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1930 Cadillac V16; General Motors

1930 Cadillac V16
1930 Cadillac V16
About this object
Purchased by Jack Newman in 1933 in San Fransisco and shipped to NZ after being converted to a right hand drive. This vehicle was used as the Newman family car for some years before use as a car for Nelson dignitaries, then later a hire car for tourists.
The vehicle has been used for a variety of services in its life, including a school bus.
Now fully restored, it has made several appearances at the Napier Art Deco Weekend.
General Motors
Subject and Association Description
Newman Brothers Coachlines


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