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Old 07-22-2010, 05:34 PM
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Default "Lucile" Gets Best Original Car in Show!

I just received this from Greg Prince regarding the results of judging of "Lucille", the last 1960 Squarebird off the line before shutdown for the 1961 Bulletbirds! Please send me a pic of that Diamond award! Congratulations, Greg! Sorry, I misspelled her name!

Lucille just got back from her first concours show. Very strict 100 point judging, with no unrestored class so I was competing against perfect cars. Well, She took third in her class as an unrestored car! and then SHE TOOK BEST ORIGINAL CAR OF THE SHOW!!! The trophy was a big diamond made out of cut crystal glass with beautiful etching!! (need to take a picture of it) That award is not always given out and was judged by the head judges, one being a head judge at Pebble Beach. So what a weekend. Please post the pictures of Lucille all done with factory correct BF Goodrich bias ply tires from the original molds, special order from Coker. A big year for Lucille turning the big 50!!!

Here are the pix!

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Ray thanks for the thread and the pixs. Greg an outstanding achievement not only for yourself but for the squarebirds themselves. To be under the concours " microscope" speaks large to the current condition of your classic, the pride with which you show her and the dedication to keep original. Good stuff.
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Old 07-22-2010, 09:31 PM
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Congratulations Greg, a credit to you & Lucille.

Keep up the good work.

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that car is amazing
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Old 07-23-2010, 03:50 PM
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Beautiful job Greg. Congrats !!

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Old 07-23-2010, 04:43 PM
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Totally stunning car! Congrats!

Looking at these great pictures, and remembering the pics of the Gold Bird, itīs obious that these cars shows maximum form with light metallic paints.
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Old 07-23-2010, 07:19 PM
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Hey Greg,
Just awesome!
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Greg, good job and congrats. I didnt hear anything about the Forest grove show this year. I have been to a couple other shows this year and havent seen a single squarebird. If I would have known you were going to be there I would have made it a point to go. Forest Grove is an hours drive from me, would have been great to see the last bird in person.
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Thank you everyone for the kind comments. I will have the car at the VTCI show next year at Portland Oregon. I will be having the car specially judged for the authenticity award and the orginality award, so you will have a second chance to see her in person. HOPE YOU CAN MAKE MAKE IT AND BRING THAT SPECIAL SQUAREBIRD OF YOURS FOR ALL TO ENJOY!!!!
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