’47 Mercury

Found on a scooter ride is this wonderful old Mercury, fully restored…47 MercurySleek and sexy, cars of this era have a great gangster feel…merc frontThis may have originally been owned by a returning WW ll hero….merc interiorThe 8 track tapes were a late 60’s add on, and this car just rocks!

© 2013 Michael Fiveson

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36 thoughts on “’47 Mercury

  1. I see Rat Fink!! I blew the photo up and saw some Beatles 8-tracks! Good old days, problem was when a song faded out and ended on one track and began on the next — I hated that! 🙂

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    • What an eye you have! I remember those tapes would sometimes have another song playing lightly in the background. They also were freaking huge. Good morning, Maryanne.

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  2. Very cool… reminds me I still need to blow the dust off my Dad’s old ’53 Chevy sitting in the storage building. I need to win the lottery so I can get that powder blue girl running again!

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    • Next time you see that car grab a photo or two. If it’s in reasonable shape you can sell it ‘as is’ and might be able to snag a few dollars.

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  3. Beautiful. This old American Beauty brings back memories from my youth back in ex. Yugoslavia. In that time we were able to see on the street only some old cars , mostly trucks . And , it was possible to see and dream about such a Beauty only in Cinema 🙂

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  4. another great find! and super captures, loving that music! I’ve always loved the dashes in the late 40’s mercury. Now we can put 1000 times the amount of music on a mini-disc, but we’ll never see real improved car styling from these days. Good day to you, Mike

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  5. Great captures Mike! The Brides dad sold 8-tracks back in the 70’s at flea markets. And just for the record you and I where OG before OG was cool ( OG stands for Old Gangster by the way). Keep em coming man. Good stuff!

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