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?”

RP 5-28

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, or mail us at Old Cars, 5225 Joerns Dr. Suite 2, Stevens Point, WI 54481.

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