Ripley’s …. Believe it or Not! – 1936 Oldsmobile.

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Ripley’s….Believe it or Not!

Gretchen Brown of Spokane, WA ., bought this 1936 Oldsmobile in 1936 for $950.00 and has driven daily and registered every year until her death in 1992….. the Oldsmobile still has it’s Washington plates with the 1992 tag.

1936 Oldsmobile – Series F – Six.  Model 363601 2-dr. Sed.-5p, Total Production 13,143.  Original Inline, L-Head Six Engine (Overhauled in 1972 @ 100,000 Miles).  The car has been repainted twice….it’s original colors.  Most service receipts from the 1940’s thru Today.   After Gretchen passed away in 1992 the car sat in a warehouse in Spokane for 20 years.  Since we have had it we have treated it to a tune up, fuel pump, concours correct new interior and interior restoration, new fender welting, correct trunk restoration and detailing, and new tires.  Runs and drives great… Very solid, and no rattles….

Gretchen Brown 1946 Title

Gretchen Brown – Vehicle Renewal Notice ….. 10/31/92

May 1980 Article – Gretchen Brown and her 1936 Oldsmobile

Misc. local Hillyard/Spokane, WA articles about the Brown’s community involvement

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!  — Documentation

Repair receipts from 1947-2012

Journey with Olds Club Magazine’s from the 70’s & 80’s

Misc. personal items and notes found in car…

The Oldsmobile Club of America, Inc. – Membership Card – Gretchen Brown 5/77

Correspondence from Gretchen and the Oldsmobile Club…looking for Parts…

Great piece of collector car history….perfect for any collection or museum…. Please call with any questions…here is a link to additional pictures http://smu.gs/Rsypl1

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1928 Chevrolet 1-Ton Capitol AB Series Utility Truck

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1928 Chevrolet 1-Ton Capitol AB Series Utility Truck (124 in. wheelbase) — Original Four Cylinder Engine and 4 Speed Transmission.

Same owner for the last 30 years, and fully restored 25 years ago to be used for the family business promotional advertising and community events. Runs and drives great.  Great truck and fun to drive.

Here is a photo gallery link to additional pictures.  http://smu.gs/WWy0Ji

Please call with questions 208-755-3334

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Brad

1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie, Numbers Matching R Code 427…… Sold

1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie 500 – numbers matching R-Code 427/425 hp, dual Holley carburaters, 4 speed Borg Warner T10 transmission, Corithian White exterior with Red Interior.  Restored in 1991 by Ford Galaxie expert Greg Donahue.  To look at the car today it’s hard to believe the car was completed 20 years ago.  Complete detailed restoration documentation and two photo albums.  Featured in the January 1991 issue of Muscle Car Review.

VIN:  3D66R146747

Body: 63B  2 door hardtop

Color: M  Corithian White  (Laquer Paint)

Trim: 95 Red (Restored using NOS material and stitched to the original pattern)

Date:  15D  April 15, 1963

DSO: 61  Dallas, TX

Axle: 9  4:11

Trans: 5  4-Speed T-10

Engine Cast Date:  3/15/63

Copy of the 1991 issue of Muscle Car Review included

Original owners manaul included

Original 1963 Ford Brochure included

Original starting instructions sheet included

Greg Donahue’s Restoration documentation and notes  4/19/89-11/29/90

2 Photo albums of the restoration progress included

Additional Photos:  http://smu.gs/NiB1Bv

Please call with any questions 208-755-3334

Original 10 Foot Tall Porcelain Neon Poll-Parrot Shoe Sign…….Sold.

Poll-Parrot Neon Sign

Original 10 Foot Tall Porcelain Neon Poll-Parrot Shoe Sign…..New neon and new transformer approx. 10 years ago.  Taken down from a building in Polson, Montana 20 years ago…. near mint condition.  Dimensions 10 feet tall x 53 inches wide and 10 inches thick.  Please email or call for more information.

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Rare Grizzly Gas Porcelain Sign ***Only One Known to Exist*** Sold

Grizzly Gas Porcelain Sign..6' Round Two Sided....

 Offering a Rare 1940’s Grizzly Gas 6 Foot Round Porcelain Sign, Two Sided. 

***Only One Known to Exist that is Original & Unrestored*** The Other One that is Known to Exist has been Restored….  

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1969 Corvette 427-400 HP, Factory Air, 20k Original Miles….Un-Restored….

CORTEZ SILVER WITH GRAY LEATHER INTERIOR. ALL CORRECT NUMBERS 427 – 400 HP / 4 – SPEED, FACTORY AIR, POWER STEERING, POWER BRAKES AND POWER WINDOWS. ALL ORIGINAL CAR WITH 20,500 ORIGINAL MILES. ORIGINAL TIRES REMOVED FROM CAR AT 500 MILES AND PUT BACK ON CAR AT 20,500 MILES. THE CARNOW SITS ON THE ORIGINAL TIRES THAT WAS BOUGHT NEW WITH. CAR SOLD FOR 125K IN 2006. ONE OF 96 ‘1969’ CORVETTES BUILT WITH THIS INTERIOR. ALL OPTIONS EXCEPT SIDE EXHAUST.

The car has every document it could have including:

  • original bill of sale receipt when ordered
  • dealer order sheet
  • letter from dealer
  • requisition from dealer for 5 gallons of gas 1969
  • showroom brochure
  • tire warranty card 
  • Chevrolet Dealer salesman’s business card    
  • 1969 Corvette News order copy
  • window sticker
  • build sheets (2) – an extra one was found up under the dash
  • keys – 2 sets
  •   new vehicle warranty and owners protection plate  
  •   owner’s manual (2)
  •   engine starting procedure card
  •   jack instructions, radio instructions, headlamp washer instructions,  front license plate screws still in envelope
  • pages and pages of receipts, state registrations and insurancecertificates for every year and more documents
  •    letters from previous owners
  • 1969 Car & Driver magazine article on the 1969 CorvetteCar was featured in Vette Magazine in March 1992 and there are 3 copies of that magazine in the binder
  • This Corvette has won: 

Bloomington Gold Special Collection 1990-  Bloomington Gold 1990-  NCRS Top Flight 1996 (Chapter)-  NCRS Top Flight 1997 (National)-  NCRS Performance Verification Award 1998 (Regional)-  Bloomington Gold 1997-  NCRS Top Flight 1999 (National)-  NCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence Award 1999 (National)-  Car has a special plaque from The NCRS stating that The NCRS has awarded this car every award the NCRS offers including Founders Award, Sam FolzMemorial Award, and 4 Star NCRS Bowtie AwardThis car was last shown in July 2003 as part of the Corvettes 50thAnniversary Celebration in Nashville, TN and later that month inHershey, PA This is a very special award winning Corvette with 20,500  documented original miles. 

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