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A Family Tradition for Over 40 Years. br>Selling Classic and Fine Motorcars Throughout the World.
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1954 EDWARDS AMERICA COUPE
THE SECOND OF ONLY FIVE EDWARDS AMERICAS EVER PRODUCED!
A LONG-TIME FEATURE AT THE PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM – AMERICA'S PREEMINENT AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM!
RECENT FRAME-ON RESTORATION!
FINISHED IN GORGEOUS DARK GREEN WITH TAN LEATHER INTERIOR!
317-CUBIC-INCH LINCOLN V-8/205-HORSEPOWER!
BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN DRIVEN ONLY 497-MILES SINCE NEW!
BEAUTIFUL HAND-STITCHED LEATHER INTERIOR!
GORGEOUS KELSEY-HAYES WIRE WHEELS!
A STUNNING COMPLIMENT OF STEWART-WARNER GAUGES!
HAND FINISHED WOOD DASH!
A PIONEERING AMERICAN SPORTS CAR OF UNRIVALED RARITY AND PROVENANCE!
Daniel Schmitt & Co. is located in beautiful and historic St. Louis. Missouri.
Our dealership spans 4 acres. boasts 3 luxurious showrooms and a state-of-the-art
service department. and is only minutes from St. Louis International Airport.
We are proud to offer some of the finest classic and luxury cars on the market today.
Year 1954 VIN EAS102 Make EDWARDS Mileage 497 Model AMERICA COUPE Stock# 405812 Color(s) Dark Green Showroom List Price
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1954 EDWARDS AMERICA COUPE
The Edwards America was born out of a desire to take on Europe's best using all American components and ingenuity. Created by Sterling Edwards. heir to a steel cable business and a successful west coast race car driver; Edwards was consumed with the idea of building an all-conquering American GT. Edwards constructed his own race cars. and success with that experience encouraged him to take the process even further.
With engineering and fabrication headed by Phil Remington who would later gain fame as one of the creators of the Ford GT-40. construction of the American commenced in South San Francisco. The America was crafted with European styling influenced by classics such as the Italian Cistitalia. combined with bullet-proof American components. This winning combination resulted in delicate lines contrasted with a massive hood concealing an American V-8. Sterling knew a great engine when he saw one and for this car he chose Lincoln's hot 317-cubic-inch V-8 engine; the same engine that powered Lincolns to the top four spots in the Stock Car category of the Pan American Road Race in both 1952 and 1953. and took first and second place in 1954. The 205-horsepower engine was backed by an automatic transmission and the entire combination was mounted on a strengthened Mercury frame.
In an attempt to keep costs reasonable. the body was hand-laid fiberglass with trim components from various U. S. manufacturers: taillights were 1952 Mercury. and headlight rings came from the 1953 Studebaker. A man of refined taste. of course Edwards saw to it that his cars were fitted with a finely-trimmed leather interior. as well as Kelsey-Hayes wire wheels. and uncompromising workmanship throughout. Intricate details such as the fold-down rear package tray illustrate just how much consideration was taken in the design and build of this incredible car.
In spite of cost savings efforts by using readily available parts. the America was extraordinarily expensive to build. The price of each car eventually rose to over $8. 00 and even then. Edwards was losing money on each one. The huge expense of each car combined with the terrible timing of trying to compete with cars such as Chevrolet's new Corvette left Edwards with little choice but to abandon his dream. Production ceased in late 1954 after only five cars. including the prototype. had been built.
Believed to be the second example constructed. this former feature of the Petersen Automotive Museum has had just five owners over its 59 years. Built to go up against cars such as the Ferrari 340 America and Aston Martin DB2. the Edwards America caught the automotive world off-guard. Far more rare and arguably more desirable than any Ferrari or Aston Martin. we feel there is tremendous investment potential compared with the astronomical values of Edward's early rivals. With only five ever produced. few cars can match the exclusivity and sheer importance this car played in the development history of true American sports cars. This car belongs once again in one of the world's finest collections. a collection that can pay proper tribute to a car of this caliber. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information on this beautiful and historically significant automobile. ¬¬ They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around. supply you with a more detailed description. and answer any questions you may have. Bid with confidence – for over 40 years Daniel Schmitt & Co. has built an unrivaled reputation by uniting the world's finest motorcars with those who treasure them.
Robert Einar "Pete" Petersen was an American publisher and founder of the Petersen Automotive Museum in 1994. Petersen was born in East Los Angeles. California and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II. Starting with Hot Rod Magazine in 1948. he built his publishing empire on automotive-themed publications. including Car Craft. Sports Car Graphic and Motor Trend.
