CHEVROLET 1950 3100 5-WINDOW 1/2 TON PICKUP, in stock condition presented in all steel, lots of valuable Chevrolet chrome dress up extras, a real, top driven show condition that is known to Fraser Dante for many years, fully restored classic pickup that has terrific ‘eyes’, it presents as a beautiful Swift Red color that was done a few years ago, has very nice gloss, a few touch up places in said paint, this really stands out for the classic and great presentation featuring full chrome optional pieces, show wood bed, great proper 216cid engine that is recently set for top mechanicals, correct 1v carburetor, this hard to find all steel vehicle is fully restored a few years ago from engine to transmission to brakes to body to bed, even the vacuum operated windshield wipers work, the rare radio works, even the light works in the glove box, the braking system is just checked, the lights work, optional turn signals added for safety, this was initially built in Virginia where it won the Senior Award for the Virginia Chevrolet Club of America some years ago. this ended up on the prestigious Martha’s Vineyard where it was used for a slightly driven show vehicle, then purchased by Fraser Dante and fully checked and further updated, then less than 1500 miles were done over the last few years with a collector in Florida, now purchased back by Fraser Dante in Spring 2018, thusly all fresh preparation with lots of attention to mechanicals along with nice detailing for top driven show, has the Chevrolet Trucks reproduction of the original Invoice that was prepared for the Senior Judging, very helpful Factory Assembly Manual and the Factory Shop Manual for easy upkeep and show purposes come with this nice truck, all information supplied is that this truck was rebuilt with mostly original NOS parts, the chrome bumpers front and rear are most desirable, all the dress up pieces from that era that makes this vehicle really stand out, the frame being very clean, solid and painted showing the earlier frame-off work, this nice, nice underchassis that is recently detailed, the ‘Chevrolet’ stainless step plates, note that the full chrome package includes the optional hood ornament, gorgeous chrome front full grill and ‘Cow Catcher’ front bumper guard that makes this red truck stand out, chrome rear bumper, information supplied is that a GM executive did the initial restoration in the early 2000’s and kept as a collector vehicle, this has many expensive manuals that can be used for show as well as maintaining a great driven show condition to be enjoyed, the paint is slightly older with a few touch up spots and areas that have been nicely attended to, the final work accomplished on this great pickup by Fraser Dante yields a Driven Show quality that can be enjoyed without being afraid of any minor driving conditions, perfect for going to dinner and parking right in front of your favorite restaurant, see www.fraserdante.com for further information and full inventory
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