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Old 10-27-2012, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Jester I'm gonna hold up my answer on this one. I saw both these cars at the GM Motorama in 19-- at the Cow Palace in San Francisco when I was a little kid! Yeah I'm that old. Somewhere I think I still have my Motorama Token. They had a exhibit showing how electroplating was done and at the last stage you got a metal token! First time I ever saw a TV in a car! Back seat of a Caddy. And pretty ladies! Dagmars!
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OH MY GOD Mike, damn that is so friggin awesome! I could answer it easily too as I am a Motorama nut and have some literature and trinkets from them. What blows me away is my dad was selling Oldsmobiles and Buicks during those Motorama years and I never heard of him going. I didn't even know they existed until a girlfriend in highschool gave me a token/keychain from the 1956 Motorama and have been intrigued with the Motoramas ever since. It kills me that I missed seeing the cars from them at Pebble Beach a few years ago.

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