Shift Stick – Lip Stick

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Photograph – William Plante

The description of this Mercedes Cabriolet starts with ‘Holy’. One like it belonged to a Baroness, recently found in a garage, untouched for decades, an automotive time capsule. Women’s driving gloves rested in the glove box. Red lipstick stained cigarette butts  in an ashtray. Not any old car, one of perhaps a dozen left in the world. Every little detail was over-engineered. I suspect the woman was not under-engineered.