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Old 11-12-2012, 01:39 PM
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Prevost buses used to do some conversions back in the 1940's. Could be, or Montreal auto body shop... Will ask to the old pallbearers here
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:49 PM
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American Funeral cars and Ambulances by Tom McPherson,shows on page #238 a 1950 Meteor flower car made by John Little of Ingersoll Ont. with the cross on top.noted a popular addition to many vehicles made for Quebec.
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:19 PM
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Extremely unlikely that this was a John Little conversion. I'n betting that it was carried out somewhere in Quebec and, again, it's obvious that it was based on a 1951-1952 Crown Imperial long wheelbase sedan or limousine.
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:31 PM
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Beautiful Hearse - it's a Demers = If you blow up the photo then use a magnifying glass you can make it out just above the Imperial nameplate on the front fender
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:41 PM
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It could also probably plow a field from the look of the lugs on the snow tires
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:51 PM
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that was back in the days of real tires not these almost do it's we have now
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:32 AM
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I dont think it was built by Demers. They started selling their conversions around 1967.. some of the pictures are dated from 1953 and 1959, The car is a 1952 Crown Imperial, It's the word Crown on top of the word imperial! Keith, I will check with my boss maybe he remembers this car, after checking on the web it seems it was a John Little conversion... But the cross on top is from Girard & Godin funeral products.
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Interesting discussion about a "mystery" car. Even though this was originally posted in the "Wanted" forum, I have moved it to the discussion forum, since there is a lot of discussion about the vehicles themselves. I wonder if Martin has any updates to the discussion of 8 years ago. Paul Steinberg
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