1953 Corvette - Serial #204 History Profile

1953 Corvette - Serial #204 History Profile

Last Update as of 2016-11-03:
Vehicle Identification Number: E53F001204
Engine Stamping: LAY517174
Casting Date: NA
Casting Number: 3701481
Current Owner: Mecum Auto Auction
Current Location: Dallas, TX, USA
Current Mileage: 0 miles
Current Status: For Sale

11-03-2016:  Listed for sale at the Mecum Auto Auction - Lot S138, Dallas 2016, Nov 2-5. From the listing:


$200,000 - $235,000


  • No. 204 of 300 built in 1953
  • Older frame-off restoration
  • Side curtains included
  • Bullet air cleaners
  • 235 CI Blue Flame Six engine
  • Powerglide automatic transmission
  • Finished in correct Polo White lacquer paint
  • Black roadster top
  • Superb fit and brightwork
  • Optional heater
  • Optional radio
  • Wide Whitewall tires
  • Red steel wheels
  • Spinner wheel covers
  • New exhaust
  • Trunk mat

June 26-27, 2009:  From the Bloomington Gold Corvette Auction, Lot #S132:

  • Polo White with Red interior
  • 235/150 HP engine
  • Automatic transmission
  • # 204
  • Older restoration
  • Fuel system rebuilt
  • Brake system rebuilt
  • New Coker Firestone tires
  • Runs and drive excellent

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