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These classic Lincoln cars were on display at the Los Angeles auto show

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1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II: Continentals were hand made. They were painted numerous times, sanded, double lacquered, and polished to a shine. Owners included Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Dwight Eisenhower, and Nelson Rockefeller.

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1932 Lincoln KB LeBaron Convertible Roadster: The KB debuted in 1932 with V12 power. Its 448 cubic-inch engine produced 150 horsepower. It was priced at $4,600.

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1929 Lincoln L Dietrich Convertible Coupe: Only 75 of these Dietrich cars were produced during its two year run. It had an L-head V8 that delivered 90 horsepower. The price was $6,200.

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1961 Lincoln Continental Sedan: The 1961 Continental featured centre opening doors and a chrome upper shoulder line, which established Lincoln’s signature look. It was powered by a 430 cubic-inch V8 delivering 300 hp.

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1940 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet: Architect Frank Lloyd Wright proclaimed the legendary Continental to be “the most beautiful car in the world.” George Gehrig, the cousin of baseball legend Lou Gehrig, owned this car for several years.

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1937 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe-Sedan: Only 14 of these 1937 coupe-sedans still exist today. Trademark design elements included a distinctive split grille, headlamps faired into the fenders, and long side windows.

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1937 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe-Sedan

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