Old Cars is turning 50. In honor of 50 years of the privilege of bringing the old cars hobby to our valued and faithful readers, Old Cars will revisit 50 of our past featured cars in 50 days, to commemorate the half-century of Old Cars. Here's to fifty more years of Old Cars!
DAY SIXTEEN: 1935 Chrysler Airstream
Cameron Dall’s motivation for wanting a 1935 Chrysler Airstream was simple: It reminded him of his dad.
“Yeah, my father had a car like this before he went into the service in World War II,” said the Mount Prospect, Ill., resident. “His father was a traveling salesman and every two years he got a new car. He probably bought a new car in 1935, and then got another one in 1937, and that’s when my dad got the car.”
Dall’s first old car was an Airstream CZ and that was soon followed by another 1935 Chrysler. Dall found his first Airstream in Albany, N.Y., and he believes he is the fourth owner.
Dall says he knew the CZ Airstreams weren’t exactly plentiful when he bought his car two decades ago, but he’s got a new appreciation for how rare they are since then.
“I’ve actually never been to a car show to see one. I have talked to many guys around the country that have them, but no, there is not a lot of them around,” he said. His Deluxe model is even more unique these days. “I only know of like four Deluxe Models in the whole United States,” he added.
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