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VIN E53F001274












   
Car Year: 1953
Car's approximate birthday: December 4, 1953
 
Owner: eBay Motors
Country: United States
 
Purchase date: Undefined
Status: Current Owner
 
Nickname: E53F001274
State: Restored
 
Exterior: Polo White (100.00%)
Interior: Red (100.00%)
Softtop: Black (100.00%)
Wheels: Red (100.00%)
 
Delivery Dealer Zone: Unknown
Delivery Dealer Code: Unknown
 
Options: RPO Option Percentage
Sold [%]
Sales Price
[$]
  02934 Base Engine 235ci "Blue Flame" 150hp (150hp) 100.00% 3,498.00
  101A Heater 100.00% 91.40
  101B AM Radio 100.00% 145.15
  Total   100.000000000000000%
(300 Cars)
3,734.55
 
Factory job nr.: Unknown
Export Car: Non Export Car
 
Car history:
Posted 03/28/2020

Seen at: https://www.corvetteblogger.com/2010/06/09/corvettes-on-ebay-the-274th-1953-corvette-ever-made/

Posted 06/09/2010
Here is a chance to own a piece of Corvette history, a first year 1953 Corvette
and the #274 Corvette ever built. This first year Corvette was built towards the
end of the 1953 production run so many of the enhancements made during the
year would have made it on this car. Freshly restored by Brett Henderson, the
Corvette has less than 1 mile since restoration and is ready for NCRS judging.

Seeing this first year Corvette on eBay got me reminiscing of 2007 when the
values of 1953 Corvettes skyrocketed. That year we charted six 1953 Corvettes
selling at the major auctions for an average price of $359,000. Fast forward to
the new reality of 2010 where a beautifully restored 1953 roadster has seemed
to languish during a the 10 day auction with just one bid for $100,000.

Of course, I do think the seller holds part of the fault for the lack of excitement
in this auction. Blurry photos and no description or car history can cost you in
the end. And that is a shame because I have followed several of Brett's
restorations on the forum and his reputation for quality work appears evident here.
 
For Sale: No

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