1956 Cadillac DeVille ORIG CALIFORNIA CAR - STUNNING RESTORATION!
Sale price: $49,500.00 make an offer
Last update: 02.03.2017
Sale type: Fixed price listing
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|Trim:||SERIES 62 COUPE DE VILLE WITH CONTINENTAL KIT!|
|Interior Color:||Leather & Nylon Blue|
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1956 Cadillac DeVille ORIG CALIFORNIA CAR - STUNNING RESTORATION! for sale
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This is a truly superb example of a 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe de Ville from a very fastidious and exacting long time owner's (25 years) collection. having been purchased from another long time owner (17 years) - both these gentleman were long time Cadillac La Salle Club members & well known Cadillac enthusiasts and this one of their most gorgeous & correctly restored examples - boasting a rare original Huddleston Continental kit and loaded with factory options for 1956! The car reportedly has 78K original miles. a rebuilt engine & transmission. Options include; Power windows. Power seat. fog lamps. rear center armrest. rocker panel moldings. rear fender skirts and the car has re-plated chrome. all the stainless is highly polished. the trunk has been relined correctly with original material. the original factory radio rebuilt. it has Coupe de Ville headliner bows. The car also boasts all original carpet in remarkably great condition throughout testifying to its careful and meticulously kept ownership history through the years with original NOS blue floor mats. The car was repainted in a striking 'Alpine White over Cobalt Blue' two-tone color combination on an already extraordinarily straight body with the paint still being virtually flawless. It has never been involved in any accidents. it has absolutely no rust. Meticulously maintained. hard. probably impossible to find a finer or more correct example anywhere!
The 1956 Cadillac Coupe De Ville was priced only some $200 less than the Series 62 convertible of the same year and was one of the highest priced cars of its day - and with good reason - fifties excess had virtually reached its peak with Cadillac boasting bigger cars with more chrome and larger fins than ever before! These cars bristled with the latest in modern appointments and had few rivals in the luxury market with a recession making owning one only for the very privileged elite.
This particular example has obviously always been garaged and well maintained. The floor boards. trunk and all the typical rust-prone areas are completely solid and rust-free and the car has no signs of any accidents anywhere - obviously an always cherished southern California 'Garage Queen' since new boasting its original and very rare and collectible original 1950's yellow & black California license plates! The car has probably one of the most striking of two-tone color combinations we have ever seen and a beautiful two tone 'Alpine White over Blue' matching Nylon & leather interior which is in exceptional and in correct original specification condition throughout. All the chrome is also in absolutely exceptional condition.
The 365/285HP V8 engine is extremely strong and powerful and sounds absolutely magnificent and this particular car drives absolutely magnificently - must be driven to be believed - does not miss a beat and purrs like a kitten - a truly remarkable daily driver that will give any modern day car a run for it's money! The transmission shifts smoothly through the gears and the car has four good tires and its original factory hubcaps and a superb and very rare dealer supplied (not after market) original 'Huddleston' Continental kit carrying the spare wheel!
This is a rare opportunity to own a simply stunning example of a 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe De Ville for the serious Cadillac enthusiast or collector. Few more correct or finer looking examples can possibly be available anywhere else!
For further information contact West Coast Classics through EBay or on 310-399-3990 during regular California business hours.
WEST COAST CLASSICS. LLC Please note: TERMS OF SALE: YOU BID TO OWN: This vehicle is being sold by West Coast Classics. LLC; we are licensed and bonded vehicle dealers in the state of California. Please note that all vehicles sold to be registered in the state of California will be charged California sales tax on the final EBay sales price and any required government licensing. smog. documentation and registration fees. If leaving the state or country. the vehicle must be picked up by a professional licensed auto transportation company that can provide a bill of lading. otherwise California sales tax will be charged. (All licensed auto transport companies provide these). Any out of the state and international buyers will upon completion of the sale be sent by FEDEX the title and bill of sale for the vehicle and will be personally responsible for any sales tax and licensing and registration fees in their home state or province. All bids are legal and binding contracts to purchase the vehicle and by bidding you are hereby entering into a legal and binding contract to purchase the vehicle and agreeing to accept and abide by these terms of sale: Mechanical inspections welcomed; if you wish to inspect the vehicle you must do so before bidding; upon request seller will be happy to deliver the vehicle to a local Santa Monica mechanic of your choice for your prepaid inspection before the reserve price is met. Once the reserve price is met this vehicle is to be considered sold in ‘as is. where is' condition to the highest bidder with no guaranties or warranties implied or given. Please have all funds available before bidding as a $1. 00 non-refundable deposit is required from the winning bidder within 48 hours (2 business days) of auction end; an immediate $500 non-refundable deposit is required through Ebay's Paypal service to end the auction early if the "Buy it now" option is exercised and the balance in full is due within ten days of auction end in any case. In the case these terms of sale are not met seller reserves the right to either re-list the vehicle or offer the vehicle to the next highest bidder. Seller reserves the right to end the auction at any time before the reserve price is met. Payment by bank wire transfer. cash in person or cashiers check only. All inspections must be done prior to bidding. The non-refundable deposit in the amount of $1. 00 is due within 48 hours of the auction end via bank wire transfer or cashier's check via overnight mail. The full payment must be completed within 10 days regardless of a pick up date. In the event the deposit is not posted within the required period of time. the vehicle will be offered for sale to the next subsequent high bidder or relisted for sale. This is to be considered an absolute sale and the buyer is required to comply with all of my conditions in these terms of sale. By placing a bid and winning the auction you hereby agree to abide completely with these terms of sale and the terms of sale are to be considered a legal and binding purchase agreement. Once again. please note that there are no inspections to be made after the auction ends - please be sure to complete any inspection before bidding. The Seller reserves the right to cancel any bid at any time and to end the auction early for any reason. The seller makes every effort to describe in detail any known flaws in the vehicle and includes many detailed and recent photos of the vehicle. The mileage on the vehicle is correct at the time of listing but obviously subject to minor changes necessary to complete delivery of the vehicle to the buyer and test drives etc. Please note that all used vehicles. especially classic and older vehicles. are by definition unique and complex and their condition. for better or worse. must always be considered a subjective opinion to each individual. Therefore the seller shall not be responsible for the absolute correct description. authenticity. genuineness. or defects herein. and makes no guaranties or warranty in connection therewith. Vehicles are sold with one master key unless otherwise stated. Vehicles are sold with handbooks and manuals only if stated in the advertisement. Buyer hereby acknowledges that any definition or terms relating to a "matching numbers" description of any car has been met and the buyer has inspected the car and is satisfied with the description prior to bidding or purchase. No allowance will be made on account of any incorrectness. imperfection. defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle. and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value of the vehicle before bidding and to bid based upon that judgment solely. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs whatsoever regardless of any oral or written statements about the vehicle. A documentation fee of $65. which is capped and regulated in California as opposed to some other states. is charged on each sale. which once established legally has to be charged equally on each sale. to cover any necessary costs related to FEDEX mailings and other professional documentation paperwork fees for processing documents to establish title and registration in order to complete the transfer of documents to the new registered owner. Good luck and thanks for your interest!
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