This’ll be the third time we’ve seen the billboards for Montclair, New Jersey-based Clairidge Lincoln-Mercury in street scene photos found on the Duke University Libraries Digital Collections, so one would think we’d eventually come across vintage photos of the actual dealership. Until then, let’s take a look at today’s street scene. What do you see here? And can anybody pinpoint the location?
Evidence of not one, but two dealerships in the Montclair, New Jersey, area exist in this street scene we found over at the Duke University Libraries Digital Collections. The first, Clairidge Lincoln Mercury, we came across in another Monclair street scene, but the second, Blauvelt Pontiac, helps pinpoint the location here as Bloomfield Avenue just east of Grove Street in Montclair. What do you see here?
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While certainly a lesser-seen Mercury, this 1964 Mercury Montclair Marauder for sale on Hemmings.com combines refined Sixties styling with a FoMoCo big-block V-8. Sure, it’s just a two-barrel, but we imagine the Merc would make for a better cruiser than racer anyway. From the seller’s description:
This is a rust-free original Montclair Marauder which appears to have about 90 percent original paint. The passenger side front fender was recently repainted and the shade is a little off from the …