1955 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 101619 Did Not Meet Reserve* at Palm Beach 2011 - Lot #655 1955 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/101619/101619_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #655

1955 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE

Auction Palm Beach 2011
Reserve RESERVE
Status Did Not Meet Reserve
Price
Lot 655
Year 1955
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN VE55S001638
Exterior Color HARVEST GOLD
Interior Color GOLD GREEN
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 265
Transmission 2-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #655 - The Chevrolet Corvette offered here is a very rare 1955, as they only built 700 that year. A fresh restoration to very high standards was done in Harvest Gold paintwork, complemented by a yellow interior, a green canvas convertible top and correct body-color wheels. The Corvette is powered by a 265cid small block V8 mated to a Powerglide 2-speed transmission. Other features include a heater/defroster and a signal-seeking radio. This Corvette has achieved all of the top awards afforded an earlier Corvette. The Duntov Award by NCRS in 2010 with a National Top Flight, a Regional Performance Verification in 2008, a Regional Top Flight in 2008 and a Chapter Top Flight in 2006. Bloomington Gold gave it its highest award in 2008. The AACA gave it a National First in October at Hershey. This is your chance to own a very rare, hard to restore, one of Best of the Best Harvest Gold 1955 Corvettes. Restoration completed by Marquis Auto Restoration in Philadelphia, PA.
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