Pristine Oldsmobile 442, 455 Rocket with Quadrajet 4 bbl carburetor. Fully restored engine, compartment and underside of hood. Believed to be matching
numbers. Starts and runs very well. Extremely good overall condition. Minor damage on flexible spatter shield
at driver side suspension and on hood insulating pad. Correct block color. Correct components,
hoses, wiring, clamps, fasteners.
Fully restored / reconditioned. Very clean overall with no damages. Power steering and brakes. F-41 suspension. Correct
“trumpet” exhaust tips. Newer fuel tank and dual exhaust system. Wheels and tires show almost no
DD wear, tear and dirt.
Fully restored / reconditioned. Very clean and in overall very good condition. Newer leather / vinyl upholstery and carpet throughout. Very good tonneau
cover. Very good convertible top condition. All trims present and gauges all functioning. Trims
excellent overall. All rubber and thresholds very good. Trunk is fully restored and refinished. Spare
tire and jack are present. Correct spatter paint on metal surfaces. Correct liner installed.
Very good condition overall with no damages. All body panels and
bumpers show excellent gaps and alignment. Paint is exceptional with no noticeable flaws. All
doors, hood, trunk lid open and close as intended. Glass and gasketing, trims, chrome, lenses all in
exceptional condition. Newer power convertible top and rear window are perfect.
An exceptional older restoration in very good overall condition, needing only minor detailing and
replacement of a few parts to be better. This model / year vehicles’ value is presently trending up.
After careful evaluation of this vehicle, based on my expertise and experience (and after consulting Old
Cars Price Guide, Collector Car Auction Results, The Production Figure Book for U.S. Cars, reviewing the
International Vehicle Appraisers Network database, reviewing comparables, costs of replacement parts,
etc. and after consulting with other Professional Appraisers, museums, and automotive experts, etc., when
necessary, I appraise (estimate) this vehicle as having a fair market value of $73,700.00.
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