Ultra Rare 1951 Chevrolet Style-Line Deluxe Tin-Woody Wagon ORIGINAL(NO RESERVE)

Price: - Item location: Lead Hill, Arkansas, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Style-Line Deluxe
  • Type: Wagon
  • Year: 1951
  • Mileage: 56,245
  • VIN: 21JK76252
  • Color: Cream
  • Engine size: 216 ci
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual 3 Speed
  • Drive type: 2wd
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1951 Chevrolet Style-Line Deluxe

Original 1951 Chevrolet Style-Line Deluxe Tin-Woodie Wagon
Would be great for an auto museum, dealership,lodge etc.
The Styleline DeLuxe was Chevrolet's top-of-the-line series in the early 1950s. This vehicle cost even more than the convertible and was the most expensive chevy made in 1951. Fisher Body was reportedly skeptical about making an all-steel bodied wagon in the 1930s but by 1950, it created its first all-steel wagon, affectionately referred to as the "Tin Woody." In the station wagon's case, Harley Earl and his skilled stylists created a clever automotive illusion, a steel body with faux wood sections. This way, Chevy continued to cater to customers who wanted or demanded that woody look without the maintenance and durability issues that accompanied vehicles with real wood body sides.
Original everything...6 volt--- New tube tires--vacuum wipers--working wind up clock--working vacuum tube radio-- never rebuilt engine-- Super rare 3rd seat -- rebuilt water pump--rebuilt generator-- rebuiltcarburetor--rebuilt fuel pump and sending unit. Newer shocks--new sway bar links--Rebuilt master and brake cylinders- Fully Drive-able
Car was partial restored in 2001. fender skirtsare bonded in. I have some rear metal patch panels for future restorations.It has a hair line crack in the rear slider window and a fish eye in a side window and wiper scratches on windshield.Needs seals between doors and piller. minor paint chips. small oil leak. some cracks in front seat vinyl. Spotlights not wired in. Car is 66 years old.I always try to describe the good and bad of each item I sell but because this is a high price item I suggest that buyer ordesignee do an inspection. Please view all pictures ..$500 non refundable deposit. VEHICLE SOLD AS IS. Title is clear. cash, paypal or fully cleared bank check Please only bid if you know that you wont have buyers remorse, this car has brought me joy and I want it to be a joy for you to own also. It is definitely a trophy winner. Please contact me with any questions.Vehicle Specific History

I asked my dad for a little history on the car. He said he got it in trade for some work he did in Chicago in the 1960's. He really had no use for it so he parked it in a barn and that's why it has low mileage. In 2001 he had some friends do some body work on it. He also had it re chromed. (like looking in a mirror) and had all the stainless steel polished to a mirror like finish including the stainless grille. He thinks Chevy worked with Chris Craft boat company on the interior woodwork, which might make sense it kinda drives like a boat..LOL. The exterior woodgrain was matched with the old decals for exact color and pictures were taken to match the original direction of the grains. It runs very quiet but you have to add lead additive to the gasoline, people at car shows don't even know when I am behind them. Has been featured in many concurs shows. Thanks for bidding