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Invalid Car: 1926

Invalid Car: 1926

San Francisco circa 1926. "Dodge ambulance." Today's chapter in the Shorpy Chronicle of Convalescent Conveyances. Photo by Chris Helin. View full size.

 

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I must confess

that I look forward to these San Franciscan vehicle photos.
However, not for the conveyances, but for the alliterative acumen which tickles my fancy.
geezer

Long wheelbase

The Dodge has had its chassis stretched - could be by as much as three feet.

Invalid car

In Britain post World War I, invalid cars were glorified Hoverounds, often licensed for the roads although limited to about 5 MPH. There are still a few collectors who dote on this vehicular niche.

After careful inspection

It looks valid to me.

Confused.

Looks perfectly valid to me.

Invalid car?

Looks perfectly legitimate to me.

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