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Posted By: Raymond Paszkiewicz
Posted On: Saturday March 14, 2020 at 9:38 PM
 
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1941 Chevrolets
I'm of the humble opinion that all of the 1941 Chevrolet models produced so far are not very good. Both coupes and the station wagon, which I believe, without doing some additional research, is an aftermarket Cantrell body on a Master DeLuxe chassis, which is not what you would find in a Chevrolet showroom in 1941. I have posted photos of the correct station wagon, as produced by the Danbury Mint in 1/24th scale, and as shown in the 1941 sales brochure. It should be a Special DeLuxe. The wheels on the Neo appear to be 15" deep dish wheels. The optional front fender trim is too large, and as I stated, the incorrect stock body.
The coupes, by Durham are Master Deluxe, and it appears that someone made David H. model a Special DeLuxe by adding some trim. The convertible by Durham is also a Master DeLuxe, which was never made by Chevrolet. I have some Durhams, because I restored the 1941 in the posted photo, and only because I bought a tray of Durhams at a toy auction, very cheap. The Neo looks very plain and is missing some of the trim that makes this car so popular. This is my opinion, but I felt I should comment on them, because there are other truly fine models which are underrated at times for far less problems than these Chevys. I have asked GLM to consider producing a really good 1941 Chevrolet. I hope they will see this.


1941 Chevrolet Special DeLuxe, correct body style

1941 Chevrolet from original sales brochure.

1941 Chevrolet Special DeLuxe Club Coupe correctly restored



1941 Chevrolet Special DeLuxe Convertible, correct, except for chrome rear fender pad, and trim missing from fender skirt. Never made as a Master DeLuxe.

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1941 Chevrolets by Raymond Paszkiewicz #27544
Regarding the '41 Chevrolet station wagon by Neo here's an excerpt from my post a couple of by Curtis Parisi #27544.1
NEO still did not get this exactly right by John Quilter #27544.1.1
John, Neo copied this car body for their model. It is obvious not an by Curtis Parisi #27544.1.1.1




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