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A neat old 1920's car full of people. What kind of car it is and what it says on its door stumped the crew I was with on June 4, 2014. We drove a 1956 Studebaker to an antique store in Simi Valley, California. I bought 71 old photos (mostly of cars). Then we sat down to figure out what the cars were. No guesses on this one. View full size.