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1947 Chrysler Town & Country --

Technical specifications of Chrysler Town & Country 1947

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Vista, California, United States
Make: Chrysler
Model: Town & Country
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Type: --
Trim: --
Year: 1947
Mileage: 199
VIN: 71000425
Color: Blue
Engine size: --
Power options: --
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: --
Interior color: Red
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Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

1947 Chrysler Town & Country Sedan
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Model C38W. 114 bhp, 250.6 cu. in. L-head Spitfire inline six-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with coil springs, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 121.5"
The end of World War II brought with it an unprecedented demand for new cars and as America's automobile manufacturers struggled to meet this... pent-up demand, complete model changes were delayed by several years. Chrysler's 1946-1947 Town and Country, however, was one notable exception. Originally conceived in 1941 by Chrysler's Dave Wallace, the Town & Country was only available in four-door "barrelback" form, with a beautifully crafted wooden body.
After the war, Chrysler introduced new Convertible Coupe and four-door Sedan variants of the Town & Country, replacing the previous station wagon. Spurred on by an enticing advertisement campaign and a two-page spread in the Saturday Evening Post, anxious public interest in the new Chryslers prevented the firm from making any clay models or prototypes. As a result, the car was reportedly constructed directly from design sketches to meet looming time constraints.
As renowned author Donald J. Narus so aptly wrote in his work, Chrysler's Wonderful Woodie - The Town and Country, "The Sedan, while it did not share the glamour of the convertible, was perfectly at home on any of the swank estates of Long Island." Narus continued, "Where the convertible had pizzazz, the Sedan had elegance, a marvelous blend of wood and steel."
Although the majority of Town & Country Sedans were built in 1946, just 2,651 examples were produced for 1947. The example offered here was formerly from Texas and with its original, rust-free body panels and the original woodwork, it displays a beautiful restoration to original specifications. With a handsome blue exterior finish complemented by excellent brightwork and lovely woodwork, this Town & Country also features a factory correct interior fitted with burgundy upholstery and carpeting. This well equipped example also includes a clock, an AM radio, heater and defroster. Underhood, the Spitfire inline six-cylinder engine and engine bay are very attractive and well detailed as well.
Wonderfully restored, this beautiful Town & Country Sedan represents a great opportunity to acquire one of the most stylish and desirable automobiles of the immediate postwar era.
*The description above was used by the auction where the car was purchased. It is the buyers responsibility to confirm all of these details.
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Terms & Conditions
You must be 18 years of age or older and a resident of the continental United States to bid.
By bidding on and/or agreeing to purchase this vehicle, the bidder/buyer agrees to be bound by the following terms and conditions:
All advertised prices plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emissions testing charge. Seller reserves the right to end auction early in the event the vehicle sells locally. All financing offers are based on customer's approved credit and are offered through third party lenders, not affiliated with Seller.
Winning bidder MUST communicate with Seller by e-mail or phone within 24 hours of the end of the auction to make arrangements to complete the transaction. If Seller cannot confirm your intention to buy or the sale is not completed within 5 business days, Seller reserves the right to re-list this vehicle or sell to any other bidder. Before the vehicle is released for shipment to the Buyer, all sale-related and title-related paperwork must be accurately completed, signed and returned to Seller.
Due to demo test drives and mechanical inspections, the mileage of the vehicle represented might be slightly different than the mileage stated when the vehicle was first listed on eBay.
Vehicle is offered for sale by a licensed California vehicle retailer. Winning bidder must sign a California Retail Installment Sales Contract and accompanying paperwork prior to delivery of vehicle.
Bidders acknowledge and agree that the negotiation, bidding and purchase of this vehicle and execution of the Retail Installment Sales Contract takes place in the city of Vista, County of San Diego, California. Accordingly, the purchase and the purchase contract, regardless of conflicts of law and venue, shall be governed by and construed according to California law. Bidders consent to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of California. Any action or proceeding relating to or arising out of this transaction or the subject vehicle shall be filed, if a State action, in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Diego, North County Division or if a federal action, in the 9th Circuit, California Southern District.
This vehicle may have all or a balance of the manufacturer's warranty. See listing for details. Otherwise: Vehicle is sold "as-is". The Seller makes no warranties, express or implied, on the vehicle, and there will be no implied warranties of merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose. This provision does not affect any warranties covering the vehicle that the vehicle manufacturer may provide.
Shipping & Delivery
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Sales Tax
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