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1956 Oldsmobile Ninety-eight Holiday Two Door Hardtop Two Tone Very Rare Car on 2040-cars

US $10,500.00
Year:1956 Mileage:77700 Color: Two tone rose/ivory /
 Red
Location:

Barre, Vermont, United States

Barre, Vermont, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Two door hardtop
Engine:324 CID, V*8 Rocket
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 569L12091 Year: 1956
Interior Color: Red
Make: Oldsmobile
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Ninety-Eight
Trim: Two tone rose/ivory
Drive Type: Automatic
Power Options: Power Windows, Power Seats
Mileage: 77,700
Sub Model: Holiday Ninety-eight
Exterior Color: Two tone rose/ivory
Disability Equipped: No
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Take a look at this rare model,1956 Oldsmobile Ninety-eight Holiday two door hardtop,I acquired this car 3 years ago and it is a great driver with an older restoration. It shows its wear from the restoration that took place approx 20 years ago and could be driven as is or could be a restoration project. It has rust showing on both front and rear bumper, front bumper has some small holes from rust. Rockers do look good from the outside but do have holes on the inside.The floor boards appear to have had some patching as well as the trunk area.Options include factory power seat and power windows.The upholstery and carpet was redone by previous owner in a material and style different than OEM,still in nice shape,but not original, see pictures.This car passes Vermont state inspection and does not have a title due to its age (Vermont does not require a title for a vehicle 15 years old or older). I have a previous registration. **You may need to contact your local DMV to find out what you may need to register this car in your own state.The odometer shows 77,700 miles,but the actual mileage is unknown,previous owner said he thought it was actual miles. I am in the process of verifying if motor is actual matching numbers,runs and drives as it should.Downpayment of $500.00 is due within 24 hours of auction end,payment in full is due within 7 days,please contact me either by email or call 802-272-8354 for further details and photos. 

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