Who was first is often hard to determine, and attempts to settle the question can raise hackles. Whether Ron Hermann was the earliest Mustang buyer – or maybe it was actually Gail Wise – may not be as important as identifying the first European to set foot in the Americas, but some Mustang lovers care deeply. To them, it’s right up there with the question of who was first to the North Pole – Cook or Peary? – or whether Gustave Whitehead flew before the Wright Brothers.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/05/18/first-mustang