1955 CHEVROLET DEL RAY 2 DOOR HARDTOP - 64225Sold* at Palm Beach 2008 - Lot #355.1 1955 CHEVROLET DEL RAY 2 DOOR HARDTOPhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/64225/64225_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #355.1 - This is a 1955 Chevrolet Del Ray. It is in its original pristine condition and its odometer reads 25,680 original miles. The cars unique features include a V8 265cid engine with 2-speed Powerglide transmission. It has dealer installed air conditioning which is rare for this car. It has black and white immaculate Del Ray interior with solid black exterior. The car was originally purchased from Reliable Chevrolet in Meridian, Mississippi, by its original owner and was then stored for 18 years in his basement before he decided to sell. The current owner purchased this car in 1980 over the phone "sight unseen". When he received the car, it was beautiful and amazing. He lovingly purchased this car for his son and daughter and encouraged them to store it in the family garage, as to keep its integrity intact. The children agreed and the car was stored immediately. This car has been an important part of their family and will definitely be an important part of the new owner's family. This car has escaped the trend of customization and can be considered a true survivor. When you look at this car, you can't help but smile. It takes you back to everything that was good about the 50's. This car is a true original part of our nation's history.
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