Tag Archives: 1953

Palm Green: 1953 Porsche 356

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These early Porsche 356 (a.k.a. Pre-A, although that was never used by Porsche to name its early cars) have always been sought but, especially in the last years, these fetch top dollars. This particular car, originally painted in Palm Green, … Continue reading

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Born german: 1953 Porsche 356

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This early 356 is said to be an original german car sold by the Stuttgart dealer Hahn, then it was exported to U.S.A. for 50 years. Since five years though the car is again in Europe. The seller says that … Continue reading

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A matter of dime: 1953 Jaguar XK120 O.T.S.

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The seller says that this car is a very easy project as its body is plenty of dime-size issues which can be easily fixed: more than a project, we see a car which can be driven as is. Actually the … Continue reading

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Cherry and cream: 1953 Daimler Special Sports by Barker

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This is a car which, honestly, we didn’t know the existence of. Ok we’re not so skilled about british cars (and that’s not a good thing), but we’re quite surprised to have ignored such beautiful car so far. It has … Continue reading

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Bent window: 1953 Porsche 356

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March 10 Here it is again, this time on eBay, with current bidding at $60,000 and reserve price not met. Thanks to reader Brian for this tip. January 30, 1015 In 1953 the 356 was still made using a bent … Continue reading

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Fischhaber’s special: 1953 Lancia Aprilia “Eigenbau”

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February 28, 2016 Here it is again on eBay with a huge price drop to $105,000 September 18, 2105 Mr. Rapley never betrays expectations and indeed now has another very special car for sale. That’s a special coachbuilt car made … Continue reading

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Steel, vinyl & wood: 1953 Chrysler New Yorker Town and Country

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To the eye of many this could seem on of the many big american station wagon of the fifties, but in fact this is maybe the rarest of them all. It’s called New Yorker Town and Country and the first thing … Continue reading

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Optional trunk: 1953 Panhard Dyna X87 Junior Roadster

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Ok, we’ve just said it but every time we stare at this car we see a lot of the Speedster DNA, and somehow there’s a reason for it. Actually this is a proper roadster built using a fiberglass body; it … Continue reading

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6,700 miles from new: 1953 MG TD

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This car, if what the seller says is true, is one of the top barn find ever. Not much for the marque and model, but because this car is said to have just 6,700 miles from new. Indeed the seller … Continue reading

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Past present: 1953 One-off “barchetta”

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The seller of this curious car says that this barchetta has been found just out of Mosport Raceway, Canada, and looks like someone wanted to build his own dream racer. Of course during the fifties a lot of petrolheads built … Continue reading

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