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1932 LINCOLN WATERHOUSE

1932 LINCOLN WATERHOUSE

Palm Springs, CA

First place in the 'American Classic' category at the Desert Classic was this 1932 Lincoln with a Waterhouse body and coachwork. Many people born after the days of these types of great American cars don't realize that they were often painted in colors as bright and even 'wild' as today. Most folks see these cars only in the context of old black and white movies and photos; the reality was quite a bit different (on a similar note, the same is true for many ancient structures, such as the Greek Parthenon and Roman Coliseum --- The paint wore off hundreds or even thousands of years ago, but they were brightly-painted edifices, in their time. Bright colors were also used on Hindu, Buddhist and other important structures throughout Asia; many have been re-painted to show their original glory, and the same is true of many Native American paintings found throughout the country's southwest.)

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