1942 Chrysler Crown Imperial C37 8 Passenger limousine parade car / convertable.

1942 Chrysler Imperial

Make: Chrysler
Model: Imperial
Type: Limousine
Trim: Crown Imperial
Year: 1942
Mileage: 68,298
VIN: 7808682
Color: Brick Brown
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 3 speed
Drive type: rear wheel drive
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Auburn, California, United States

Description for Chrysler Imperial 1942

1942 Chrysler Crown Imperial C37 8 passenger Parade Car Limousine All of the research indicates this is the only 1942 Chrysler 8 passenger convertible/parade car in existence. Like with all US Automobile manufacturers. Chrysler’s production plants were converted to supply for the war effort in 1942 and almost no civilian car production took place that year. To further add to the rarity of this beauty is the fact it was customized by the prestigious Derham Body Company of Rosemont. PA. Follow this link to learn more: http://www. coachbuilt. com/bui/d/derham/derham. htm This is truly a unique car with an exciting history. It was part of the world famous Harrah Automobile Collection until it was sold to the Anderson family. owners of the world famous Ponderosa Ranch theme park in Incline Village. Nevada. The vehicle served as the limousine which transported wedding parties and guests to the Ponderosa Ranch chapel. The Ponderosa Ranch is of course the home of the Cartwright’s from the popular TV series Bonanza. The car is mainly in un-restored condition and still shows really nice. The paint. chrome and stainless are still in good condition. Some basic maintenance work has been done to the vehicle such as new radiator. brakes. shocks. tires and a rebuilt carburetor. It runs and drives very well. The “Spitfire” 323 L-head Inline eight cylinder engine is running smoothly and moving the big car with ease. The interior shows nice. the seats have been redone once in the past. The mileage of 68298 appears to be original and is consistent with its history. The vehicle is 73 years old and is not a show car or "100 point" car. It has minor scratches. dings. wear and tear. it is a drivable piece of American automobile history. This is a very rare piece for the serious collector and has many connections to historical people and places. The seller will work with the buyer to arrange for shipping at the buyer's expense. On Feb-02-15 at 15:38:30 PST. seller added the following information:Here is a link to watch a YouTube video of this car. https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=puaL3A7ku0g