Author Topic: Seeking information  (Read 124 times)

Offline FINCADI

Seeking information
« on: November 09, 2018, 09:17:07 AM »
I am hoping to find out more about this 1958 Cadillac custom.  One of our local community members purchased this vehicle within the last year at a Barrett Jackson auction for his private car collection which will soon be open to the public.  I am assisting him with finding out as much as I can about the cars in his collection.  All we know on this particular vehicle is it was designed as a one-off coach-built interpretation of Harley Earl's vision of a true American luxury sport roadster. We do not know anything about former owner/owners and when it may have been built.  I am hoping that someone in the mid-century group may have seen this car before and have some information about it, or who I might contact to find out.  Thanks, Doug
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Re: Seeking information
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2018, 02:31:05 AM »
I remember seeing this car on a page from an event for the Mt Hood CLC Chapter.

http://mthoodclc.com/zahnsopenhouse.htm

Maybe you they could help with some info. 

Peter

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Offline South_paw

Re: Seeking information
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2018, 03:26:07 PM »
I found this from back in 2012. Some guy Dave said he was the owner and wrote...
Lou
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Offline South_paw

Re: Seeking information
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2018, 03:26:49 PM »
Lou
1956 Eldorado Biarritz
CLC Member since 2001 (Unlisted in Directory)



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Offline South_paw

Re: Seeking information
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2018, 03:32:34 PM »
Another thread on the car here. It looks like it was first offered for sale on ebay. Then it went to an auction house and finally B-J.

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/cc-outtake-1958-cadillac-roadster-shorty-caddy/
Lou
1956 Eldorado Biarritz
CLC Member since 2001 (Unlisted in Directory)



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Offline FINCADI

Re: Seeking information
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2018, 10:43:32 PM »
Thank you everyone for the leads.  I have reached out to the Mt. Hood Region of the CLC where a former owner, Dave Morehouse, once posted on the car.  Hopefully I will hear back from them.  In the meantime if anyone else knows anything I would appreciate hearing from you as well.  Thanks!  Doug

Offline FINCADI

Re: Seeking information
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2018, 07:19:23 PM »
I heard from the former owner and we have had a nice visit through Facebook messaging.  He even sent me some photos of the car before he did some additional customizing on it.  Thanks again!