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    Jake ,    it is kind of cool to see the progression Buick made over the years. Many times I have sat down  in my office and spread these out and spent some great hours reading through them.


    the man I bought these from started picking them up at a dealership here in Iowa every year from 1946 on. His father would take him there every year when he was too young to drive, so they could see the cars and he could get a new brochure. He still lives here, and retired from medicine many years ago, but still had the collection he started as a child. It was an honor to meet with him and learn of his life's path, and his love for these cars.

    there is quite a legacy with these, and it his my hope that they will be kept together as a collection and cherished.


  2. I have a complete white upholstery kit for a 65 Cat Custom Convertible. Seats, door covers, rear panels, fold down armrest, visors and rear boot. It was purchased for $1800 and installed in the car for 6 months, and removed when the original upholstery was replaced.

    its been boxed and stored for the last 6 years, all in very good condition and will look new when installed and cleaned up.

    $100 includes shipping

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  3. I am going to start  moving some old items I have collected from David Buick.

    First item is the prototype Hi Power carburetor he manufactured when he started the David Dunbar Buick Carburetor company back in 1921. I have his carburetor, stamped # 1,  a typed letter to an investor about his company and goals signed by Thomas Buick, and the sales flyer and poster he had printed for advertising, and a stock certificate he issued.

    The carb is in a glass display case, and the related items are framed for display.




    This is a very rare item, and an opportunity to own an item actually designed, created and handled by David Buick.

    This carb was being created to sell to all manufacturers of automobiles as a way to achieve more HP and get better fuel mileage, until Durant stepped in and killed this dream.

    If interested, email me directly 





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  4. I found this car for sale a block from my house and thought I would post it up for anyone interested. It is not mine, just posting it for the owner


    1973 Centurion Convertible, Bamboo cream with black top and black interior. The car shows 71K miles, but can not confirm this. Looks to me like all rusty areas were cut out and new metal welded in, trunk looked solid from what I saw. Paint is nice, and has good gloss to it. Chrome work is all good, a bit of fading on rear bumper. All panels looked smooth and the car looks nice outside.


    Interior is in good condition, but the seat foams should be replaced, carpets are clean and no issues. Dash does not have any cracks in it. Interior chrome work/bezels has some pitting.  Top worked and looked to have been replaced a few years ago. Door panels are good with no cracks. Drivers door lock mechanism is stuck in locked position, we didn't play with it, and it may be a simple fix.

    As it was rather chilly this morning, I could not tell if the AC worked or not. Its all there, but un tested. Does have the matching hard parade boot for the top.


    Engine has been rebuilt but the person who owned the car has passed away and there in no documentation of what was done. It ran smooth on the test drive, seemed maybe to lack a little of the power I would have associated with a 73 455. This may be that the engine was never power timed for peak performance. Because of some hesitation when cold, may be a good idea to rebuild the Qjet. Has a slight exhaust leak at the exhaust manifold. Easy fix. Dual exhaust appears to be newer and is clean.


    Car drove fine, to suit my taste, I would replace the shocks and check bushing in the front end. For someone looking for a little winter project, this may be a great candidate. The car is located in Mt Vernon IA

    Any questions, please contact Mr Don Thompson at 319-899-1229 He is asking $7000 for the car














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