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Numéro d'artefact
2002.0353.001
Modèle
Hudson/T-Eight
Fabricant
Hudson Motor Car Co.
Lieu du fabricant
Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Date De Fabrication
1931
contexte Fonction
Owner driven passenger vehicle for general transportation.
contexte technique
Between 1910 & 1954 Hudson was a leading auto manufacturer, 3rd in sales after Ford and GM in 1929; in 1954 it became part of the American Motors Corp. Hudson produced sturdy, well engineered cars and introduced innovative design elements into products the manufacturing process - including: unique fluid clutch; use of steel in bodies; introduction of first mass-produced economical closed car in 1922; and first combination ignition/starter in 1931.
contexte Canada
American built automobile imported into Canada and used by a Canadian family. Hudson operated a Canadian branch in Tillbury, ON, 1932-1942 (after this car was built). Production continued until 1942 when civilian production of automobiles ceased due to WWII. Hudson became part of American Motors (Canada) Ltd. in 1954.
Description
METAL BODY & PARTS/ GLASS WINDOWS, MIRRORS, LAMPS, PARTS/ SYNTHETIC PARTS/ FABRIC SEAT COVERINGS & ROOF LINING/ RUBBER TIRES, PEDAL, RUNNING BOARDS, PARTS
Nombres de pièces
1
Numéro de série
925081
Fini(s) de l'artefact
GLOSSY GREEN PAINTED EXTERIOR, WITH DARKER GREEN FENDERS, BODY STRIPE, FRONT LAMP HOUSINGS, RIMS/ CHROME PLATED FRONT GRILLE, BUMPERS, HANDLES, MIRRORS, REAR LAMP HOUSINGS, PARTS/ BLACK TIRES WITH WHITE WALLS/ BLACK RUNNING BOARDS, PARTS/ BLACK DASHBOARD, STEERING WHEEL, PARTS/ GREY FABRIC INTERIOR, LIGHTER GREY SEAT COVERINGS/ GREY SYNTHETIC PARTS
Marques sur l'artefact
BLACK & SILVER PLATE ON GRILLE READS "HUDSON/ 8"; PLASTIC PLATE READS "VOITURES ANCIENNES & CLASSIQUES/ de MONTREAL, Inc."/ GREN & GOLD PLATE ON STEP READS IN SCRIPT "H/ great/ height"/ LICENSE PLATES READ "18615/ 31-QUE" & "QUEBEC/ C282322/ Je me Souviens"/ PLATE READING "HUDSON"
Décoration de l'artefact
CHROME PLATED STYLIZED BIRD HOOD ORNAMENT/ METALLIC TRIM ON GREEN BODY STRIPE/ SYNTHETIC? WOOD GRAIN INSERTS ON DASHBOARD/ BEIGE FABRIC TRIM ON SEATCOVERS
Pièce(s) manquante(s)
APPEARS COMPLETE - REAR TRAVEL TRUNK & TOOL KIT ARE NOT ORIGINAL
Groupe 1
Transports terrestres motorisés
Catégorie 1
Véhicules automobile
Matériau(x)
métal->;verre->;synthétique->;résine->caoutchouc;fibre