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||1941: Crosley opens three Charleston WV dealerships.|
||Wednesday October 23, 2013|
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||Charleston, West Virginia.|
||(Charleston Gazette, October 23, 1941)|
Crosley Car Opens 3 Dealerships in County
The Crosley car, newcomer to the small car field and a development of Powel Crosley, Jr., known as president of the Cincinnati Reds, recently has opened three new dealerships in the Charleston area, it has been announced by A. B. Rawn, Jr., of the Economy Motors at Huntington, distributors for West Virginia.
The new dealers who will sell and service the Crosley car are: Charleston Harley-Davidson Company, 12 Virginia Street, East; Foe's Garage at 212 A street, South Charleston; and Art's Garage, Art Krantz, Proprietor, St. Albans.
The 1942 model cars now on display incorporate a total of more than 250 major improvements, Rawn said.