For Sale: 1937 Chevrolet Master in Sydney, NSW

$45,000 (OBO)

Vehicle Description

A very rare 1937 Chevrolet Master ‘flat-back’ four door sedan (trunkless model 1209), built by General Motors manufacturing plant in Oshawa Canada as an export right hand drive model. GM only produced 2,755 of the Master trunkless model out of a total of 825,220 Chevrolet cars manufactured by GM in 1937. It is estimated that approximately 100 right-hand drive version of this four door trunkless model were built by GM Canada for export. The car was first registered September 1st 1937 at Nelson New Zealand; it has had two owners, the first owner from the September 1st 1937 to June 29th 1977, and the second owner to today. The car is completely original and unmodified; it has the original straight 6 OHV engine 216 cubic in (and engine serial number). It is in a fully maintained running condition. For the most part of the last 30 years, it has remained in a sealed shipping container since a full restored in 1985 (when the current owner moved overseas). Immediately prior to storage it had a ‘body off chassis’ restoration at that time and the rebuild of the original engine, gearbox and running gear; it has driven a total of 278 miles since 1985. Full supporting documentation is available that spans back to the date the car registration in New Zealand in 1937. This is 100% authentic car and is supported by a fully documented history with original body and engine tags. Trunkless sedans are an extremely rare find in North America, and even more rare in a Right Hand Drive version anywhere else in the world, less than 10 RHD version of this model are thought to exist, sadly most have been converted to rods. The following parts are available for sale to the new owner, on a first right of refusal basis. The parts were sourced and purchased in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, and have been stored and preserved along with the car for the past 35 years. They are all genuine GM 37 parts, used, refurbished or new (old new stock in original packaging with receipts) Engine: Block, head, and crankshaft. Set of pistons, conrods & big-ends Engine bearings (new) Harmonic balancer (new) Camshafts Rocker arms (new) Set of pushrods (new) Valves and springs (new) Inlet valves (new) Engine gasket sets and seals (new) Oil pump assembly Oil pump parts (new) Petrol pump (new) Petrol pump repair kit (new) Carburetors assembly Carburetor repair kits (new) Carburetor parts (new) Distributor assembly (refurb) Distributor cap (new) Distributor points (new) Radiator assembly with core Thermostat (new) Fan, Fan belt (new) Air filter assembly Voltage regulator assembly (refurb/new) Transmission: Cowling Gearbox Gear cogs and shafts Clutch pressure plate Clutch plate Universal assembly Bearings, seals and gaskets (new) Wheels, brakes and suspension: Wheel rims and tyres Brake shoe assembly Brake linings (new) Brake hose (new) Bearings and seals (new) Shock absorber assemblies Shock absorber arms (new) Interior: Instrument Panel Assembly Instrument Panel Glass Instrument gauges (new) Speedo cable (new) Glovebox lid Window Glass and surround frames Front quarter light glass and surround Door handles interior and exterior Door winding mechanisms Door lock assembly Exterior: Headlight housing and mounts Headlight glass Radiator chrome trim ‘V’ Fisher body badge Steering: Steering kit (new) Cups and springs (new). The historically documented evidence of the cars history, title, restoration work, and spare parts, is all available on request.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-912547
  • Year:1937
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Master
  • Exterior Color:Toronto Blue
  • Interior Color:Slate grey
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Inline 6
  • Odometer:278
  • Stock Number:GM XHGB Master Sedan 1209 trunkless model
  • VIN:55604
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Mint
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive