9 July, 2008. Doylestow, PA. Patricia Grundy, mother of Jim Grundy, is in front of the 1909 Pierce Arrow antique car her son owns. Patricia Grundy sat in the back seat of this car at the age of 16, when her parents drove from Philadelphia to Detroit to participate at the Glidden Tour. Jim Grundy, 54, is the chief executor of Grundy Worldwide, an insurance company for collectible cars. His father Jim Sr. Jr. started the business in 1947 and wrote the first antique car insurance policy in 1949. Jim Grundy has been in the business for 28 years and assumed major interest and the presidency 19 years ago. "I own the best pre World War I cars ever manufactured", Mr. Grundy says.
©2008 Gianni Cipriano for The Wall Street Journal
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