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Posted By: Bruce Gibbins
Posted On: Friday January 11, 2019 at 7:50 PM
 
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PICs added: My memory of owning a 1934 Airflow 4DS was that they had no specific function
but were instead a design feature of the late art deco period one typical of the time & also found in lounge chairs and couches.
The four door sedans rear seats had the same tubular chrome design feature and here they had arm rests with padded cushions to make resting easy.
Here are two pix of my 1934 Chrysler Airflow CU 4DS taken
in 1972. The Black coupe is a 1934 LaSalle and the other green car is a 1937 Buick 4DS. All now long gone but not forgotten.

Here is the Airflow after it was restored by its new owner.




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PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast... Friday by John Merritt #53911
One of FM's most unique cars and very well done. Grt8 Pix! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #53911.1
Very nice / great pics. I wanted to see a 4-door sedan done. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53911.2
I always hoped for a four door sedan or limousine as well. (EOM) by David Crowe #53911.2.1
Me too. I would be as keen as mustard. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #53911.2.2
In 1/1 scale a two door was extremely rare and I suspect this model by Bob Jackman #53911.3
John, I'm considering "fabbing" one in 1/18. I may to buy a FM as a guide. THANKS for these pics! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #53911.4
REMOVE THE SKIRTS... AND YOU'LL SEE A VW! Hmmmm........ (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #53911.5
(Pic) Leave them on and you see a Volvo PV36 "Carioca"... by Ralf Buyer #53911.5.1
Wow! I had no idea. Thanks Ralf. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #53911.5.1.1
What tha?? ... What tha ???? ..... by Dennis Mong #53911.5.1.1.1
It is a nice model of a unique and historically important car. Be careful to NOT... by Phil Realmuto #53911.6
Phil, I thought the "chrome railings" were simply decorative. Part of the Art-Deco theme so... by Christopher Moroni #53911.6.1
PICs added: My memory of owning a 1934 Airflow 4DS was that they had no specific function by Bruce Gibbins #53911.6.2
Thanks for sharing that and info on railings (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53911.6.2.1
That restored Airflow is gorgeous. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #53911.6.2.2
Nice restored Airflow, but whats with the right hand drive???? (EOM) by John Bono #53911.6.2.3
That's because the car was sold new in New Zealand, John where driving by Bruce Gibbins #53911.6.2.3.1
I have it and love it. Great pics of course. (EOM) by John Bono #53911.7




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