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Tom Gruenauer
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Photo on Ebay

Post by Tom Gruenauer » Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:12 am

Does any one have any history of this boat?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gar-Wood-Boat-B ... 519b1c17e7

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Bill Basler
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Post by Bill Basler » Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:12 am

I have never heard of "Baby America."
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Brian Robinson
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Post by Brian Robinson » Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:51 am

It is one of Gar Wood's early 1920s Gold Cup boats. Much like a scaled down Baby Gar, it was 26-feet. Built by Chris-Smith & Sons.
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1923 Hackercraft 23' Dolphin #03
1938 Gar Wood 22' Streamliner #6256 Empress
1952 Chris~Craft 19' Racing Runabout #363 Thunderstruck
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