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1950 Oldsmobile Futuramic 88 * A Clean California Car on 2040-cars

Year:1950 Mileage:76981

Hemet, California, United States

Hemet, California, United States

5 day - NO RESERVE Auction

UNRESTORED 1950 Oldsmobile Futuramic 88
4-door Sedan
Original Rocket V8 Motor 
& original blue paint
Good chrome,  all trim and emblems intact
Upholstery is good. No rips, tears or stains.
Lower door panels have some fading.  
Original factory equipped with exception to  dual exhaust, front shock springs shortened, and custom wheels.  Fender skirts,Owners manual, & maintenance records of last 3 owners are also included in sale. 
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No evidence of collision damage or rust deterioration
Body is straight, doors shut smooth & tight.   Dash is uncut.  Gauges are all intact.  Speedometer makes a irritating clunking noise but Im certain someone with good eyesight could correct this. All gauges are functional.  The battery is fairly new.  The fuel pump gasket was also replaced 4 months ago.  Lack of operation resulted in fuel leak. 
I have owned this car for 6 years and driven no more than 50 miles due to health issues and losing driving priviledge. During period of my ownership , the  radiator and carb has been rebuilt.  I lowered the car by shortening shock springs.  This  allowed for better handeling and provided the  look I wanted.   
Paint has  some odd scratches on hood, top and passenger rear quarter panel from what was described to me as an awning collapse in sudden windstorm. ( See last few pic's).

This car is  reliable to start, runs strong and has no known mechanical issues.    If you don't like attention, this car is not for you.

Previous 2 owners were also California residents.  Documents/ repair records are consistent with odometer reading (mileage: 76,981)

It is my hope that enthusiasm of new owner will  give this fine automobile the attention & care it deserves.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.  I will respond as soon as possible, usually in evening hours.  Thank you and happy bidding!


There is no "Buy It Now" Price


 Deposit of $1,000.00 (PAYPAL or BANK TRANSFER) due within 24 hours of auction close. 

Balance to be paid within 3 days of auction close.  Vehicle Will be released upon all funds being clear. 

No certified checks,  No money orders nor personal checks accepted- Sorry!


(Please spare the fake PAYPAL letters.  Do people really fall for that?)

Regardless of your job at sea, your (bogus) highly classified military assignment, and need to buy dad a gift - etc. (you know who you are)- 

No exceptions will be made to payment methods accepted.  Thank you for understanding  and apologies to the innocent bystanders......



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