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Showroom List Price ~ $159. 00. 00
-DISCOUNT ~ $10. 00. 00
BUY IT NOW eBay SPECIAL ~ $149. 00. 00
Choose One of Our Low-Rate Financing Options. Including
Monthly Payments as Low as $1. 61. 00
7. 75% Interest* for 84 Months with $30. 00. 00 Down
Why Buy from Daniel Schmitt & Co. ?
As a family tradition for over 40 years. we serve some of the most sophisticated and particular clients in the classic car industry. We are located in historic St. Louis. Missouri. Our dealership spans 4 acres. boasts 3 luxurious showrooms and a state-of-the-art service department. and is only minutes from St. Louis International Airport. We are committed to assuring your purchase is handled with the utmost integrity. so feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.
We look forward to working with you!
314-291-7000 info@schmitt. com
This car qualifies for a
5 year / 100. 00 additional Miles Powertrain Warranty!
Towing & Rental Coverage. $0 Deductible
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Finance rates as low as 5. 9%.
We work closely with many banking institutions that understand and address the specific needs of our clients. Our finance department will work for you to determine the appropriate finance or leasing plan that will best serve your individual or corporate requirements.
Terms available up to 144 Months.
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* Rates vary depending on year of car. length of term and credit score.
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Terms of Sale
Acceptable Forms of Payment:
Certified check. cashiers check. or bank/wire transfer. U. S. Funds Only.
In regards to trade-ins. trade cars must be delivered to our facility prior to taking delivery of your purchase.
Please be ready to place a deposit within 48 hours of auction's close. All transactions must be completed within 7 days of the end of auction. If the car is not as represented upon your personal inspection here in St. Louis. your deposit will be promptly refunded.
Tax. Title and License:
Missouri residents are responsible for applicable sales tax in your county as well as title and licensing fees. If you live outside of Missouri. you are responsible for applicable tax. title and licensing fees in your area.
NOTE: If the deposit is not received within forty-eight hours. (2) business days or if the sale is not complete within 7 days of the close of the auction. we reserve the right to sell to the next highest bidder or to another qualified buyer.
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Vehicle may be sold by dealership before end of auction.
Daniel Schmitt & Company has described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all pre-owned automobiles. the condition is subjective. so we recommend that the potential buyer fly out to inspect as well as test drive any of the vehicles before finalizing purchase. If your personal inspection is not possible. we will be glad to help facilitate an inspection by your chosen local independent service center and will make arrangements to deliver the vehicle to them for this purpose. All vehicles are sold in "AS IS" condition. However. extended warranty options are available on most vehicles. Please be advised that no oral statements concerning any vehicle constitute a representation or warranty of the condition of said vehicle. Our goal is to provide you with the best service and the most comfortable buying experience on eBay. We do not accept escrow. and all inspections must be done prior to delivery. The only fee associated with the sale is an $285. 00 processing fee which covers processing of paperwork. pre vehicle delivery costs. cleanup. FedEx. etc and a 30-day temporary registration so the vehicle can be driven prior to transfer of title in your area. (ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please be aware that you will be responsible for the Federal Reserve fee(s) charged for all incoming wires).
In regards to winning bidders and Buy Now option customers: All winning bidders and buy-it-now option bidders must fly out and personally inspect the vehicle. If the vehicle is not as represented upon personal inspection. We will not only promptly refund your deposit. but will reimburse airfare based on your coach ticket value as well. This is another way for us to assure your satisfaction in conducting business with our company. Feedback must be left at the time of delivery following final inspection.
Pertaining to non eBay winners. anyone with a deposit but the sale is pending financing. 3rd party inspection or any other contingency. the said vehicle will not be held and is subject to be sold at any time. until all contingencies are removed and a manager or owner accepts and signs the purchase order.
The advertised mileage represents the actual miles when the car was placed on eBay. These vehicles are test driven and actual mileage may differ at time of sale.
All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. We do not manufacture our product. Each vehicle brand has its strengths. styles. tendencies. and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturers workmanship or a previous owners diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold "AS IS" and there are no mechanical guarantees expressed or implied.
Daniel Schmitt & Co. reserves the right to end the auction at any time.
About Daniel Schmitt & Company
A Family Tradition for Over 40 Years. br>selling classic and fine motorcars throughout the world
Specializing in highline quality
pre-owned motorcars Our goal is to provide you with exemplary customer service and to insure that your purchase is completed as efficiently and in as timely a manner as possible. Our showroom is located in beautiful and historic St. Louis. Missouri. You will find a wide selection of vehicles on hand. Let us introduce you to a vehicle that fits your style and your budget. Call or e-mail our showroom soon to arrange for a test drive. We also will arrange. at your discretion. a pre purchase inspection of any car you choose. And of course. nationwide shipping is available. Daniel Schmitt & Co.
3455 North Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis. MO 63074
info@schmitt. com Showroom Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM-6:00 PM Saturday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Sunday Closed
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