Monday, December 10, 2012

Buicks in the Golden State

This just might be the alternate logo for Flint Expatriates. It's a Buick Apollo that lives a few blocks from my house in San Francisco.

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  1. I'm guessing that's not an original Buick color...?

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    1. Oh yes, it came out a little more golden as befits a car in the Golden State. Actual color is much more low key, much like the "Bamboo Cream" of my grandma's Buick Electra.

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  2. By the way, JWilly, your profile photo is pretty great.

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  3. This was the early 1970s. you could also get mint green.

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