Some of the beauties in the exhibit include:
1929 Model J Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe
1929 Model J LeBaron Phaeton
1929 Model J Murphy Dual Cowl Phaeton
Previous owners included Cracker Jack founder John McCarthy and J.B. Nethercutt;
it was used in the film Annie.
Dolores Del Rio's 1932 Duesenberg SJ Murphy Town Car
Dolores Del Rio's view from her Town Car. Rather like my view from Greta Garbo's gold compact.
1931 Model J Weymann "Taper Tail" Speedster
1931 SJ Murphy Convertible Coupe
1931 Model J Fernandez and Darrin Convertible Victoria
Once owned by Indian and Nepalese royalty
1935 SJ Gurney Nutting Speedster
While looking at the sleek lines and luxurious appointments is a treat, looking at the details gives a little glimpse into how well-made these handmade, unique treasures are.
Next post, I'll tell you a bit about the regular exhibits at the Lyon Air Museum, in case you venture by after the Duesenberg exhibit concludes.
Lyon Air Museum
19300 Ike Jones Road
Santa Ana, CA
'Bye for Now,