1953 Corvette - Serial #227 History Profile

1953 Corvette - Serial #227 History Profile

Last Update as of 2004-05-11:
Vehicle Identification Number: E53F001227
Engine Stamping: NA
Casting Date: NA
Casting Number: NA
Current Owner: NA
Current Location: NA, NA, USA
Current Mileage: 0 miles
Current Status: Privately Owned

05/11/2004:  Car sold at Barrett Jackson Auction for $210,000. Owner - unknown. Previous owner: Gordon Andrus, Houston, TX."

01/21/2004:  Owner information listed on page 7 of the NCRS publication, "The Corvette Restorer, vol. 30, number 3, Winter 2004."

1/05/2004 - from the Barrett Jackson Auction web site:  "Scottsdale, AZ. Lot #705, no reserve. A piece of American history celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Corvette. This is #227 out of a total production of only 300. This car has been completely restored, frame off and a numbers matching car. This car Top Flighted over 97% with the NCRS. All components are correct, working and fully restored including WonderBar radio and plexiglass side curtains. Painted in lacquer paint with all original materials and fabrics. This car was restored by Houston Corvette Service in Houston, Texas and has been shown only once. Engine block, head, carbs, transmission and all components have correct numbers and are date correct."

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