A short photographic blog that documents the known intact Checker survivors produced from 1947 thru 1958. The ICTA is aware of an additional half dozen Checker survivors in Finland but from this blog perspective, we’ll cover know “intact” units that are restored, operational or undergoing a restoration.
An interesting list, at least on model exists for all A2-A9 models with the exception or no none A7 pleasure cars. A brief narrative will augment each photo, A total of 13 vehicles are documented, owned by 7 people or organizations.
This blog is just limited to A2-A9 Checker automobiles, there are other known Checker vehicles, buses and military equipment not covered in this blog.
1948 Checker Model A2 Restored by Finland Checker Ry (Finland Checker Association) former Chicago and Helsinki Taxicab
1948 Checker Model A2 owned by Hannu Kyttänen former Checker of Chicago and Helsinki taxicab
1948 Checker Model A2 owned by Hannu Kyttänen former Checker of Chicago and Helsinki taxicab currently under restoration
1949 Checker Model A3 Former Oklahoma City Yellow Taxicab owned by Joe Fay
1950 Checker Model A4 former NYC taxicab and MGM Pictures prop owned by Joe Fay
1952 Checker Model A2 former NYC taxicab own by Joe Fay restoration should start in 2022
1952 Checker Model A5 South American Hearse conversion. Original Condition
Checker Model A6 former New Jersey Taxicab owned by Hannu Kyttänen restoration potential
1958 Checker Model A8 Standard restored by Doug Klauck
1956 Checker Model A8 Standard owned by Bruce and Majorie Uhrich
1957 Checker Model A8 Special owned by Joe Fay
1957 Checker Model A8 Standard owned by David Sunstein
1958 Checker Model A9 owned by David Sunstein. Serial number 6!