1931 CHRYSLER CG LEBARON DUAL COWL PHAETON
1931 Chrysler CG Custom Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton
Chassis Number: 7801539
One of Only 11 Surviving Dual Cowl Phaetons.
Multiple First Place Awards at Leading Concours.
Multiple AACA and CCCA First Place Awards.
Best of Show at Hilton Head Concours.
The subject of a three-year 8,000-hour restoration from 1997-2000 by specialist Curt Austin of Sanford, Florida this Chrysler emerged to win numerous awards, including Best of Show at the Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance, First in Class at Pebble Beach and Amelia Island Concours, and First in Class and Most Elegant Open Car at the Burn Foundation Concours in Pennsylvania. This car made a clean sweep of Antique Automobile Club of America firsts by winning Junior, Senior, Grand National, Grand National Senior and the AACA President’s Award.
This car also won Classic Car Club of America Primary, Senior and Premier awards, scoring 100 points in each divisional judging.
Wire wheels, dual sidemounts, correct trunk and chrome accents all add to the aura of this true classic, whose previous owners include retired Chrysler executive Darrell Davis, who had the cars restored to their impeccably high standard and well-known Chrysler Imperial enthusiast Willard Pike.