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This is a hoot!  I had a "procurer" of collector cars send me an email about this same car about a month ago with a price of $45,000!  I guess the extra $17,000 was going to be his profit on the deal.  Regardless, I'm not interested in right hand drive cars at any price......

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Benefits of AACA Membership.

it's out there. We will find you one.

 

 

do these threads EVER come to fruition?

 

I always see a person wanting something that doesnt exist and everyone else running around doing a song and dance................

 

maybe its my negativity, but that is all I ever see happen.

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Hi the handleman, you are absolutely correct, nice car.  However, not what I'm looking for because it's not a car that I can finish the way I want to or within my budget.  We all have our desires and limitations.  However, I do appreciate you bringing it to my attention.

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Hey Richelieumotor, I'm told by someone  knowledgeable that they know of 109 owners domestically, where did your 10 or 15 number come from?  From the inception I've said that I was not looking for a restored car but that seems to be the only thing that anyone wants to sell so far.  Hen's teeth, maybe......

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thehandleman, you almost sound annoyed.  Has your participation really been that difficult?  Someone posts a lead on a car and if I choose not to buy it they get perturbed?  Forgive me but I don't get it.  I've been in this hobby since the mid-century and I've never experienced this kind of reaction.

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Thank you Richelieumotor, I really enjoyed the post about your uncle's fondness of Chrysler's.  I believe the yellow Chrysler above may have been brought back into this country from England.  

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What count does the WPC club have on these cars  ??

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2 hours ago, 1950panhead said:

Does Beverly Kime's standard catalog list how many 75's were made in 1929 ?

There were 6,414 1929 Chrysler 75 roadsters were built

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On ‎10‎/‎16‎/‎2018 at 5:53 AM, 30DodgePanel said:

Just curious.... why the 75 ? 

 

It's been a couple of weeks without a response so I guess I can answer my own question. 

Answer:

What is,  he doesn't like the hoods on the 1930 77's for $1000 Alex !

 

Point being,, why not expand your horizon ? 

 

 

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There were 6,414 1929 Chrysler 75 roadsters were built

Thanks Keiser, these are amazing numbers.

6414 were built and now a discussion if 100 survived or only 12 survived.

If either is correct then 6300 were lost and few survive, amazing.

 

What is,  he doesn't like the hoods on the 1930 77's for $1000 Alex !

The hoods on the 77's are awful, the series 80 hoods are very pretty !

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6300 lost is nothing,  think it's a Roadster, no hard top, wood in the body, plus all the scrapping of steel for the war drive during World War II and even during Korea,  John,  how did you come up with 6414 produced I can't find any production data from Walter Chrysler for my 1929 Plymouth U Roadster Last I saw in the Plymouth registry there were 9-10 Roadsters ?  and I would think there were much more Plymouth's sold to the gen public by vertue of low price and depression, then top of line Chrysler's especially in the depression year.  My father beat out Harrah from Harrah's Casino's getting to this 1929 Plymouth Roadster in 1964 on a Friday Night either in New paltz NY or Pokeepsie excuse the spelling. Harrah had a western Union courier hand deliver cashiers check to the guy there on Saturday morning and was so upset when the Billioniare did not get a first production year dual cowl Plymouth Roadster for his museum he found out my dad address,  and sent my Dad double the purchase amount in 1964 and my Dad mailed it back and told him to pound sand lol. because he new the chrysler products roadster's was low, I am almost 60 and he did early mopar collecting since 1952. I am going with him. So I am amazed there is data on the 1929 Chrysler's  but none on the Plymouth's the bottom of the food chain lol. either way to me 6400 is nothing just by the fact there 89 years has passed, just my opine. Guess we will never know what's left, 

Good Luck in your search.  ??

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2 hours ago, thehandleman said:

John,  how did you come up with 6414 produced I can't find any production data from Walter Chrysler??

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This is a VERY good book for Chrysler numbers....

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Yes, for some reason, there are no numbers available from the 1929 Plymouth production year.

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That is interesting, but thats not a Chrysler Information is it ? Isnt it the books author’s list. Or is the data from a official site from Chrysler Corporation? Neat info I just wish you had it for my dual spare cowl rumbleseat roadster 

cheers

Rich

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Here is a 1929 Chrysler that I saved from further deterioration here in Oregon. I got it by trading my 1967 Plymouth Belvedere station wagon for it. I sold it to a friend in Michigan and he sold it to a guy who got it running and put the nice tires on it.

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2 minutes ago, thehandleman said:

That is interesting, but thats not a Chrysler Information is it ? Isnt it the books author’s list. Or is the data from a official site from Chrysler Corporation? Neat info I just wish you had it for my dual spare cowl rumbleseat roadster 

cheers

Rich

Those 1929 Chrysler 75 roadster production numbers are also in other Chrysler books that I have, including the "70 Years Of Chrysler" by George Dammann.

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