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1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

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1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by woodyboater » Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:50 pm

My wife and I are restoring a boat we purchased last fall. It is a 1938 17" "Utility Deluxe". We are in the process of working with a graphic shop for the decals. I am trying to nail down the proper logo ours would have. I have seen two different designs. One with utility underlined and one without. Both prewar. The underlined one also had hyphens at each end of utility. If some someone could help us and get us on course( so to speak), that would be great. A picture or two would be even better of our graphic shop. Our hull # is 17176. As of last fall the Mariners Museum was still under construction. I have not reached out to them recently.

Thanks Glenn and Donah.

Email address is gmoriflys@yahoo.com

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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by Brian Robinson » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:05 pm

Scale so Chris-Craft script is 21" long overall.
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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by woodyboater » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:13 pm

Wow. That was fast. Thanks Brian. That was one of the ones I have. Are you sure that would be the correct one to go with for my boat?

Thanks,Glenn

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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by Brian Robinson » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:54 pm

Yes, originally was aluminum leaf though, not a decal. A stencil can be made from these if you choose the original method.
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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by JimF » Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:39 am

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Here is my 1942 Deluxe Utility
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1930 Chris-Craft Model 100 20' "MOXIE"
1935 Chris-Craft Deluxe Utility 18' "ALICE K II"
1938 Old Town canoe
1940 Chris-Craft Red and White 25' "Old Paint"
1942 Chris-Craft Deluxe Utility 18' "Blue Moon II"
1946 Chris-Craft Sportsman 25' "CinCity"

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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by woodyboater » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:06 pm

Thanks Jim and Brian,
I met with our graphics person today and we finalized our decals( I hope). Thanks for your help.

Glenn

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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by JacobErdey » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:22 pm

Hey guys, I am restoring a 1950 Sportsman 18. Would any of you happen to know the proper length, height and font for the Chris Craft emblem on the side of my boat? Thanks in advance
Current Project: 1950 Chris Craft Sportsman 18'

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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by JimF » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:10 pm

"Decals" which are now peel and stick are available from Classic Boating magazine and the Classic Boat Connection.
1930 Chris-Craft Model 100 20' "MOXIE"
1935 Chris-Craft Deluxe Utility 18' "ALICE K II"
1938 Old Town canoe
1940 Chris-Craft Red and White 25' "Old Paint"
1942 Chris-Craft Deluxe Utility 18' "Blue Moon II"
1946 Chris-Craft Sportsman 25' "CinCity"

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Re: 1938 "Chris Craft Utility" decal

Post by JacobErdey » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:57 pm

Okay great. Thanks!
Current Project: 1950 Chris Craft Sportsman 18'

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