27 February 2013

A Dad’s A: Model A stays in the family for 75 years

Frank Maniatis so treasured his 1929 Ford Model A Roadster that 75 years after he bought it, the car still owns a special place in his daughter Tina Higgins’ heart – and her garage. From cross-country pleasure trips to lumber hauling, makeshift repairs and patched-up fenders to a full restoration – and even a tearful homecoming after it had been stolen – this family heirloom has just about seen it all.

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