Charles Lindberg and Emilia Airhart. Most of the property is now known as Green Acres.

May 20 2017 Steven Vilardi 11:35 PM

Was this Renault from Harry Verity’s collection?

May 21 2017 S. Berliner, III 12:27 AM

I could swear each spark(ing) plug is bigger than a piston in my FIAT 500!  Waterman and Gibson also saved the 1865 Dudgeon steam wagon, <http://sbiii.com/dudgeon.html> et seq., now in the Smithsonian.  Sam, III

May 21 2017 S. Berliner, III 12:33 AM

Forgot to ask - is it known to whom this particular car was originally sold?  Sam, III
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Howard Kroplick I
Sam III, I believe no one has a record of the original owner.

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