1931 Napoleonic Coach Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild Competition Model & Plans

1931 Napoleonic Coach Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild Competition Model & Plans
This Is A Very Rare Hard To Find FISHER BODY EMPEROR NAPOLEONIC 1810 Coach. I Have Looked,through The,plans And Parts And It Appears Mostly Complete With The Exception Of The DuPont Paint Only One Of The Original Four Paint Cans Present ( It Wouldn’t Be Good Now Anyway) The DuPont Material List Provides The Only Date I Can Locate Date January 2 1931. Also The Company Had Agreements With All The Major Newspapers At The Time To Include Instructional Helps Week To Week The Original Owner Of This One Cut These Out Of His Local Paper Which I Believe Was The DAYTON DAILEY NEWS And He Glued These Onto The Back Of A Couple Of Safety Posters From THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION OF OHIO Which Read A PERSONAL EQUATION: GRINDING Minus GOGGLES Equal GRIEF. As You Can See This Has Been Partially Constructed. Here Is A Tidbit Of Internet  Coach Measurements Approx. 19"L X 11" H X 9" W This Is A Very Rare 1930’s Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild Napoleonic Coach  Fisher Body Company Is One Of The Finest Existing Examples Of The Coach Models From The 1930’s. The Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild Was A Competition Where Young Men Crafted A Model Coach (later A Concept Car) To Be Judged By GM Designers And Engineers. Winners Were Awarded Significant College Scholarships. The Craftsman’s Guild Competition Ran From The 1930’s Into The Late 1960’s. The Program Grew To Be One Of The Largest Youth-oriented Contests In The World, And Many Participants Went On To Significant Design And Engineering Positions In The Automotive Industry. General Motors Sponsored The Contest With The Prize Money $80,000 In 1934 Is Equivalent To About $2.5 Million In 2011). Individual Winners Got Scholarships Worth $5,000 (equivalent To About $150,000 In 2011).  Please Feel To Ask Any Questions. Thank You. KK Model – WH4e4ea1b7488f4e2a



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