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It's my pleasure to be here, and a new member to the club!!! I have an interesting car that I learn more about every day. I'm hoping you folks can help me out aswell. I have a 1947 Lincoln Continental Hollywood convertible. This car was once owned by actress Rita Hayworth. I'm told it is 1 of 100 pace cars that were built, out of 392 cabriolet convertibles. It was shipped to Long Beach for dealer assignment. then sent to carsons top shop for further customizing. The vin reads H157784, and the body plate reads 5 EH- 56 - 392. ignition key # 647. assembled April 2, 1947 shipped April 14th,1947 it had 0 miles, tan material top, red interior, painted pace car yellow, radio, vacuum antennae, chrome bands,2 speed warner trans ,firestone tires ,fog lamps ,hydraulic trunk , hydraulic windows. Any other info will greatly be appreciated. I know it was registered in Compton californa to josey calderon of paramount studios, as well as Rita E. Hayworth 723 N. boulevard terrace , 132 lasky dr. Beverly Hills Ca. 90212 Thank you for your time! Shawn Van Dyke