1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Imperial Sedan / 7803131 Vehicle Information

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial photograph

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial photograph

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial photograph

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial photograph

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial photograph

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial photograph

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial photograph

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Imperial Sedan
Designer: LeBaron
Chassis #: 7803131
Sold for $627,000 at 2006 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction.
Sold for $139,000 at 2009 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Resort and Golf Club.
Sold for $335,000 at 2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona.
The 1931 Chrysler CG Custom Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton with chassis number 7801539 and 1931 Chrysler Imperial Sedan with chassis number 7803131 were both offered for sale at the Gooding & Company Auction held in Pebble Beach. They were sold as a pair. Both have custom coachwork by Lebaron and finished in two-tone gray color combination. They have racked up numerous awards at prestigious events such as Best of Show at the Hilton Head Concours d'Elegance and First in Class at Pebble Beach and Amelia Island Concours. At the Burn Foundation Concours in Pennsylvania the award First in Class and Most Elegant Open car was awarded to these vehicles. The list of awards continues and a testament to the wonderful three-year restoration that occurred.

The vehicles were estimated to sell for $600,000-$750,000 which proved to be accurate, as the selling price was $627,000.

In 2007 the pair returned to Pebble Beach to be sold by the Blackhawk Collection.

• Multiple First Place Awards at Leading Concours Multiple AACA and CCCA

• First Place Awards Best of Show at Hilton Head Concours

• The Only Known Sedan Imperial Restored To The Highest Level

• The subject of a three-year 8,000-hour restoration from 1997-2000 by specialist Curt Austin of Sanford, Florida


This car along with the Dual Cowl Phaeton emerged to win numerous awards, including Best of Show at the Hilton Head Concours d'Elegance, First in Class at Pebble Beach and Amelia Island concours, and First in Class. Both cars have made a clean sweep of Antique Automobile Club of America firsts by winning Junior, Senior, Grand National, Grand National Senior and the AACA President's Award. The two cars have also won Classic Car Club of America Primary, Senior and Premier awards, scoring 100 points in each divisional judging. With a subtle and correct two-tone gray finish complemented by gray leather upholstery these cars possess a presence and beauty of fine few classics can match. The detailing on the restoration is amazing in its thoroughness, right down to the correct etching of the original supplier's name on the windshield glass! Wire wheels, dual sidemounts, correct trunk and chrome accents all add to the aura of these true classics, whose previous owners include retired Chrysler executive Darrell Davis, who had the cars restored to their impeccably high standard, well-known Chrysler Imperial enthusiast Willard Pike and prominent classic car collector Roger Willbanks.


By Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2007


2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$325,000-$425,000 
Sale Price :
$335,000

2009 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Resort and Golf Club

Sale Price :
$139,000

2006 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$600,000-$750,000 
Sale Price :
$627,000

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1931 sales)
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton in the style of LeBaron
Chassis#: CG2577
Sold for $55,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Hershey
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1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton by LeBaron
Chassis#: 7803131
Sold for $335,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Custom Line Coupe
Sold for $132,000
  2018 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Roadster
Chassis#: CG1655
Sold for $82,500
  2018 Mecum : Monterey
 
1931 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL
Chassis#: 7800757
Sold for $32,450
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1931 Chrysler Imperial
Sold for $140,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton in the style of LeBaron
Chassis#: 7980022
Sold for $159,500
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Hershey
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler Custom Imperial
Sold for $91,000
  2016 Carlisle Auctions : Lakeland Winter Auction
 
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Convertible Coupe by LeBaron
Chassis#: CG 3617
Sold for $192,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's Hershey Auction
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1931 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL DUAL COWL SPORT PHAETON
Chassis#: 7803303
Sold for $456,154
  2015 Bonhams : The Frederiksen Auction
 
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Sedan
Chassis#: 7800613
Sold for $99,000
  2015 The Auburn Auction
 
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton in the style of LeBaron
Chassis#: 7801805
Sold for $148,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton by LeBaron
Chassis#: CG 2737
Sold for $412,500
  2015 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton
Chassis#: 7802580
Sold for $363,000
  2012 RM Auctions - Monterey
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Seven-Passenger Limousine
Sold for $93,500
  2012 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Close-Coupled Sedan
Chassis#: 7803256
Sold for $101,750
  2012 RM Auctions - St. Johns, Michigan
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Convertible Victoria
Chassis#: CG 3843
Sold for $522,500
  2012 RM-Automobiles of Arizona
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler Imperial Four Door Town Sedan
Sold for $65,000
  2011 Leake Auction - Dallas, Texas
 
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Roadster
Chassis#: 7802327
Sold for $396,000
  2011 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton
Sold for $407,000
  2011 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  1931 Chrysler CG Imperial image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1931 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL CD DUAL COWL PHAETON 2018 McCormick's # 65$90,000  
1931 Chrysler Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton 2017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az   
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton by LeBaronCG 34172017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction $325,000$375,000
1931 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL CG SPORT ROADSTER60053182016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa $450,000$600,000
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Convertible Coupe78015432015 WorldWide Auctions Houston Classic Auction $400,000$450,000
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Convertible Victoria by WaterhouseCG 38432014 Motor City Auction by RM Auctions$450,000$525,000$725,000
1931 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL CLOSED-COUPLED SEDAN 2011 Auctions America Auburn Fall Auction$67,000$75,000$100,000
1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Roadster78023272011 The Scottsdale Auction Gooding & Company $300,000$350,000
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Roadster78018122009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company $350,000$450,000
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial78007052009 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Houston Classic Auction$85,000$120,000$150,000
1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Dual Cowl Phaeton78017112008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions$310,000$400,000$500,000
1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Rumble Seat Coupe 2006 Michigan International Fall Classic Car Auction$100,000  
1931 Chrysler Imperial Dual Cowl PhaetonCG1DC25772004 Bonhams MOTORCARS BROOKLINE $70,000$90,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Convertible Coupe
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Convertible Coupe
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Club Sedan
Coachbuilder: Briggs Manufacturing
Chassis Num: 7800705
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Convertible Victoria
Coachbuilder: Waterhouse
Chassis Num: 7801063
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 7801711
Engine Num: CG-3458
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 7801805
Engine Num: CG 2002
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Sedan
Coachbuilder: Briggs Manufacturing
Chassis Num: 7802231
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Rumble Seat Coupe
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 7802358
Engine Num: CG3399
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 7802482
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 7802580
Engine Num: CG3417
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 7802662
Engine Num: CG3682
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Sedan
Coachbuilder: Briggs Manufacturing
Chassis Num: 7803256
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 7980022
Engine Num: CG 3727
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: CG 2737
Engine Num: CG2737
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Convertible Coupe
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: CG 3617
Engine Num: CG 3617
Chassis information for the Chrysler CG Imperial1931 Convertible Victoria
Coachbuilder: Waterhouse
Chassis Num: CG 3843


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