CARRIAGE TRADE: What, No Dreamboats?

The 25,000 people who attended the opening of the first postwar National Motor Boat Show in Manhattan last week hoped to be dazzled by sleek new dreamboats. But what they saw amid the pillars of the Grand Central Palace looked very much like the models they had seen there in 1940, at the last show. Those who looked sharp, however, could find some improvements and a few new models.

One of the few oldtime boatbuilders with a completely new postwar line was the Richardson Boat Co., Inc. of Tonawanda, N.Y. Instead of the...

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