Price: US $27,500.00 Item location: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Cadillac
  • Model: Fleetwood
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: Aqua Devereaux Cloth with Aqua Medium Leather
  • Year: 1969
  • Mileage: 10,400
  • VIN: P9261616
  • Color: Persian Aqua Poly
  • Engine size: 472/375HP V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: 2WD
  • Interior color: Blue
  • Options: Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!


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West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely exceptional original California 'Black License Plate' and renown long time collector owned all original 1969 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham Sedan in its beautiful original 'Persian Aqua Poly' color (code 28) paint with its original White (Code J) vinyl roof and with its still beautiful and all original and gorgeous condition 'Aqua Devereaux Cloth with embroidered inserts and Medium Aqua Leather' (Trim code 29S) interior with its original spare wheel and jack still unused and in their place and it's original 472/375HP 4 bbl V8 engine with only 10K original miles and factory options including;
Automatic Climate Control ($515)
Power Door Locks ($68)
Six-Way Power Dual Comfort Seat Adjustment ($89)
AM/FM Radio ($188)
Twin Rubber Mats Front & Rear ($17)
Tilt & Telescope Steering Wheel ($95)
Twilight Sentinel ($31)
Remote Control Trunk Lock ($52)
Cruise Control ($94)
Padded Vinyl Roof
Five White Wall Tires
Padded Instrument Panel
Automatic Level Control
Front & Rear Center Armrests
Rear Fender Skirts
Left Side Remote Outside Mirror
Power Windows
Power Steering
Power Front Disc Brakes
Turbo-Hydramatic Transmission
Front Cornering Lamps
There's no better example of GM's styling and engineering prowess in a four door luxury sedan model than the 1969 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham with its padded vinyl roof, legant interiors of cloth and Sierra-grain leather, are wood accents, nd its long 133" wheelbase which give the top-of-the-line Brougham the unique distinction all of its own, long with carpeted footrests as standard. Drive one like this particular example and you will see how its hard to believe that this car was built over 45 years ago! These cars bristled with the latest in modern appointments and had few rivals in the luxury market and were purchased only by the very privileged elite. The all new 472/375HP V8 engine with 525 foot pounds of torque was introduced in 1968, t was the biggest and smoothest engine built by Cadillac to date and it proved unsurpassed in the industry as the largest engine ever put in a production passenger motor car and provided both sparkling acceleration, et also quiet and effortless highway cruising, lmost like having two engines! The car was also redesigned to match its modern engine with a new grille with finely spaced horizontal grille bars and distinct parking and headlamp lights.
This particular example was originally ordered at 'Thomas Cadillac' of Los Angeles, A, nd sold on 5/14/1969 to its original California owner, he then 72 years old Mrs Edith Homan of Glendale, A, long time wealthy Glendale resident who generously bequeathed to the 'Glendale Memorial Hospital' the largest unsolicited donation the 58 year old institution had ever received. LaRue C. Thomas was the legendary Cadillac collector and owner and founder of the renown 'Thomas Cadillac' of Los Angeles, A which he started in 1965 and where he amassed a legendary collection of over 70 cars, ainly Cadillacs, hich he stored in his eight story DTLA building at 7th & Bixel where he eventually built one of the nations largest Cadillac dealerships. Upon the passing of Mrs Homan in 1982 we understand the Cadillac was acquired back from the Homan estate for Mr Thomas's personal private collection. The Thomas family finally closed the business in 1989 and the car was now one of LaRue's documented and legendary private collection of Cadillacs - the best of the best. For over a quarter of a century the building's sixth floor had housed this renown collection which was known to be one of the finest and most private of collections of automobiles in the world. The collection was mainly comprised of vintage Cadillacs from 1903-1979, he general theme being the evolution of the Cadillac from the sputtering Model A with a one cylinder engine mounted beneath the floor to the brazen 8.2L barge that was the 1976 Eldorado Convertible, he last of the big convertibles. This particular car was listed as #57 of over 74 cars. Following the sale of the building and surrounding acres by the Thomas family, he collection of cars was eventually sold with the help of the renown Brian Nelson Jones of Indiana who compiled the list of the collection and helped organize the sale, ith this particular car being sold in 1996 with 6,043 original miles by 'Thomas Cadillac' to its most recent southern California owner who has obviously always garaged the car since that time and maintained it with service records available. Since 2003 the car was rarely driven and it now has only 10,363 original miles.
The car oozes pride of ownership with the the floor boards, runk and all the typical rust-prone areas completely original, olid and rust-free and the car has absolutely no signs of ever being exposed to the elements with seemingly all original paint - obviously an always cherished 'Garage Queen' since new. The car its four original rubber floor mats still protecting the carpets and will be sold with a briefcase containing files of all of its original sale invoices, wners manuals, ealer brochures and window sticker.
The 472/375HP 4 barrel 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 - drives straight as an arrow with no strange road wobbles, shakes or rattles - a truly remarkable daily driver that still drives as it must have the day it left the showroom floor in DTLA in 1969! The transmission shifts smoothly through the gears and the car is an absolute pleasure to drive! The car has always obviously always been well maintained and all the options work as they should including all the power options, he power windows, power seats and the factory air conditioning! The car boasts its original spare wheel and jack in the truck!
This is an extraordinarily rare opportunity to own a great daily driving example of a completely original California 'Black License Plate' 1969 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham showing pride of ownership throughout in great driving and looking condition with almost every possible factory available option installed and with only 10K original miles!
For further information contact West Coast Classics through EBay or on 310-399-3990 during regular California business hours.
WEST COAST CLASSICS, LC Please note: TERMS OF SALE: YOU BID TO OWN: This vehicle is being sold by West Coast Classics, LC; 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 DMV licensing, mog, ocumentation and registration fees. If leaving the state or country, he vehicle must be picked up by a professional licensed auto transportation company that can provide a bill of lading, therwise 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, here is’ condition to the highest bidder with no guaranties or warranties implied or given. Please have all funds available before bidding as a $1,000 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, ash in person or cashiers check only. All inspections must be done prior to bidding. The non-refundable deposit in the amount of $1,000 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, he 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, lease 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, specially classic and older vehicles, re 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, uthenticity, enuineness, r defects herein, nd 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. No allowance will be made on account of any incorrectness, mperfection, efect 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. Good luck and thanks for your interest!