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Two cars for the price of one

Discussion in 'Ebay / Craigslist / Other Discoveries' started by belmateo, Jan 13, 2022.

  1. belmateo

    belmateo Gold Level Sponsor

  2. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    Sure looks like a grand deal for some one. They are listd as '65's. Registered as '65's maybe but should be maybe '63 or earlier.

    They are not SIV or SV iMO.
     
  3. puff4

    puff4 Diamond Level Sponsor

    The fresh hay is a nice touch.... very 'barn'.
     
  4. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    And no fresh manure:)
     
  5. Aladin Sane

    Aladin Sane Gold Level Sponsor

    Just for the sake of accuracy, thats straw, not hay. ;)
     
  6. belmateo

    belmateo Gold Level Sponsor

    Hay!
    Dan is correct, those do not look like 65 vintage.
    At least the red one was kept somewhat covered.
     
  7. bulldurham

    bulldurham Platinum Level Sponsor

    Gas filler location would date them no later than 1962-3/Series II, perhaps.
     
  8. belmateo

    belmateo Gold Level Sponsor

    Agreed /\/\/\/\/\
     
  9. alpine_64

    alpine_64 Donation Time

    Car on the trailer is a Sai/ii and has a series II screen .. Hardtop car in barn looks to be a sii aswell think i see the window guides
     
  10. Toyanvil

    Toyanvil Gold Level Sponsor

    Cars in California had the year they were first registered, not the year they were built.
     
  11. alpine_64

    alpine_64 Donation Time

    True.... But the latest a series II can be is early '63 so doubt at that point in the market you have 2 series II sitting on a lot for 1.5+ years...
    Likely the seller just got it wrong
     
  12. Bill Blue

    Bill Blue Platinum Level Sponsor

    Hmm. My first Alpine was purchased new off the dealers lot in early September of '63. It had 127 miles on the odo and was titled in Indiana as a 1963. It was an early Series II as it had the grease gun tool kit.

    Bill
     
  13. belmateo

    belmateo Gold Level Sponsor

    Seller confirmed the price is for both cars as a package deal.
     
  14. wantasunbeam

    wantasunbeam Gold Level Sponsor

    I spoke to the supposed seller and asked him to take some more pics of the cars and said he would but didn’t I called back and he said they the cars are now located a a nursing home and that the home is under Quarantine and he’s just getting over covid 19 himself just one of many Excuses he came up with and then the last time I spoke to him on the phone he said come down and get them. He wouldn’t even send pictures of the titles
     
  15. junkman

    junkman Gold Level Sponsor

    Go get'em!!
     
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  16. DanR

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    Probably saved them from scrap yard:)
     
  17. belmateo

    belmateo Gold Level Sponsor

    Sounds like he just wants to move them as he is tired of having them around. If you are serious, like junkman said "Go get'em"
     
  18. doggone03

    doggone03 Gold Level Sponsor

    Saw the grey one on the same trailer, attached to the same truck about a year ago in my neighborhood. I know most Sunbeam owners or their cars in the area and left a business card on the windshield. Never heard back. It was in pretty bad shape due to rust. The grey primer is probably hiding more. No interior and probably not much as a parts car. Just saying.
     

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