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1920 Essex G90

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Manufacturer: Essex
Model: G90
Year: 1920
Color: Green
Mileage: 66,000
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1920 Essex Touring car. I am 3rd owner.   Second owner Repainted the car in the original green and black circa 1960. Interior is original Leather. Complete except side Curtains. Dual rear spares. Minor rear dub dent. Otherwise straight and rust free. Has original Moto meter. Car is not running. Has sat for 15 Years in dry storage. Has always been stored indoors. Wood and interior solid and very Nice. Ive known this car since I was born. Always a favorite and sadly I offer this car for sale. To many Projects and it must go.
Engine is free but sticky valves.
The 4 cylinder engine was unusual in that it was an F head type with intake valves in the head and exhaust valves at the sides. 50 Horsepower. Engine had many French Design Principles and won much praise from owners.
The Essex was a brand of automobile produced by the Essex Motor Company between 1918 and 1922 and by Hudson Motor Company of Detroit. Michigan between 1922 and 1933.

During its production run. the Essex was considered a small car and was affordably priced. The Essex is generally credited with starting a trend away from open touring cars design toward enclosed passenger compartments. [1]

Originally. the Essex was to be a product of the "Essex Motor Company. which actually was a wholly owned entity of Hudson's. Essex Motors went so far as to lease the Studebaker auto factory in Detroit for production of the car. By 1922 the Essex Motor Company was dissolved and the Essex officially became what it was all along. a product of Hudson.

Essex cars were designed to be moderately priced cars which would be affordable to the average family. Proving durable. their capabilities were checked upon and confirmed by AAA and the United States Postal Service. In 1919 an Essex completed a 50-hour. 3. 37. 4 miles (4. 88. 2 km) endurance test in Cincinnati. Ohio. at an average speed of 60. 75 miles per hour. [2] The early Essex cars also captured many hill climb records. In a special Essex race car. Glen Shultz won the 1923 Pikes Peak Hill Climb. [3] It had a 108. 5-inch (2. 60 mm) wheelbase. [2]

Initially Essex marketed a line of touring cars (open four-door cars with canvas tops). which was the most popular body style of cars in production at the time. While Essex added an enclosed sedan in 1920. it was the introduction of the 1922 closed coach. priced at $1. 95 (which in early 2015 would be between $15. 17 and $21. 15. depending on the inflation calculator used). $300 above that of the touring car. By 1925 the coach was priced below that of the touring car. While Henry Ford is credited with inventing the affordable car. it was Essex that made the enclosed car affordable. [4]


Please call for questions. All cars are in Eugene. Oregon area. Please call with questions. Serious Buyers only. thank you. Eric at 310-989-1877. I can help with Transport up or Down the West Coast. 900-1200 per car. We are also Offering a 1920 Essex Touring car. 1924 Packard straight 8 Victoria. 1941 Studebaker President land Cruiser. 1952 Studebaker Strainer 2dr Hardtop. 1963 Studebaker Daytona Wagon. 1963 Corsair Factory 4 speed Convertible. 1964 Chevrolet Malibu II Wagon. 967 International 4x4 pickup

Additionally. Early California Antiques is overstocked in all Types of lighting including chandeliers. exterior sconces. entry lights. porch lights. in all California styles including Spanish. Gothic. Cowboy. Arts & Crafts. and Old Mexico. We do not have any more room to properly display these glorious treasures!

Eric Berg is acknowledged by his clients and designers in-the-know as the go-to guy for California Style. Old Mexico. Spanish Revival. Spanish Colonial. Rancho. Authentic Monterey (and Imperial. Coronado. Del-Ray). as well as for California pottery and tile. especially Catalina Island Pottery and Bauer Redware. Furniture and objects. ephemera. curiosa. Navajo rugs as well as amazing fine art. paintings. photographs and posters by the great pre-war California and Western and Mexican painters. illustrators. designers and craftspeople. all pass through his store (4500 square feet bursting with over 5. 00 unique items).

With his background as a designer. costumer and stylist in the music and film industry. Eric's passion as a collector for the last 20 years not only guided him to his vocation as a dealer but has also led him to partner with his colleagues at Roadside Attractions in the creation of the annual Golden California Show. Early California Antiques. located at the juncture of East Hollywood and Silver Lake in the burgeoning Hel-Mel shopping district. is where it's all come together. a magnet and showcase for the most extraordinary treasures and one-of-a-kind finds from the Golden Age of California Style.

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is available seven days a week (10 a. m. to 7 p. m. Pacific Time Monday through Saturday; 11 a. m. to 6 p. m. Sundays) to answer any questions you may have about our listings or the history/background behind a specific piece.

Our in-house shipping department excels in packing fragile items with the utmost care. using state-of-the-art packing materials to eliminate the possibility of breakage. We ship items every week on Tuesdays and Fridays. and we can ship anywhere.

All sales are final and we don't accept returns except in the most extreme circumstances. These are antiques. and it's important that buyers understand that our items are old and most often do have some wear and tear. which only adds to their value. We encourage buyers to examine the photos we provide very carefully. as well as to call or email our staff any questions that may come up prior to purchase.

All items purchased must be paid for within 48 hours. Unless we hear from you otherwise and make other payment arrangements. We appreciate your promptness.

All sales to a California address will have 9% sales tax added. no exceptions.

 

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6536 Homewood ave

Los Angeles. Ca 90028

323-953-8330

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