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 Vintage and Pre-War Eras 
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   1917 - 1921
   1922 - 1926
  1927 - 1930
   1931 - 1933
   1934 - 1936
   1937 - 1939
   1940 - 1942
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1927
1927 Buick Master Six1927 Buick Standard Six
1927 Cadillac 314 B Custom Line1927 Cadillac 314A
1927 Chevrolet Outlaw Sprint1927 Chevrolet Series AA
1927 Dodge Series 1281927 Duesenberg Indy Racer
1927 Duesenberg Model X1927 Duesenberg Model Y
1927 Ford Model T1927 Ford Model-T Truck
1927 Henney Hearse1927 Kissel 8-75
1927 Lincoln Model L1927 Marmon E-75
1927 Marmon Model E-751927 Packard 336
1927 Packard 343 Third Series Eight1927 Packard 426
1927 Packard 4331927 Packard Eight Model 533
1927 Pierce Arrow Model 361927 Pierce Arrow Model 80
1927 Studebaker President Big Six1927 Stutz Model AA
1928
1928 Auburn 8-881928 Buick Master Six Series 120
1928 Buick Standard Six Series 1151928 Cadillac Series 341A
1928 Chevrolet Beach Racer1928 Chevrolet National Model AB
1928 Chevrolet OGTS Barrel-Back Speedster1928 Chevrolet One-Ton Truck
1928 Chrysler Model 721928 Chrysler Series 80
1928 Dodge Model M Victory Six1928 Ford Model A
1928 Gardner Model 8-851928 Graham-Paige Model 610
1928 Graham-Paige Model 8351928 Lincoln Model L
1928 Marmon Model 781928 Marmon Race Car
1928 Nash Series 330 Special Six1928 Oldsmobile F-28
1928 Packard 443 Eight1928 Packard Boattail Speedster
1928 Packard Model 526 Six1928 Packard Model 533 Six
1928 Pierce Arrow Model 361928 Pierce Arrow Model 81
1928 Plymouth Model Q1928 Studebaker Dictator
1928 Studebaker President1928 Stutz Model BB
1929
1929 Auburn 8-1201929 Auburn 8-90
1929 Auburn Cabin Speedster1929 Auburn Model 6-80
1929 Buick Series 1161929 Cadillac 341B
1929 Chevrolet International Model AC1929 Chrysler Imperial Series 80L
1929 Chrysler Series 651929 Chrysler Series 75
1929 Cord L-291929 Dodge Half-Ton
1929 Duesenberg Model J1929 Duesenberg Model J Chassis
1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy1929 Duesenberg Model J Skiff
1929 Duesenberg Model SJ1929 Ford Mac Tools Roadster
1929 Ford Riley Model A1929 Ford Model A
1929 Ford Model A Special1929 Ford Model A Station Wagon
1929 Ford Model AA1929 Ford Miller Schofield Special
1929 Ford Sprint1929 Gardner Series 120
1929 Graham-Paige Model 6121929 Graham-Paige Model 837
1929 Graham-Paige Sound Train1929 Jordan Motor Model G Speedboy
1929 Kissel White Eagle Series 1261929 Lincoln Model L
1929 Marmon Speedster1929 Nash Series 430 Special Six
1929 Oakland All-American Six1929 Packard 626
1929 Packard 6331929 Packard 640 Custom Eight
1929 Packard 645 Deluxe Eight1929 Packard Hearse
1929 Pierce Arrow Model 1251929 Pierce Arrow Model 126
1929 Plymouth Model U1929 Pontiac Big Six Series 6-29
1929 Studebaker Commander1929 Studebaker President Eight
1929 Stutz DV-241929 Stutz Model 6 Blackhawk
1929 Stutz Model 8 Blackhawk1929 Stutz Model M
1929 Stutz Supercharged
1930
1930 American Austin Coupe
1930 American Austin Roadster1930 Auburn 8-95
1930 Auburn Indy Speedster1930 Auburn Model 125
1930 Auburn Model 6-851930 Belanger Indy Special
1930 Buick Series 401930 Buick Series 60
1930 Cadillac Series 3531930 Cadillac Series 452A V16
1930 Chrysler Series 771930 Cord L-29
1930 Dodge DD Six1930 Dodge Series DC
1930 Duesenberg Fred Frame Special1930 Duesenberg Model J
1930 Duesenberg Model J LeBaron1930 Duesenberg Model J Murphy
1930 Duesenberg Model SJ1930 Ford Model A
1930 Ford Model A Speedster1930 Ford Sprint Car Special
1930 Ford Tudor1930 Jordan Motor Model Z
1930 Lincoln Model L1930 Marmon Big 8
1930 Nash Series 4901930 Oldsmobile Model F-30
1930 Packard 7331930 Packard 734
1930 Packard 740 Custom Eight1930 Packard 745 Deluxe Eight
1930 Pierce Arrow Model A1930 Pierce Arrow Model B
1930 Pierce Arrow Model C1930 Studebaker Dictator
1930 Studebaker President1930 Stutz Jones Special Indy Racer
1930 Stutz Model M1930 Stutz Model MB
1930 Stutz SV16

Commonly defined as a vehicle built at the beginning of 1919 until the end of 1930, this Era was dubbed the Vintage or Prewar Car Era. The start date of the vintage period was the end of WWI, but the end date was slightly debatable, as the British are quite strict about 1930 being the cut-off while the American sources prefer the year 1925 as the cut-off since it is the pre-classic car period as defined by the Classic Car Club of America. Several enthusiasts consider the classic period as overlapping the vintage period, since the vintage designation covers all vehicles produced in the period. Even more consider the start of WWII to be the end date of the vintage period.

The automotive period was in a state of transition at the time when the Vintage Era began. Beginning as a rarity in 1919, by the 1930’s it had become some quite universal. At the end of this period, automobile production was not matched again until the 1950s. Most industrialized states had constructed nationwide road systems in the intermediate years with the result, that the ability to negotiate through unpaved roads was no longer a large concern of automotive design anymore towards the end of the period.

The front-engined vehicle came to dominate during this Vintage Era, with closed bodies and standardized controls becoming the norm for auto enthusiasts. 90% of vehicle sold in 1919 were open, and by 1929, 90% were closed.

During this period, vehicles were much more convenient and comfortable. Little luxuries like an in-car radio and heating were introduced, along with antifreeze which allowed water-cooled cars to be used year-round. A common foot pedal was introduced, along with four-wheel braking and hydraulically actuated brakes. During this era, the biggest innovation to be introduced was power steering. Near the end of the vintage era, the system of octane rating of fuel was introduced which allowed the comparison between fuels. At a rapid pace, development of the internal combustion engine continued with multi-valve and overhead cam engines produced at the high end, while the V8, V12 and even V16 engines were produced for the super-rich. Society began gravitating heavily towards the vintage cars during this era.

Examples of the Vintage Car Era included the 122 Austin 7 which was one of the most widely copied vehicles ever and served as a template for vehicles worldwide. In 1924 an example of a Vintage car was the Bugatti Type 35, which was one of the ‘most successful racing vehicles of all times, with over 1,000 victories in five years’.