1948 Chrysler Town and Country Sedan
This Beautiful, Low Mileage, (41,679), Super Low Production, Top of the Line Town and Country Sedan ( One of 1,176 Built ) was a Private Treaty Acquisition from a Private Museum in Englewood Colorado in February 2017. Its Extensive Documentation goes back to the Original Special Order deposit and Delivery Paperwork Hand Signed by T.J. Kirkup, the Owner of Kirkup and Philips Chrysler Plymouth, Ithaca, New York. This Great Example is Presented in Mostly Original Condition with the exception of some recent Excellent Professional Refreshing.
These Distinctive and Elegant Town & Country’s developed a Passionate Following after World War II. The C38 is considered to be the most Extravagant Example of Great Hand Built Craftsmanship and Rolling Sculpture Ever in American Woodie Sedans. Their Workmanship was Second to None. However, in 1948, It was So Expensive to Build, Chrysler Reluctantly decided after only one year in production, to stop building these Gorgeous Definitive Masterpieces in December 1948, the end of their second year.
This Impressive Town and Country Remained in Single-Family Ownership in New York state From NEW. It was stored on Blocks in a Heated Garage since the 1953 death of the Family's patriarch, with 39,000 Original Miles. showing on the odometer. Ownership passed to his daughter, who renewed the registration each year, but, could not bring herself to drive the car. It remained in the heated garage until she passed in 2007.
It was Sympathetically Freshened by a close Family Friend, a Service Manager of a local Dealership. He periodically ran the car during the decades in storage and handled the annual registration renewals.
ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS include;
1) Special Ordered New, March 16, 1948, ($500.00 deposit) by Peter J. Neferis, initialed,
2) Final Car Payment, May-7-1948, ($2,937.86), initialed,
3) Kirkup & Phillips Purchase Order 1948 C38- Town & Country, Total ($3,437.86) Signed,
4) Chrysler Facts about your New Town and Country code C-38
5) Owner's Service Policy issued to Peter J. Neferis
6) How to Operate your Mopar All Weather air control system,
7) Chrysler 1,000 and 2,000-Mile Inspection and Adjustment Coupon
8) Four A-Pillar Oil Service stickers back to 1965.
This Exceptional Town and Country Retains its Original; Brilliant Newport Blue Paintwork, Beautiful Unrestored White Ash Framing, di-Noc panels, Seats, (Recovered in New California Cowhide, New Carpet and Seat Belts), Engine, Transmission, Differential, Chassis, Body Panels, Glass, Dash, Gauges,Trim, Chrome, Wheels, Hub Caps etc.
Even the Original Wax Pencil Markings on the Hood and Firewall are intact.
This Stunning Example is Equipped with;
250.6 cu. in. L-Head six cylinder engine,
Rebuilt Original Carter two-barrel carburetor,
Rebuilt Original clutch
Rebuilt Original Radiator.
Rebuilt Original Water pump
Rebuilt Original Front and Rear Brakes,
Rebuilt Original Generator
Rebuilt Original Distributor
Fresh Tune up
Working Original 8 Tube Motorola AM Radio
Independent Coil Spring Front Suspension,
Semi-Eliptical Rear Springs with Live Axles,
Four Wheel Hydraulic drum Brakes,
Leather and Mahogany Interior Trim,
Dual "Swan Neck" outside rear view mirrors,
Twin All Weather Heater,
Working Original Chrysler Clock.
All Chrome, Lights and Badges are present and in Very Nice Original Condition. The Original Dash is an Elegant Display of High Art Deco Design and Luxurious Chrome Detail amidst a Striking Bakelite accented Dash Panel and Steering Wheel. The Original Hand Mitered White Ash, di-Noc and Mahogany trim are in Extraordinary Condition.
Its Well Established Provenance from New, Very Low Miles, Stunning Mostly Original Condition, Rarity and Historical Relevance combine to make This Town and Country one of the Most Coveted. Stored Inside Since NEW.
As Hemmings Motor News put it; "Enjoy Yacht-Like Cruising in this Wood-Bodied Full Classic."
CCCA Full Classic, Eligible for participation in all CCCA Events.
Excellent Candidate for AACA HPOF Judging Class.
Chassis no. S71003849
Acquired through private treaty from a private museum February, 2017. Colorado title exempt.
We encourage you to have this Beauty inspected by any mechanic or expert of your choosing.
With Boulder Motors you get a Great Car and a Great Relationship.
$119,000.00 OBO or Trade
Your purchase of this vehicle entitles you to be a member of the BOULDER MOTORS INC FAMILY of CUSTOMERS. Benefits include but are not necessarily limited to:
*3,000 miles, 3 month limited drive train warranty
*Virtually 24/7 access to Bill for any question, concerns etc relating to any of your automotive needs
*Discounts on parts from the manufacturer or aftermarket. "We never pay retail if we don't have to.”
*Reduced labor rates from our subcontract mechanics
*Windshields at our cost, at least 1/2 off retail
*Tires at special prices from Discount Tire
*Paint and body referrals
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Dlr. Stock #3849
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