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Barrett-Jackson Lot #655 - 1955 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE

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Lot Number:  655 Auction:  PALM BEACH 2011 Status:  RESERVE NOT MET Sale Type:  RESERVE Price:  $0.00 Year:  1955 Make:  CHEVROLET Model:  CORVETTE Style:  CONVERTIBLE VIN:  VE55S001638 Exterior Color:  HARVEST GOLD Interior Color:  GOLD GREEN Cylinders:  8 Engine Size:  265 Transmission:  2-SPEED AUTOMATIC

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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.
*Price Includes Buyers Commission