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For Sale: 1962 Cadillac Town Sedan - "Original EVERYTHING / One-owner" - Watkins, CO - Not Mine


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For sale on Craigslist: 1962 Cadillac Town Sedan in Watkins, CO  -  $16,000  -  Call 303 807 49 two one

 

Link: https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/watkins-1962-cadillac-deville-sedan-all/7264598136.html

 

Seller's Description:

1962 Cadillac Town Sedan

  • condition: good
  • odometer: 42000
  • paint color: brown
  • title status: clean

1962 Cadillac Deville town car. All original no modifications whats so ever. Original motor, transmission. Original interior and exterior everything is still in place. This antique Cadillac is completely original with no modifications done. Its a one owner car with original engine and transmission in it. Low 46k original mileage. Everything still works in it. Recently put a new fuel pump in it. Runs and drives very well. Newer white wall tires. Exterior is super clean aside from a very small dent in trunk and a very small dent in hood. Other than that body is very clean. Interior is absolutely immaculate aside from driver side seat has a little wear. All interior is original and has no breaks or wear whats so ever! Exterior has just a few very small issues which can be addressed if it gets a new paint job which it will need sooner or later. This car is classic masterpiece that is complete! I'm asking $16,000 obo. No. I'm located by dia. I have a clean title. 303 807 49 two one.

 

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What a beautiful car. I'd love to have it. Any hints for making the conspicuous dent at the peak of the hood a little less conspicuous?

 

I just now see a substantial impact wound just above the rear bumper and below the trunk. Makes me wonder if the rear bumper has been replaced. 

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The 1962 Series 62 Town Sedan and DeVille Park Avenue sedan were the short-deck models at 215" OAL, seven inches shorter than their line-mates at 222" OAL.  Both models saw 2,600 units each respectively compared to the longer-decked 34,044 62 and 43,608 DeVille four door hardtops.  The 1961-'63 short-decked Town Sedans and Park Avenues were offered in response to the downsized 1961 Lincoln Continentals, but also to respond to complaints from Cadillac owners about the difficulties encountered with parking and garaging their increasing lengthily cars.  Neither short-decked model returned for 1964 after the tepid sales demonstrated the problem wasn't that great with Cadillac customers.

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This 1962 Series 62 Town Sedan demonstrates what was still seen among even Cadillac buyers: "Yes, we can afford to buy the quality and prestige of a Cadillac, but no, don't spring for the frivolous, expensive options such as air conditioning ($474) and power window regulators ($118)."

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I never understood the fascination with NEEDING A/C in a collector car.  We all agree A/C is a modern convenience we all must have.  They don't even make cars with out A/C, it's standard.  But, A/C was not common until the mid 60's.  And it was not necessarily reliable for some time.  

 

I don't want my "old cars" to have anything power.  Other than Power steering and brakes but if it's old enough to pre date those, I am still OK.  I am into old cars for the style, the feel and the surrounding of whatever I buy.  

 

This car would be perfect.  

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Where I live I turn on the AC about twice  year. 

I would rather not have to maintain AC if its not used very often.

All of the old stuff I go thru has AC that doesn't work. I would rather it wasn't there.

And no I don't want to move anywhere that I need it.

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