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Old Oct 24, 2010, 7:56 PM   #1
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I was having trouble getting my camera to focus so, these turned out a bit OOF but I wanted to share this unique hearse. I didn't even know Buick ever made them. The restoration on this was something else! you can see a video of it here.
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Here are a couple shot of mine.







If that isn't unique enough for you ... check out this Rolls. Complete with mermaid!









All the green leafy stuff is suppose to be seaweed.
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Wow, those are some amazing rigs! The shots don't look at all out of focus on my monitor (admittedly, I'm using a low-end, 4-year old laptop).
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Thank you, Ted.
I just realized I failed to include the interior shot.

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Great photos.....boy that interior shot of the hearse gives me the creeps.

Buick didn't make the hearse, but the coachworks that made the hearse, based their 'professional' cars usually on large , luxury cars such as Buick, Cadillac, Lincoln....and back in the 30's,etc..... then Pierce-Arrow, Packard....to name some. The coach works company would purchase sometimes a whole car...or a partial cab and chassis from the manufacturer and then do their custom work, to make a professional car.

Professional cars were things like Hearses, Ambulances, etc.
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Hey Les.
Thanks for the complement.
Yeah, I knew Buick didn't make the hearse itself, what I meant was, I didn't know there were any Buick's that were converted as such. Actually, there isn't any reason you couldn't convert any vehicle for that matter.
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An interior to die for. Sorry, couldn't help myself.
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Hey Les.
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Yeah, I knew Buick didn't make the hearse itself, what I meant was, I didn't know there were any Buick's that were converted as such. Actually, there isn't any reason you couldn't convert any vehicle for that matter.
You're right, in fact I believe some funeral homes now have funeral 'cars' that are motorcycles with a hearse sidecar attached.
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An interior to die for. Sorry, couldn't help myself.

Ohhh, stop your killing me! no, wait that's not right.
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You're right, in fact I believe some funeral homes now have funeral 'cars' that are motorcycles with a hearse sidecar attached.
Well, that would be interesting. I saw a trike once that had a coffin that was turned into trailer.
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Well, that would be interesting. I saw a trike once that had a coffin that was turned into trailer.

Here's a motorcycle hearse out of England, hooked up to a Triumph.


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