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Rollston Duesenberg J Convertible Victoria 1931
Rollston Duesenberg J Convertible Victoria 1931
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When the Depression sharply curtailed the market for Town Cars, Rollston developed an attractive Convertible Victoria designed by Rudy Creteur that was visually similar to those made by Waterhouse.
The two can be distinguished by their rear quarters - Waterhouse's had longer rear quarters than Rollston's.
The popular style featured an inside rear seat, eliminating the need for a rumble seat, a big plus in nasty weather.

Rollston's Convertible Victoria body was easily adapted to different brands of chassis and was duplicated many times during the next few years on Packard and Stutz chassis.
Twelve were also built for Duesenberg between 1930 and 1931.
Essentially the same body was mounted on both the long 153 1/2-inch and short 142 1/2-inch Model J chassis, the only noticeable difference was a slightly longer trunk on the long-wheelbase versions.
Two variations exist, one with glass rear quarters, the other with blind ones.

29.07.17

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