1956 Buick Century 4 Door Wagon. ONE OWNER Automatic. Original Survivor! New rugs and mechanical updates! Seen on the "Great Christmas Light Fight" on ABC. Tri-Color Red White & Black exterior over Red & White interior! - 52745 original true miles! Equipment includes power steering automatic transmission gas pedal push start power brakes crank windows AM "Sonomatic" push button radio clock cigarette lighter factory gauges and fresh air heater/defroster. Powered by original 322 CID v-8 Buick Engine rated at 255 horsepower. SERIAL/VIN: 6C1167185 Recent work: tires balanced anti-freeze leak repair power steering repair fuel pump repair rug/carpet replacement. - One family owned since new! This '56 Century Wagon is truly a rare find and is in excellent overall condition. It has been re-painted in its original factory colors "Carlsbad Black" on the roof "Seminole Red" and "Dover White" for the body. Roughly $3000 spent on recent cosmetic chrome and paint work. It is equipped with its original red and ivory vinyl interior (Code 605). The interior is in original condition which exception of the center sections of the front and rear seats which have been recovered along with $3000 recently invested in new carpets/rugs. All four door inner trim panels are in very good original condition. Front and rear bench style seats in very good condition. The dash assembly is complete with original factory gauges and is in excellent condition. The car's original factory steering wheel is also in very good condition. - The original factory stainless side moldings are securely fastened and have an excellent appearance. The left and right fenders are in excellent original condition with the exception of a couple of minor dings in the left fender. The fenders are complete with their original factory brightwork manual mirrors and four oval ventiports per fender. All four doors are in excellent original condition with no visible signs of repair or prior work. There is some slight surface rust along the inner lower lips of all four doors. All doors open and close properly showing no hinge wear. The outer door handles are all in good working order and in very good condition. The rear doors are equipped with their correct factory brightwork "Century" nameplates which are securely fastened and damage free. Upper stainless belt moldings stainless upper moldings left and right rocker panels and quarter panels all in excellent condition. The rear tailgate has a damage free appearance. The gate is complete with its original factory ornamentation. Tail lamps are in good working order and are complete with brightwork bezels. The rear chrome plated bumper is complete and has a damage free appearance. -The hood panel has an excellent appearance and releases properly from its outside handle. The hood ornamentation and the "Buick" letters are in very good condition. The car is equipped with a two seal beam headlamp system which is in good working order. The seal beams fitted with brightwork bezels have an excellent damage free appearance. The grille complete with its correct factory ornamentation has an excellent appearance. The front chrome plated bumper assembly is complete and in good overall condition. The all-steel roof panel is in excellent original condition. All glass is original factory fitted clear safety plate and has an excellent damage free appearance with the exception of a few minor scratches. The car is equipped with a two blade wiper system which is in good working order. This '56 Buick Century Wagon is equipped with a matched set of four "Coker Classic" four-ply polyester wide-whitewall tires size H78-15. The tires are mounted on factory 15" steel stamped rims with "Buick" full cover wheel discs which are damage free. This car features a full steel frame. All visible floor pans and frame components appear to be in good solid original condition with no signs of repair.
Buick launched a new car line for the 1955 model year; Century was the name for what internally was known as the Buick Series 60.
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