1953 Buick Skylark
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1953 Was the 50th anniversary for Buick and a milestone for their new V8. You are bidding on a Rare 1953 Buick Skylark Convertible. This car was driven into Mr. Regehr' s Texaco gas station for service almost daily. Mr. Holstein of Holstein Chevrolet & Buick drove the car new for almost a year before selling to Mrs. Herman Bunting. Bob tried to buy the car for many years. Mrs. Bunting would come to the station and Bob would ask to buyer the car. She always said no. Eventually Mrs. Bunting sold the car to someone else. Bob Regehr found out the car had been sold and tracked it down through Hemmings Motor News. he bought the car from that owner who had bought it from Mrs. Bunting. He owned the car ever since. He finally got this rare car that he had been chasing. The car appears in original condition. There are owner's manual in the glovebox- we will hold in trailer for buyer. This rare car is only 1 of 1690 that were made that year. Very few of these models have survived. The VIN for this car is I17130177. Title. The car is maroon-Mandarin Red, Code #78, in color with white convertible top. The stainless is in good condition. The car has added curb feelers. It has the spare tire in the trunk. The car has Skylark emblems and correct wire spoked rims on the car. The interior is blue and white leather bench seat and appears to be the original interior. There are some tears and wear on the seat. The car has power windows, power antennae, Am radio, and clock. The car is powered by a V8 and Dynaflow transmission. The car has amazing low miles with 38,717 miles. WE have not tried to get the car running, but ran when Bob parked in the building. This is an amazing survivor and rare opportunity to buy a great car. This is part of the amazing Regehr Collection in Hutchinson, KS on Oct. 24th, 2020. All vehicles and items are selling AS IS and all SALES ARE FINAL, AND no reserve. The vehicles ran and drove when parked and have been in storage. Bidders assume they may or will need more attention to be road worthy. Over 40 years of collecting and loving classic cars. Bob loved his cars and especially the early Fords. This is part of settling an estate and serious bidder/buyers please. Payment is immediate and money wire on 1st business day or cashier's check or business or personal check with proof of funds. Buyer is responsible for all shipping and removal within 7 days. Online buyers may come and pay in person and pick up vehicles for 3 days onsite at the Kansas Fairgrounds from 9 to 5. Vehicles remaining will be hauled to secure towing facility and there will be a $50.00 tow fee and storage/day to be paid by the buyer. So please make your plans to pick up your purchase to avoid towing. Bidders please review all pictures and verify information provided and call for more info if needed. You are responsible for all winning bids and accept all purchases AS IS with all faults seen or unseen. Preview is available Friday 23rd of October at the fairgrounds. Call auctioneer for all further questions. Thank you for bidding on this amazing collection. For more auctions and info www.vanderbrinkauctions.com or 605-201-7005.