A true southern car wearing its original paint from 1949! This Desoto has recently undergone major work including the following: prepping & applying clear over the original paint to preserve the patina, new blue cloth convertible top, new convertible top motor, straightening, aligning & repainting convertible top mechanism, reupholstered front and rear bench seats with custom Desoto emblems embroidered into the seatbacks, new carpet & door panels, repainted dash, polished interior trim/gauges, new fuel pump, battery & battery cable. Powered by the correct 237 cu in (3.9L) inline 6 motor that produced 109 hp when new. Shifting is performed using a 3-on-the-tree manual transmission. You won't find another one like it!
Important notice to all bidders: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. If you are the highest bidder in this auction, you are making known your intention to purchase the vehicle. Please make sure that any and all questions or concerns regarding the vehicle, payment, and shipping have been taken care of before the auction ends. We are available to answer any questions and can also supply additional photos & information if requested. We also entertain trades. Please email or call us at (630) 443-4582.
Shipping information: Shipping options are available for buyers both domestically and internationally. The buyer is responsible for knowing all vehicle importation laws and for paying all shipping costs, handling fees, customs fees and any other additional fees. Please email or call us at (630) 443-4582 to request a shipping quote or ask for assistance.
Terms and conditions: The successful high bidder shall contact us within 24 hours after the auction has ended to make arrangements to complete the transaction. Within 48 hours of the auction end, a $1,000.00 deposit shall be received in the form of a credit card, cashiers-check, certified funds, personal check, or cash. If a deposit has not been received or an alternate arrangement has not been made, the vehicle can be made available to other potential buyers on a first come, first serve basis. All financial transactions should be completed within 14 days after auction ends. Our doors are open to pre-purchase inspections by the buyer or a third party inspector. Inspections must be scheduled with us. We recommend completing inspections prior to the end of auction. The buyer is responsible for any inspection charges or fees. As stated above, the following forms of payment are accepted: cash, cashiers check, personal check, credit card, loan check, wire transfer. If you are interested in financing this vehicle we have several options available so please call for more information. The vehicle title will be released once all funds have cleared. Please do not hesitate to call with any questions or concerns.
Fee and tax information: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. This vehicle is Illinois dealer owned and all buyers are subject to paying sales tax on the purchase price (if applicable) in addition to a $169.00 documentation fee. Please check with your local department of motor vehicles to discuss the terms of out-of-state or out-of-country purchases. If you have any questions regarding sales tax or any other details of this transaction call us at (630) 443-4582 before bidding.
Warranty information: Vehicle is sold with an Illinois Implied Warranty. All information is presented to the best of our knowledge, but we make no guarantees on its authenticity. Buyer is encouraged to inspect vehicle and verify information independently prior to purchase.

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Year: 1949 VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 62009351
Mileage: 97,443 Transmission: Manual
Make: DeSoto Body Type: Convertible
Model: Custom Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Engine: 6 Cylinder Vehicle Title: Clear
Drive Type: RWD Options: Convertible
Fuel Type: Gasoline Exterior Color: Blue (patina)
For Sale By: Dealer Interior Color: Tan
Drive Side: Left-hand drive Number of Cylinders: 6