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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

1927 Past Businesses #3

1927 Past Businesses #3 – Minot Furniture Company – Located at 225 South Main Street – An ad in the paper featured  assorted table and floor lamps at $1.98 – Eight piece dining room sets - $89.00 and Assorted framed mirrors for only 39 cents……. Kluver Motor Company – the Oakland and Pontiac dealer in 1927  - located on 3rd Street Northeast years later, in the 50's Kluver was the Studebaker dealer as shown below…… Eck-Johnson Motor Company – The authorized Whippet dealer in Minot --  The Whippet was made for 3 years- 1927 – 1929. It was the first light (smaller) car with 4 wheel brakes and balloon tires. The Whippet held a coast to coast economy record and narrow front pillars for better visibility. The cars were priced from $625.00 to $875.00 for a 6 cylinder Cabriolet Coupe.

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