Business: Body Salon

For 25 years, the Automobile Salon has preceded the more plebeian Automobile Show. In Manhattan last week was held the 26th Salon, fresh from Chicago. When the week in Manhattan was over, 225 cars had been sold, $1,950,000 taken in. a new record. Throngs gathered to be bedazzled by luxurious displays, to inspect innovations. Most of the exhibitors were not motor-makers, but famed builders of customs bodies. Packard displayed one of its own bodies, but Derham. Dietrich, Le Baron, Rollstdn and Waterhouse also displayed bodies on Packard chassis.

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