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Americana & International Auction - Session T...

Fri, Apr 22, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 581

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, customized in the style of the late 70's, painted in Brandywine Kandy with gold base paint over black cloth interior, small block V8, four speed manual transmission. Known modifications include Edelbrock intake manifold and Edelbrock dual four barrel carburetors, Hurst shifter, flared rear wheel arches, Cragar wheels wrapped in Mickey Thompson Sportsman tires in the front and Pro-Trac 50 tires in the rear, etched rear quarter and front wing windows. VIN: VC57S236953. Provenance: The Estate of Pete Lengel, Robesonia, Pennsylvania.

Good condition as restored, originally an Onyx Black V8 car, with black/red interior, built in St. Louis, Mo, sporadic minor paint imperfections, some body filler build up and basecoat showing in rain rails, brightwork around headlights with some pitting, underside clean. 5-digit odometer reads 25330. Charging system was updated to a modern alternator and battery was replaced on 4/5/22. Gear selector hits the shifter trim when in 4th gear, causing car to pop out of gear occasionally.

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