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1957 Continental Mark II CA Black Plate Rust Free Project Barris Kustom NO RESRV

Make: Lincoln
Model: Continental
Type: Coupe
Year: 1957
Mileage: 109,208
Color: Medium Blue Irid
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: BLUE
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Pacoima, California, United States

1957 Lincoln Continental Additional Info:

This is a neat project car...its a 1957 Continental Mark II...one of 444 made in 1957...and how many with factory ac and this original....and can be had this cheap? NO RESERVE! It was parked in 1978 and was originally sold in Palm Springs. It has been in Southern California its whole life. According to internet research the original paint color of this car might have been a 1957 only color..a friend said they only made about 62 this color and 30 with this exterior/interior combo. Optioned with factory air conditioning, bumper guards, power locking differential and DSO special paint. Mileage of 109,208 is believed original. There is an old oil change sticker in the door jamb with 98k on it...and the sticker itself was printed in 1966.
Its a good solid,dry car...but at some point in its life it had a vinyl top. That caused a little surface rust on the roof with some pitting in the metal in a couple spots..and a couple of rust through spots where the roof meets the quarter panel..both sides have it. That being said..floors and trunk floor are super nice..door corners...not very much rust at all on this car even by Socal standards. One repaint over the original paint. Very complete car..missing one of the letters from the hood and the speaker grill was modified and I believe its missing...its the grill right above the heater controls. Rear side windows are just down in the picture. Interior door panels and side panels have been removed and are stacked on the back seat. Upholstery for being original isnt ripped to shreds...it needs a complete interior restoration. Looks like there was old body work on the passenger side front fender where you see the primer mark. Overall nice body..needs full restoration of course. Engine is out and apart, but looks complete ...mocked together in the picture...looks like it had never been out. Transmission is out too. Engine and trans will need rebuilding of course. All hubcaps are here..but two will need more restoration than the other two. All in all a very complete car.but since I didnt take it apart, figure on having to find some things. If you have any specific things you want to make sure are here...email me. Last picture shows another Mark II in I believe this cars paint color...beautiful wasnt it? Great car for a restomod...or original restoration.
TERMS: Full payment is to be in my hands within 3 days of auction end. If you cannot get payment to me in 3 days..contact me first before bidding. Manner of payment is my choosing. Your bid means that is what you will pay period. If you are local and want to see the car before you bid..by all means lets make that happen. I want whomever buys the car to understand what it needs and its condition. A wire transfer is best for payment or direct deposit into my bank account if you have one in your area. Please have all funds ready to go at auction end. Clean old CA title and old registrations showing these plates on this car. If you are out of State..and need the car transported I can put the engine and transmission back where it belongs to facilitate transport. If you are an International bidder you need to contact me first so I can clear you to bid. No time consuming escrow accounts or Paypal payments accepted. I can transport the car to an exporter if it is going overseas for $125 assuming its local.