Cord 812 Phaeton


Source: WSJ

From WSJ:

Mix became a star of Hollywood’s silent-movie era, and he owned his own circus. In 1937, he bought a Cord 812 (the color was called “cigarette cream”) and turned it into an embodiment of his persona. It had a gun holster, a siren, and flags on the bumper with his circus logo. Even the gas pedal was branded “TM,” and specially fitted for his boot. In 1940, he crashed the car and died.

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Source: WSJ

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  1. DeDude commented on Jan 2

    I love how the “total” miles are less than the “trip” – totally legit I presume.

    • DeDude commented on Jan 2

      Ups my mistake that last number was red. This is from when the car was completely new.

  2. Tim commented on Jan 2

    Awesome car!

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