The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by John Lee Williamson, Sep 10, 2017.
Slick 32 Ford tub from Lynn
1909 Ford touring, down for upholstery at Bob Zimmerman's (Lancaster, Pa.)
Horse hair stuffing.
(Bob Leahy photo)
"The Detroit", one of three 1952 Imperial Parade Phaetons.
Peterson Museum, 2001...
(Photos courtesy of Dick Benjamin)
Still at the Petersen in 2019. Some may not know why these '52 parade cars look like '56es;
Chrysler recalled all three of them in '56 to re-skin them with '56 sheet metal, so that they would look like current model Chryslers.
Sans door handles. Ain't that a Trip?
No door handles, no side windows, no top. These really were/are Parade cars! Very handsome, too.
I should have taken notes on this Oldie...
Valley Customs last car
"Tub Be, or Not Tub Be?"
1928 Ford tub, flathead, 2 pot late dist.
From South Africa...
1931 Chrysler Imperial Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton Tub
This one ain't too bad.
Isotta Fraschini ...
Coach-built Derham Body....
Bazel E. Carrm's patented convertible; Transforms from open 5-place touring into 2-place coupe.
3/4 rear shot of Deuce tub from Lynn
1935 Duesenberg SJ Town Cabriolet by Bohman & Schwartz. Hi zoot tub delux!
Interesting note (OT): Maurice Schwartz @ Bohman and Schwartz created the two-piece top for the Barris-built "Paristenne" Cadillac, in 1954.
Here's another Bohman & Schwartz-bodied Dusey...
Alleged to be Poncho Villa, in 1909 Ford Touring.
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