1953 BUICK SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE - 49818 Sold* at Palm Beach 2007 - Lot #686 1953 BUICK SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/49818/49818_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #686

1953 BUICK SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE

Auction Palm Beach 2007
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 686
Year 1953
Make BUICK
Model SKYLARK
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN V124767
Exterior Color WHITE
Interior Color BLACK/WHITE
Cylinders V8
Engine Size
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #686 - CAR Purchased IN FEB 1953 BY MILLIONAIRE RECLUSE (GEORGE WITTELL) OF RENO, NEVADA. CAR GIVEN TO HIS NURSE AFTER HIS DEATH. CAR STORED AT HARRAH'S FOR MANY YEARS. PRESENT OWNER PURCHASED CAR IN 2003. ORIGINAL PAINT AND NO RUST. IN 2004 CAR SENT TO HIBERNIA AUTO RESTORATIONS, HIBERNIA, NEW JERSEY FOR $250,000.00 TOTAL FRAME-OFF RESTORATION. ROBERT TURNQUIST OWNER OF HIBERNIA. EARNED JUNIOR FIRST PLACE AT AACA SPRING MEET AT VIRGINIA BEACH SHOW IN SPRING OF 2006. 887 MILES OF WHICH 500 WERE PART OF RESTORATION PROCESS. RESTORATION RECEIPTS, RESTORATION PHOTOS AND HISTORY INCLUDED.
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