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"western Lincoln"

Postby ilrt66 » Mon May 13, 2013 5:20 pm

by western designer "Nudie Cohn" did quite a few over the top cars most with big horns on the front. Hard to tell but the door handles are pistols.
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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby Suicidekid63 » Mon May 13, 2013 5:32 pm

Here's another shot of it with Nudie in the driver's seat. Image

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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby lincolnfanatic4life » Mon May 13, 2013 6:54 pm

it sure would be nice if it were possible to "unsee" somethings..

UGH.
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Postby Joe Nemec » Mon May 13, 2013 7:36 pm

He had a great western store in North Hollywood. Nudie was a Legend.
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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby Steve K » Mon May 13, 2013 8:06 pm

lincolnfanatic4life wrote:it sure would be nice if it were possible to "unsee" somethings..

UGH.


Just be grateful that with the nick name Nudie, he wasn't in the picture :dpuke:
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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby Dan Szwarc » Mon May 13, 2013 8:34 pm

Looks like a 63... in 1965.
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Postby kevlemo » Tue May 14, 2013 7:35 pm

What's up with the Texas haters?? This guy looks pretty pimped out to me! And how the heck could you complain about that album cover? Not exactly my style, but you gotta admit, this guy is the definition of "Go big or go home"!
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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby bd94s10 » Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:28 am

I love this. I'm glad I found this thread years ago. I had looked more into Nudie Cohn (lol) and found all kinds of interesting stuff. "Nuta Kotlyarenko, known professionally as Nudie Cohn, was an American tailor who designed decorative rhinestone-covered suits, known popularly as "Nudie Suits", and other elaborate outfits for some of the most famous celebrities of his era. He also became famous for his outrageous customized automobiles." Wikipedia.

Here is an autographed album cover from Danny Michaels and band I ended up scoring. This may not be everyone's cup of tea but it just goes to show you these Lincolns have been customized for a long time. Longer than most realize. Does anyone know where this car is these days? Any lead on if it is in a museum or a private collector's hands? Would love to see more pics of it!

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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby action » Sun Sep 12, 2021 11:30 am

Just when I thought I had seen most everything. Had to check that out.

Nudie Cohn (Nuta Kotlyarenko) born in Kiev in 1902 what was then part of the Russian Empire.
A clothing fashion designer that was a bit over the top.
Located in Tinsel Town where over the top is in demand at times.
The store was called "Nudie's of Hollywood"
He did a lot of "Western" styled clothing for country singers some f which sold in solid five figures in the 1960s
He "fashioned" some cars as well

Nudie passed away in 1984

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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby LithiumCobalt » Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:49 pm

There is a Nudie’s Bar in Nashville along the Broadway strip.
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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby bd94s10 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:28 pm

Wow I had not heard of the bar. I'll have to check it out. Whats funny is the whole western style isn't my thing. I guess since its just so over the top its crazy lol. Thanks for the info action.
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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby bd94s10 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:34 pm

Here is one of the other photos that was shared on this thread that I saved which you can no longer see above due to the change with Photo Stream

ImageUntitled by Jason Ballard, on Flickr

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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby LithiumCobalt » Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:43 am

bd94s10 wrote:Wow I had not heard of the bar. I'll have to check it out. Whats funny is the whole western style isn't my thing. I guess since its just so over the top its crazy lol. Thanks for the info action.


It is one of our favorites when we visit.

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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby TonyC » Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:58 pm

I understand it may not intend to be, but it sure sounds like a strip club. :twisted: People who don't know the origin of the context would think that. :lol:

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Re: "western Lincoln"

Postby bd94s10 » Tue Sep 28, 2021 12:41 pm

Lol TonyC. No doubt. Strange name indeed. Nick, thanks for the link. I wonder if there are any other pics out there of this Lincoln?

When I think about this one it reminds me of the Roy Rodgers yellow Lincoln convertible. A guy that always chimes in on my Instagram posts said there is a backstory to why Roy Rodgers painted it yellow so I looked it up. Maybe I'll make a thread about it.
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