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Neferteri Part Seven

  NEFERTERI part Seven   Inspiration. Where does it come from? For our Forrest Gump, the pages of National Geographic became the siren song of Neferteri, his Queen of the byroads....
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Six

  NEFERTERI part Six   What are you thinking? Friends and family began to have serious concerns our Forrest Gump was a hoarder headed for the looney bin, as he kept dragging odd a...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Five

  NEFERTERI part Five   A custom car guy is, if anything, an opportunist.  And optimistic. Clinically illogical.  Terminally so, friends and family would say.  As they seriousl...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Four

  NEFERTERI part Four   Larry Pointer, our Forrest Gump of the Conquistador Car Club, carries us along in his journey through the era of streamline moderne styling.  These were t...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Three

  NEFERTERI part Three   Larry Pointer, our Forrest Gump of the Conquistadors Car Club, marvels at Europe’s Golden Age of the coach built automobile, and influences that wou...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri Part Two

  NEFERTERI part Two   Larry Pointer, our Forrest Gump of the Conquistadors Car Club, marvels at Europe’s Golden Age of the coach built automobile, and influences that would...
by Larry Pointer
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Neferteri, Part One

  NEFERTERI part One   A Forrest Gump run through the Art Deco scene of the Streamline machine. Larry Pointer found himself a survivor of Y2K, retired, a widower, and a more or le...
by Larry Pointer
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The Dowry Monterey

The Dowry Monterey

  THE DOWRY MONTEREY   This 1950 Black and Canary Yellow Mercury Monterey was the perfect wedding gift to Larry Pointer from a College teacher and colleague in 1972.   B...
by Larry Pointer
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The Shadow

  THE SHADOW   Who knows that evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows! By Larry Pointer With these words, delivered in a “hauntingly sibilant quality voice that thrill...
by Larry Pointer
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Chop-A-Top

  CHOP-A-TOP   Chop-A-Top, is the photo essay narrative for Ron Tesinsky’s documentation of the steps he took in chopping Gerald Brantz’s 1950 Mercury. By Larry Point...
by Larry Pointer
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1Shot Shooter

  1SHOT Shooter   A colorful story about Sheridans Steve “Shooter” Benth, creating irreplaceable pinstripe art in his inspiring shop. “Are you Shooter?” Steve ...
by Larry Pointer
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Keepers of the Flame

  KEEPERS OF THE FLAME   I looked around me, feeling out of Time, and out of place. Until, down the row I spotted an old friend, a Conquistador survivor.   “Unique is what ...
by Larry Pointer
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part 4

  CONFESSIONS of a CONQUISTADOR Part 4   The Conquistadors Car Club by 1963 was fading into the mists of the Fifties. Members individually moved on in their lives to marriages, to...
by Larry Pointer
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part 3

  CONFESSIONS of a CONQUISTADOR Part 3   Putting “Aside” I have to confess isn’t actually sending “Away”. Anyway, some say there is no such thing as “Away”, especial...
by Larry Pointer
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What Goes Around… A Tribute

  WHAT GOES AROUND   It was the strangest thing. Sometime after the CCC article on the funky Conquistadors club plaque, Rik Hoving sent me this: “Hello, Larry. I got this email...
by Larry Pointer
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part Two

  CONFESSION OF A CONQUISTADOR part two   Color always has held a big fascination for me. The metallics in lacquer especially were attractive. I loved to sit down and just page th...
by Larry Pointer
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part One

  CONFESSION OF A CONQUISTADOR part one   Hello. My name is Larry Pointer. I am a Conquistador. I have an addiction, to custom cars.   By Larry Pointer   This is not jus...
by Larry Pointer
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