1956 Continental Mark II. SPECTACULAR! See VIDEO
- Make: Lincoln
- Model: Continental
- SubModel: Mark II
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: Mark II. SPECTACULAR! See VIDEO.
- Year: 1956
- Mileage: 64,990
- VIN: C5691254
- Color: Summit Green
- Engine size: 368 CI V8. 285 HP
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Green
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II. SPECTACULAR! See VIDEO.1956 Continental Mark II. SPECTACULAR! See VIDEO 1956 Continental Mark II. SPECTACULAR! See VIDEO
Click image to enlargeDescription 1956 Continental Mark II
Located in PORTLAND, OREGON.
The Ford Motor company introduced the second-generation Continental (the "Mark II") for 1956 as a halo car for the new Continental Division (separate from "Lincoln.") These prestige vehicles were largely hand-assembled and with a price tag of over $10,000 (equal in price to a Rolls-Royce or two Cadillacs in 1956,) and production of just 3,000 cars, these were true luxury vehicles for a fortunate few.
This particular car (#1254) was sold new by Dick Niles Lincoln in Portland, Oregon in 1956. Over the past 61 years it has been lovingly cared-for by just four owners, all in Oregon, and driven less than 65,000 miles in total. The curent owner has held the car for the past 20 years as part of his collection of classic vehicles. It has always been maintained by a private mechanic who oversees the collection.
The "Summit Green" paint is largely original, with the exception of the hood, which was repainted about 20 years ago and if you were not told, it is unnoticeable and matches the rest of the paint on the car perfectly. The overall condition of the original paint is excellent with a deep shine and only minor signs of age, attesting to the fine care this car has received throughout its lifetime. The body is laser-straight, accident-free and rust-free. The chrome and trim are stunning. Bright, without blemishes or pitting. The chromed door edges are spectacular and mirror-like. Please see photos. The leather interior appears original and is beautiful. The headliner and carpets were replaced about 20 years ago and appear excellent, in keeping with the rest of the interior. Dashboard is lovely and shows no distress or cracking. When recently checked, the radio hums and the vacuum powered antenna must be raised manually. All gauges work, as does the heater and defroster. Perfect glass all around. Power windows work well. All lights operate. The gorgeous finned Continental wheel covers are wrapped by Goodyear radial diamond wide-whitewall tires that appear like-new.
The original 368 cubic inch Continental V8 engine runs perfectly. Smooth and quiet with no smoke or unusual noises. 285 horsepower moves this car down the road. Fast and comfortable. Turbo-Drive 3-speed automatic transmission shifts well. Tredle-Vac brakes stop the car as expected. All receipts for work performed over the past 20 years are included. Overall, this is an amazing automobile that is ready to drive anywhere in style.
If you have been looking for an impeccably-maintained Continental Mark II that shows and runs beautifully, this is the one. A realistic reserve has been placed on this car in keeping with its rarity, condition and quality. Please bid accordingly.
WE WILL HAPPILY SELL TO BIDDERS, WORLDWIDE.
Thanks for looking and GOOD LUCK!
TO SEE VIDEO TOUR, PLEASE GO TO: https://youtu.be/XGwHtfXzOOM
CLICK ON EACH IMAGE, BELOW, TO ENLARGE DETAIL. Payment We gladly sell to buyers WORLDWIDE. Winning bidder please contact us within 24 hours of auction close. A deposit of $2000 is due via PayPal at that time. Vehicle deposits are non-refundable, per PayPal and eBay policy. Balance due in certified U.S. funds via bank wire transfer within 7 days of auction close. We do not accept overseas bank drafts or cashier's checks. Vehicle has a clear title and is being sold by the owner, with our assistance. Please call David at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time with any questions. Thank you. Shipping Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer and not included in the auction price. Vehicle must be picked up within 14 days of payment, unless other arrangements have been made. Note that vehicle will be shipping from the Portland, Oregon area (Northwest coast of the U.S. between Seattle and San Francisco) with easy access to interstate highways (I-5: north-south, and I-84 east). We will gladly assist your carrier with loading. Terms of Sale Please ask all questions before bidding. Your personal inspection is invited before the close of the auction. Only you know if the vehicle is right for you. All descriptions are based upon information provided by the seller and our own personal inspection of the vehicle. Obviously, with any collector vehicle there are internal areas that cannot be inspected, but the description is based upon the seller's representations and our observation of the vehicle. For that reason, the vehicle in this listing is being sold "as-is" with no warranties of any kind expressed or implied. Mileage listed is that showing on the odometer and unless otherwise noted, cannot be verified due to the age of the vehicle. Mileage of vehicles over 10 years old is considered "exempt" by the State of Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles. By participating in this auction, the bidder agrees to these terms. About Us
Charvet Classic Cars assists sellers (all of whom are my personal friends) to find new appreciative homes for their special vehicles. I personally inspect each vehicle. I take the photographs and videos personally. It allows me to represent the vehicle accurately and answer any questions you may have about it. I have been an eBay seller with 100% positive feedback since 1998, and involved with classic cars for many years. I like these cars as much as you do! If you e-mail or call with questions, you will receive my personal attention and knowledge to help you make an informed decision. State of Oregon Dealer #DA4114. Licensed. Bonded. Insured. Thank you - David CharvetContact Us You may e-mail by asking a question through the eBay site, or call David Charvet at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time.
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