Bruno and Reino Maki's 1953 Oldsmobile

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A photo of the Maki Special taken at the Glenwood Service Station on Capitol Ave. in Hartford, Connecticut. The service station was the "Official Hartford Autorama Service Station". The man in the hat and coat is Bob Muelke the director of the Autorama. Photo from the New England Hot Rod and Kustom Historical Society Photo Collection.
The Maki Special at an indoor car show in Massachusetts. John Bozio who took the photo believes it was either taken at the 1956 Hartford Autorama, or at a local car show in 1954. Photo from The John Bozio Photo Collection.

1953 Oldsmobile convertible owned and restyled by Bruno and Reino Maki of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Bruno and Reino's father was an immigrant from Finland. The car was built sometime between 1953 and 1955.

Magazine Features

Rod & Custom November 1955


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