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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1951 Mercury coupe owned by Arthur French WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING Perhaps no other cars evoke memories of hot rodding, teen rebellion and Doo Wop music more than the early '50s Mercurys. "It was a teenager's dream car in the fifties," says French, whose hefty black coupe is rare among the breed because it hasn't been radically customized.
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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1956 Mercury Montclair convertible owned by Joseph P. Nolan WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING Among collectors of mid-fifties convertibles, the massive, bull-nosed Mercurys were once overshadowed by cars like the "Tri-Five" (1955-56-57) Chevrolets. But those days are over, and enthusiasts are now gravitating to these powerful cruisers. At the same time, the hobby has placed...Read more »