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Auction Palm Beach 2011
Lot 665.4
Reserve Type RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Year 1957
Make DE SOTO
Model ADVENTURER
Style CONVERTIBLE
VIN 50424347
Exterior Color BLACK
Interior Color TAN
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 345
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description Beautiful 1957 Desoto Adventurer convertible. This comes from a museum of finned Mopar cars. Excellent restoration with recent freshening throughout. Fully restored car, excellent paint throughout. No rust or rust repair anywhere. The prep work for the paint is superb and the result is excellent black paint throughout with only slight buffing marks. The chrome and trim is also excellent. There is no pitting and no dents in any of the trim or chrome. Kelsey Hayes wheels, brand new tan top that has never been down. This car could be shown at very high levels with confidence. Excellent restored interior with barely a hint of aging. The carpet is 100% correct and excellent. The instruments are also restored to excellent condition. The engine bay is excellent as well with recent high quality detailing throughout. It has all the correct components and has recently also undergone mechanical tune-up etc. so the car runs like a clock. It has the correct air cleaners and correct carburetors. It starts instantly and runs exceptionally well. The trunk is also beautiful. Underside is show detailed having just been done. It is detailed to a high level and looks great. Bushings have been replaced and some other rubber parts as the rubber had stiffened and separated from sitting. The car has been largely on display since restoration and only shows some 620 miles since completion.
*Includes Buyer Commission
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