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Historic car gets new home

The one-of-a-kind 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car,

The one-of-a-kind 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, found a new home April 4 with Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, in his garage in Roslyn after over 50 years in storage. (April 12, 2012) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The one-of-a-kind 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, found a new home April 4 with Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, in his garage in Roslyn after over 50 years in storage.

The back seat of Howard Kroplick's newly purchased
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The back seat of Howard Kroplick's newly purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, needs restoring, so the East Hills resident has hired experts to come take a look. (April 12, 2012)

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, is mostly impressed
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, is mostly impressed by the steering wheel of his newly purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della. (April 12, 2012)

The bar in the back seat of Howard
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The bar in the back seat of Howard Kroplick's newly purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, is in good condition, but the East Hills resident is working to restore it. (April 12, 2012)

The one-of-a-kind 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car,
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The one-of-a-kind 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, found a new home on April 4 with Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, in his garage in Roslyn after over 50 years in storage. (April 12, 2012)

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, looks under the
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, looks under the hood of his recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, at his garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

The side of Howard Kroplick's recently purchased 1937
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The side of Howard Kroplick's recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, is on its way to being restored at the East Hills resident's garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

The door handle of Howard Kroplick's recently purchased
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The door handle of Howard Kroplick's recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, is in good condition, but the East Hills resident is still working to restore the rest at his garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, poses with his
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, poses with his recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, at its new home in his garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

After over 50 years in storage, the headlight
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

After over 50 years in storage, the headlight is in good condition, attached to the one-of-a-kind 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, at Howard Kroplick's garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, takes in the
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, takes in the beauty of his recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, at his garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, looks under the
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, looks under the hood of his recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, at his garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

The original tires and rims are still attached
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The original tires and rims are still attached to the one-of-a-kind 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, sitting in antique car collector Howard Kroplick's garage in Roslyn after over 50 years in storage. (April 12, 2012)

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, sits inside his
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, sits inside his recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, in his garage in Roslyn after over 50 years in storage. (April 12, 2012)

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, sits inside his
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Howard Kroplick, of East Hills, sits inside his recently purchased 1937 Chrysler Imperial C-15 Town Car, built for Walter P. Chrysler's wife Della, in his garage in Roslyn. (April 12, 2012)

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