<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358

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Lot 21
1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon

Sold for US$ 35,000
1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon
Chassis no. 16985358

322ci OHV V8 Engine
Single Downdraft Carburetor
164bhp at 4,000rpm
Dynaflow Automatic Transmission
Independent Front Suspension – Live Rear Axle
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

*Exquisite, Concours-level presentation inside and out
*Superb frame up restoration performed
*Previously part of the Bryan Frank Collection
*One of just 1,830 examples produced by hand


THE 1953 BUICK

Buick offered a full line of automobiles for the 1953 model year, at price points of just over $2,000 to $4,000 plus. Power for the Buick line came from the traditional inline eight-cylinder 263 cubic-inch, but the upscale Super and Roadmaster models featured the all-new and unique 322 cubic-inch V8 engine. This was a period when each of GM's divisions built its own engines and Buick had come up with a particularly interesting and innovative cylinder head design that had excellent breathing and also let Buick employ the highest compression ratio, 8.5:1, in the industry in 1953.

As expected from Buick in the Fifties the 1953 model range were distinctively restyled, with elegant jet-age chrome and stainless-steel trim on the exterior and interior. The instrument panel was fitted with aircraft-style controls and leather interior was standard on the top models. The elegant and period-appropriate grille, sweeping brightwork and signature VentiPorts fender ventilation holes all ads to the elegant a classic exterior styling features these cars carried. A Dynaflow automatic transmission and power steering made the full-size automobile easy to operate.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

The stunning 1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon offered here is one of just 1,830 examples produced. The Estate Wagon was the most expensive variant of the Super line and carried a staggering $3,430 price tag when new. This magnificent example has received a compressive, nut-and-bolt restoration, and presents in concours condition. The sinister black exterior is beautifully complimented by a red interior, with neatly contrasting butterscotch cream top of the seat backs, door panels and dashboard. The woodwork is superb, as is the chrome and brightwork. Chrome wire wheels are fitted with white wall tires, and the engine compartment is correct and tidy. Previously part of the Bryan Frank Collection, this Super Estate Wagon is among the finest in existence.
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<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
<b>1953 Buick Super Estate Wagon</b><br />Chassis no. 16985358
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