1953 BUICK SKYLARK SERIES 70 ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE - 22403 Sold* at Palm Beach Classic Car Auction 2003 - Lot #139 1953 BUICK SKYLARK SERIES 70 ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/22403/22403_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #139

1953 BUICK SKYLARK SERIES 70 ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE

Auction Palm Beach Classic Car Auction 2003
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 139
Year 1953
Make BUICK
Model SKYLARK
Style SERIES 70 ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 17049704
Exterior Color WHITE
Interior Color RED & WHITE
Cylinders 0
Engine Size 0
Transmission
Description

Lot #139 - Sold as the family sports car. This car has an overhead valve V8 engine, displacing 322- cubic inches, 188 horse power, with a four barrel carburetor. It has a 12-volt electric system, 121.5 inch wheelbase, power steering, power brakes, power seat, power windows, power antenna, power radio, power steering, power top. It also came with a twin-turbine dynaflow automatic transmission, 40 spoke chrome wire wheels, made by Kelsey Hayes. I was told the interior is original, the car has 40,840 original miles. This car is all original except for the paint, original factory continental kit (rare). If you ordered this car new, it came with your personalized name on the steering wheel. THe person that purchased this car new was Dicksie Bandy. I have been told this was an original Florida car. The original cost - a cool $5,000.00 retail.
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