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1957 Oldsmobile 88 2 Door Holiday Hardtop Beautifull Restoration Partial Trades on 2040-cars

US $24,995.00
Year:1957 Mileage:70000
Location:

Lake George, New York, United States

Lake George, New York, United States

 1957 Oldsmobile 88 Holiday Hardtop

371 Cubic Inch 277 Horsepower

Partial Trades Considered

This car is owned by a car hoarder friend, and he is looking to gather cash. It means some of the cars have to go. This one in particular is great. It is wonderfully restored. I will let the pictures tell the story. I tried to photograph any visible flaws. It doesn't show to many. It drives great. Let me know if you need to know anything else. The miles are believed to be original. I will consider partial trades. 

It is located at 1234 Bay Road, Lake George, NY. 12845 That is the corner of Rt 149 and Bay Road, at my little red one room schoolhouse. I live just up the road. You can call me to make an appointment to see and drive. I am available nights and weekends. 518-378-8058

Following is the generic description of who I am and what we do. I ran the Boat-N-RV Outlet, a discount franchise of the Boat-N-RV family of Superstores. Our company has several locations up and down the East Coast. I have closed the capital district retail location, and we now sell on ebay and wholesale from our storage facility, located at 9497 Rt. 22, Granville, NY. We have several other storage locations in the area, so be sure to check where a piece is located before you show up to see it. In addition, we represent inventory in all our stores, including Tennessee, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and New York. Everything that we sell on eBay is as-is, except if I noted differently above. Just ask. If you require shipping overseas, please check on the prices as best you can from your end before involving me to assist you in the quote. We have very aggressive FINANCING on items 10 years old or newer, as our company does a significant volume of retail business (over 100 million US dollars) with our banks. I will absolutely consider ANYTHING IN TRADE, AND I MEAN IT. Don't be shy. Just be realistic about the value. We will use all our resources to ensure our evaluation is fair, and our resources are extensive. We have been doing this for a lot of years and will put a real number on absolutely anything, i.e. cars, trucks, boats, RV's, bikes, ATV's, power sports, heavy equipment, inventories, tools, collectibles, antiques, livestock, real estate, planes, trains, ANYTHING! I am not an expert in all that, but I'll know someone who is. I handle the eBay sales of specialty pieces, trade-ins, overstocks, leftovers, repos, demos, etc. . . from the organization, and I will deal personally with you throughout the transaction. I am proud of our feedback rating, selling and shipping mostly big ticket motor vehicle / recreational type items worldwide, some over A 1/2 million dollars. I would be glad to tell you why the only two unhappy customers I have had ended up that way. Customer # 1 purchased a used Class A motor home for less than 4000 dollars and got mad when it thru a belt on his way back to Connecticut. I was sorry. Customer # 2 purchased a Class A motor home for under 5000 dollars, wanted to work on it before driving back to Florida in it, and then changed his oil in our yard without using a pan. Boy was I mad. I should have had him arrested. We all learned lessons each time. My pledge is to make every attempt to do the right thing. You do the same and we will have a great transaction. The name is Geof (Jeff) Hoffman, and my cell phone is 518-378-8058. Call anytime to discuss anything relevant, including offers, pre-negotiating, and trade appraising. I will work my schedule to fit yours. We are always open and appreciate the opportunity to earn your business.



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