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Old 12-28-2015, 10:13 AM
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Default 1955 Crown Imperial Limousine

So says the vendor: "This 1955 Chrysler Crown Imperial C70 Limousine, VIN: C551108, is one of 120 ever built, it is extremely rare and valuable. It is completely stock. An unrestored sixty-year-old surviving 1955 Crown Imperial Limousine. Again, RARE!

This Limo has a 331 Cu/in Hemi V8 Engine with a Carter four-barrel carburetor producing 250 H/p. Has a Power-Flite Two Speed Automatic Transmission, Factory Air Conditioning, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Power Window, Factory Heater, and Town & Country AM Radio.

This Limo has been stored for over twenty years and is complete. The 331 Hemi V8 Engine is complete including all the original Air Condition parts. We have not started the engine since we purchased in in 1995. Regarding the Body sheet metal, other than the few rust spots in the trunk, a 5-inch wide by 10-inch long hole in the driverís side floor pan and along both sides rocker panels (see photos). The body is totally solid with out rust and is in great shape with little to no dents. It is a great restoration car and would be a great investment. This limo is one of four that I own. I have a limo parts car that also must be sold. these cars are in high demand after restoration, ( that's why I have two Limo's in my collection in my build shop now. I don't feel I will get to this one any time soon. [ I attached a few pictures of my other Limos for your reference ]

Questions: Please call me about this car or any of the other 1955 to 1957 MoPars I have for sale, visit egg-llc.com. I will discuss any reasonable offers for my cars. My phone number is 650-280-1472. I still have many left!"


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Old 12-28-2015, 11:34 AM
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I would venture to say that it has more than the 20,000 miles that he claims!
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Old 12-28-2015, 11:38 AM
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These Crown Imperials(1955-1965) bring BIG bucks these days and blow past Cadillac limos in comparable condition. The last one of these that I watched sell on e-bay in this condition sold for in excess of $30,000. This one will be fun to watch!
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Old 12-28-2015, 11:56 AM
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Old 12-28-2015, 05:26 PM
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Looks like the sale ENDED a short while ago. It has original (CA) Plates and was sold new by a (former) Local Chrysler-Pymouth Dealer in San Diego. Just guessing that the original owner may have been a local large funeral home?
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Old 12-28-2015, 05:44 PM
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One thing for sure, I love those Imperial limousines, they are a rare and beautiful sight!
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Old 12-28-2015, 06:38 PM
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I too doubt 20k.
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Starting price was $15,500 with a reserve and it wasn't listed very long. I would bet closer to 30 than 20.
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Old 12-28-2015, 10:41 PM
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Kurt,
I think Joe was referring to Ricks post of 20k MILES..not dollars
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I, too, question the miles. I also question where it spent its life. I can't image the rocker panels and floor getting this rusty if it had spent its entire life in California. This looks more like an Iowa car than a California car.
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