CC Outtake: Archival Quality 1980-84 Oldsmobile 98 Regency

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The 1980-84 Oldsmobile 98 Regency was part of the last generation of full size rear wheel drive sedans from Oldsmobile, and now is a relic of a very different time in the history of the American automobile.  Anyone who owns a 30+ year old example must be aware of owning a piece of history and should appreciate the symbolism of parking it in front of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC.  Inside are the original copies of the foundational documents of the United States of America, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, along with a copy of the Magna Carta, all of them on permanent public display in the central rotunda.  Outside this 98 Regency, complete aside from a few trim pieces, showed an example of what used to be the foundational product of the American automobile industry.  The display lasted at most two hours, until the parking meter expired, and during that time perhaps a few tourists going to the National Archives and other nearby museums noticed it.