Reader Photo: 1909 mystery car

Can you identify this early open car? This mystery machine was photographed in 1909
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Tom Clark of Chittenango, N.Y., shares this photo from his family album. “My great-grandfather seated in the left front seat passed away in 1909,” he says. “The car has New York state plates. I can’t read the year [or what] the manufacturer would be. Any help?”

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Thanks for the photo, Tom. We’ll throw it out to our readers. If you can guess this car’s make and year, email us at oldcars@aimmedia.com, or mail us at Old Cars, 5225 Joerns Dr. Suite 2, Stevens Point, WI 54481.