As of 2001, #39 was used as the donor parts car by Al Wiseman and Chuck Miller in the restoration of #158 listed below. The car is destined to be auctioned off afterwards. Previous owner was from Miami, FL.
The following pictures and information are from a ProTeam Classic Corvettes as posted on their site as of 12-13-2007:
1953 Corvette Convertible, VIN #39, Fiftieth Anniversary Collection, Blue Flame Six, powerglide, numbers match. Polo White paint with Sportsman Red interior and Black soft top. Body-off restored in absolute Concours show condition. This car was restored for shows like Pebble Beach, Amelia Island, and Meadow Brook... This is one of the best Concours 1953's in the world! This is jewelry!!! Optioned with powerglide, Wonderbar radio, e-brake warning light, aluminized exhaust, windshield washers,courtesy lights, heater, hubcaps, and 6.70x15" wide white tires. Most all factory correct type components including the spare, trunk mat, trunk liner, side windows, side window bag, rebound straps, washer system, shifter, shielding, air cleaners, generator, side draft carbs, #066 head, hood pop-ups, owners manual, sales brochure, and T-3 headlights. Documented with owner history and restoration receipts. This lot number includes the matching 2003 50th anniversary convertible (mule) VIN #39 (Stk. #373.2Y) and the 1953 Corvette pedal car VIN #39 which was licensed officially by GM. For more information on this 50th Anniversary collection click here. From the Al Wiseman collection and previously from the Scripps Institute. Looks, runs, and drives excellent. CC:1 $499,000.00 Year End Clearance - $444,000.00
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