1953 Buick Estate Super Estate Automatic Station Wagon

Buick Estate Super Estate Latham, NY

625 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY

Price: $84,800
1953 Buick Estate Super Estate
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1953 Buick Estate Vehicle Details:

Stock #:961905 Vin #:00000000016961905
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Vehicle Comments:

This 1953 Buick Super Estate Woody Wagon is that rare kind of car that evokes wonder in all who behold it. A Harley Earl design introduced on the occasion of Buick's fiftieth anniversary, the Super Estate featured the first Buick V-8 engine and the first 12-volt electrical system. It was also the very last of the American ''woody'' station wagons. Serial number 16961907, this show-winning 1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon is an award winner on the national stage, taking AACA National Junior honors in 2004, the Senior Award at the 2005 AACA National Fall Meet in Hershey, Pennsylvania and a nomination that same year for outstanding vehicle in the show year. It has been kept in a private collection and exercised sparingly. The car is still capable of winning shows; even the undercarriage is detailed and in better than factory condition. The 1953 Buick Estate Wagon was the last wood-bodied car manufactured in the U.S.A. One of 1,830 Series 59 editions built, this car is fitted with body number 1266, one of many wood bodies manufactured by Ionia for Buick Motor Division. Utilizing Ash for the main body sections, Mahogany panels and Dynoc door inserts, it is painted in code 53-78 Victoria Maroon Metallic manufactured by Ditzler Color Division and finished inside with code 53-99 imitation Tan leather. Equipped with the new 322/164 HP V-8 ''Nailhead'' engine and turbine-smooth Dynaflow automatic transmission, this wonderful Buick woody also offers a 12 volt electrical system, power steering and brakes, AM radio and in-ash clock and Buick Skylark chromed wire wheels with wide Whitewalls. This award-winning example of genuine postwar Americana deserves the respect of anyone who catches sight of it at a concurs event.

Frame-off rotisserie restoration
AACA Junior Award in 2004
National AACA Senior Award at Hershey, Pennsylvania in 2005
AACA Outstanding Vehicle Nominee in 2005
Kept in private collection and driven sparingly
1 of 1,830 produced
Body no. 1266 manufactured by Ionia for the Buick Division
Main body sections were Ash and Mahogany panels
Detailed undercarriage
Code 53-78 Victoria Maroon Metallic paint
322/164 HP V-8 engine
12 volt system
Automatic transmission
Power steering
Power brakes
Code 53-99 Tan imitation leather interior
AM radio and clock
Skylark wire wheels
Restoration frame

For more information, feel free to contact us @ (518) 541 5000

Exit5 Auto Group
625 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY
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All advertised prices exclude government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document preparation charge, and any emission testing charge. Vehicles are subject to prior sale. All advertised to be true but not guaranteed.
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