October 11th 2015 Premier Automobile Sale
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/10/2015
This beautiful Washington Blue 1918 Cadillac 7 Passenger Touring had a complete ground up restoration in 1980. Found in the woods of Virginia by a gentleman from Royersford, PA, the new owner collected the required original parts over a 10 year period. Famed brass era restorer Richard Reinhold, of Reinhold’s Restoration, purchased the car from the owner and returned it to his shop with body, chassis and boxes and baskets of parts.After over 3000 hours of restoration by Mr. Reinhold and his staff, the Cadillac was entered in the Fall Hershey meet of 1982, winning its first junior AACA award. The Touring later went on to capture its first national senior award as well as several preservation trophies in the years to come. Special features of the car are the “fat man” tilt steering wheel, two-rear fold out jump seats, black leather pleated interior and touring top side curtains. The Cadillac has all new cadmium and nickel plated features including cadmium plated wheel rims and lock rings, new radiator core, new tires, correct linoleum on front floor and running boards, an inboard air compressor with hose and clutch fan.The mechanical restoration includes new pistons, rebuilt motor, new drive gears to water pump, rebuilt water pump, rebuilt rear end and transmission. This beautiful 7 Passenger Touring has been lovingly cared for by Mr. Reinhold and his family over many years, being stored in temperature controlled environment and regularly maintained and driver.A rare opportunity to own a personal car from one of the premier restorers of vintage classic cars. - Multiple AACA award winner- Historic provenance- Show ready- First time offered to market
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $12,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $55,000.00
Estimate: $50,000 - $65,000
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Saturday, October 10, 2015.
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