Dave Gelinas (XP-300)

I JUST LOVE THE PICTURE OF THIS BUICK...........

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Yep, that BEAUTIFUL 53 Skylark, sure didn't need that tire kit hanging on the back. All is does is catch wind, dirt, and destroys the great lines of the car, IMO.

Dale in Indy

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Yep, that BEAUTIFUL 53 Skylark, sure didn't need that tire kit hanging on the back. All is does is catch wind, dirt, and destroys the great lines of the car, IMO.

Dale in Indy

I agree, I'm not a fan of continental kits.

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This is a photo I was bidding on eBay, but was unable to win it.

It's a 1938 photo of the New London, Ct. Buick dealership.

Note the Buicks and the Shell Gas sign.

Nice photo, I wish I was able to add it to my collection.

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David, wasn't that collection just sold, or is about to?

Dale in Indy

yup looks like the Stalluppi(sp?) collection that just went on the block.

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Were WIRE WHEELS an factory option?

Dale in Indy

Yes. They were available on the 60-50 and 70 series in 1955, were code T and cost $295.00 for a set of 5. The oversize whitewall tires in size 8.00 X 15 were code R and would have cost you 48.60.

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Reading the coverage of each car sold, one gets the opinion that many of the cars weren't up to par. I noted that he purchased many in recent years at BJ auctions, and many he lost money on.

I'm a bit surprised that he didn't use BJ as his auction house, as he was a big spender there. I will say though that RM is a class act, and does seem to attract higher paying buyers.

I wonder what he is up to now that he has 10 million to spend????

Several Buick's sold, the 58 limited vert wasn't given a good review, IMO

Dale in Indy

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Reading the coverage of each car sold, one gets the opinion that many of the cars weren't up to par. I noted that he purchased many in recent years at BJ auctions, and many he lost money on.

I'm a bit surprised that he didn't use BJ as his auction house, as he was a big spender there. I will say though that RM is a class act, and does seem to attract higher paying buyers.

I wonder what he is up to now that he has 10 million to spend????

Several Buick's sold, the 58 limited vert wasn't given a good review, IMO

Dale in Indy

???????

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