1961 Lincoln Continental Presidential Limousine Driver's Compartment after "Quick Fix," 1964

Summary

After President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963, the Hess & Eisenhardt Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, rebuilt the 1961 Lincoln Continental Presidential Limousine into an armored car. The limousine received a permanent roof with bullet resistant windows, and the interior was trimmed with new upholstery and carpet. The swift rebuild was finished in less than five months.

After President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963, the Hess & Eisenhardt Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, rebuilt the 1961 Lincoln Continental Presidential Limousine into an armored car. The limousine received a permanent roof with bullet resistant windows, and the interior was trimmed with new upholstery and carpet. The swift rebuild was finished in less than five months.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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