Tag: 1937 Chrysler


  • May 05 2012

    Video: Local Historian Picks Up Chrysler’s Chrysler

    Longislandonlinenews.com: Chris Collora reports on Long Island historian and car collector Howard Kroplick picking up “Chrysler’s Chrysler” a 75 year old one-of-a-kind custom built car that he bought at auction from the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport. Chris documented the first leg on its journey along the road

  • Apr 21 2012

    Newsday Video: “Car collector adds a classic”

    Videojournalist Brittany Wait has placed a two-minute video on "Chrysler's Chrysler" on Newsday's Youtube Channel.

  • Apr 17 2012

    Newsday.com Blog: “Historic car owned by Chrysler family has new home”

    Newsday reporter Brittany Wait has profiled the 1937 "Chrysler's Chrysler".

  • Apr 12 2012

    Then & Now: “Chrysler’s Chrysler”- 1937 and 2012

    Coachbuilder Baron documented their unique 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car prior to its delivery to the Chrysler family. Compare these "Then" images with "Now" photos taken 75 years later.

  • Apr 11 2012

    Hemmings Blog: Walter P. Chrysler’s one-off Imperial town car finds new home

    Jim Donnelly, Hemmings Senior Editor, has written a blog post today on "Chrysler's Chrysler":

  • Apr 08 2012

    Video: Chrysler’s Chrysler Gets a New Home

    After 53 years of storage in garages at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and the Long Island Automotive Museum, the 1937 Chysler Imperial C-15 Town Car (custom built by LeBaron for Mrs. Walter P. Chrysler) was moved to its new Roslyn home on April 4, 2012.

  • Mar 22 2012

    A History of Coachbuilder LeBaron

    Mark Theobald on Coachbuilt.com has posted this history of LeBaron, a prominent automobile coachbuilder. Among the cars built by LeBaron was the 1937 Chrysler C-15 Town Car created for Walter P. Chrysler for his wife and recently sold by the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum.

  • Mar 13 2012

    Mineola Patch: Local Historian Buys One-of-a-Kind 75 Year Old Chrysler Imperial

    Reporter Christopher Collora interviewed Stephanie Gress, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, two classic car experts and me for this Patch article and video:

  • Mar 06 2012

    Wall Street Journal: The Vanderbilt Legacy

    The Wall Street Journal published an article on the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum on March 1, 2012 reviewing its current financial status. The article notes the sale of the 1937 Chrysler with this accompanying photo of Vanderbilt Museum Executive Director Lance Rheinheimer with the car.

  • Mar 02 2012

    Vanderbilt’s Chrysler: An Update

    An article reporting on the recent sale of a 1937 Chrysler Imperial by the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum was published In the February 16, 2012 issue of The Long Islander newspaper. Highlights from the article follow, including photos of the Chrysler as it looks today.



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