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Posted By: David Holcombe
Posted On: Sunday March 15, 2020 at 10:27 AM
 
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I like this one! And I like most everything from Western Models. But this Chrysler paint (pics)
seems uncommon. Here's what I can find on the '58 Windsor:

This is a 2-door with the paint scheme on your sedan.

And here is an advertisement from the time:

If I remember correctly (???), Chrysler used to bring out paint and color variations to improve spring sales. I wonder if the color scheme chosen by WM could have been a spring sales offering. Interesting.

(later) I can't find it. Here's something from the Windsor line that mentions spring changes.



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Pics : 1958 Chrysler Windsor by Western Models by Denis Auber #27546
I like this one! And I like most everything from Western Models. But this Chrysler paint (pics) by David Holcombe #27546.1
I may be wrong, but that seems to have been the standard 2dr side trim. by Graeme Ogg #27546.1.1
Thanks, Graeme. I didn't find that brochure and, sadly, my memory doesn't by David Holcombe #27546.1.1.1
Denis: I always enjoy looking at the fine detailing on your models. by Ken Spear #27546.2
Many thanks Ken (EOM) by Denis Auber #27546.2.1
Ever the modifier, I worked up one of these from a Western kit by John Quilter #27546.3




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