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The Human Factor - Introducing the Industrial Life Photograph Collection at the Baker Library

Harvard Business School Baker Library Historical Collections

The Human Factor

Introducing the Industrial Life Photograph Collection at the Baker Library

Chrysler dealer delivers 47 cars in one day

1936 • Chrysler Corporation • Photographer unknownWhat is believed to be a record for motor cars delivered to separate retail purchasers in a single day was achieved by Angeles Motors, Chrysler and Plymouth dealer of Los Angeles, California, on Christmas day, 1936. On that morning 47 new cars were placed in the hands of owners. They represented 47 distinct buyers, no tow of whom were even in the same family.

What is believed to be a record for motor cars delivered to separate retail purchasers in a single day was achieved by Angeles Motors, Chrysler and Plymouth dealer of Los Angeles, California, on Christmas day, 1936. On that morning 47 new cars were placed in the hands of owners. They represented 47 distinct buyers, no two of whom were even in the same family.

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  • Chrysler dealer delivers 47 cars in one day, 1936
  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Photographer unknown
  • Gelatin Silver Print, 8 × 10 inches
  • Industrial Life Photograph Collection, Mss:1412 :414 N277

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