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About Bugsby

Best of Classem> at the Ironstone Concours d'Elegance

Lynn displays trophy next to Bugsby

Ironstone 2012

Third Place at the Marin Sonoma Concours d'Elegance

Young spectators enjoy the view from Bugsby's front seat

Marin Sonoma 2012

Best of Show

2012 Hot Copper Car Show

Hot Copper 2012


Photos essay and story by Chuck Jennings


Valentine's Blackhawk Brunch

February 19, 2012


Nostalgia Day 2011

Livermore, California (Sep. 25, 2011)

Gatsby Summer Afternoon 2011

Dunsmuir Historic Estate, Oakland, California (Sep. 11, 2011)

Goodguys Concours d'Elegance

June 4-5, 2011


Brass-in-the-Grass Show

May 22, 2011

Steam Sawmill Tour

May 21, 2011

Lost-in-Livermore Tour

Apr. 29-May 1, 2011

Celebrating the 90th birthday of George Shultz

Bugsby gets a paying job

2010 Niello Concours at Serrano, Oct. 1-3

Bugsby wins his first BEST OF CLASS

Most Exciting Openem> award at the 2010 Ironstone Concours d'Elegance

Lynn and Jeanne post next to Bugsby on the field

Ironstone 2010

An Historic Gathering of Gold Bugs, Sep. 10-12, 2010

25-50% of surviving Kissel Speedsters to swarm in Michigan

2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Aug. 12-15

Bugsby leads other collector cars on Highway 1

Presidio of San Francisco Concours d'Elegance, July 18, 2010

Bugsby receives a 2nd place award

Jeanne's Retirement Party, June 27, 2010

Bugsby, in his new top and nickel plating, serves as a party prop

2009 Nickel-Age-Touring-Club Tour, Sep. 28-30, 2009

Bugsby receives the FORGOTTEN TREASURE award

2009 Marin-Sonoma Concours d'Elegance and Tour, May 16-17, 2009

Bugsby receives the FORGOTTEN TREASURE award

2009 Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade, May 9, 2009

Oakland Raiders booster Wolfman poses with Bugsby

53rd Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance, May 2-3, 2009

Bugsby snags a 3rd place award and Lynn gets the Chairman's Award

Rebuilding Bugsby's Water Pump, Jan.-Mar. 2008

Jerry Washburn also installs modern seals and bearings

BAHCC Tour and Show, Nov. 30, 2008

Brass era cars and Bugsby at the Blackhawk Museum

Napa Mystery Tour, Sep. 6, 2008

Serious overheating problem becomes evident

Measuring Radiator Flow Rate with Simple Tools

Also, debunking the decreasing-flow-rate-increases-cooling concept

1986 Painting of Bugsby by Australian artist Alan Puckett

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Gatsby Summer Afternoon 2008

Dunsmuir Historic Estate, Oakland, California (Sep. 14, 2008)

Rimz & Ribz II Car Show

Livermore, California (July 12, 2008)

3rd Annual Los Angeles Concours d'Elegance

Pasadena, California (June 1, 2008)

26th Annual Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade

Castro Valley, California (May 10, 2008)

Thunder From Down Under

Visit by John Lewis (Jan. 6, 2008)

One-Year Anniversary Celebration

Livermore, California (Feb. 8, 2007)

AACA Western Fall Meet 2006

Sunnyvale, California (Sep. 1, 2006)

100 Year Anniversary Celebration

Hartford, Wisconsin (June 17, 2006)

U.S. Postal Stamp

A Visit with Dave Arnold

Kaysville, Utah (Jan. 27, 2006)

Serious Freshening

(2006 through 2008)

LLESA Car Show 2005

Livermore, California (Sep. 15, 2005)

Acquisition Saga 2005

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These pages document our exploits with Bugsby, the name of our 1924 Kissel Model 55 Speedster.

If this is your first visit, please check out Bugsby's information sign, tri-fold brochure, list of awards and our adventures with the car. If you've visited this site before, you may be interested in looking at what's new.

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Last updated: Jan. 11, 2015