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1952 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two 2-Door Club Coupe

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Chassis/VIN526271579
Mileage865 Miles
Engine331 cu-in V8
TransmissionAutomatic
Addenda and Errata

Please note that according to the trim tag, this 1952 Cadillac is a Series Sixty-Two 2-Door Club Coupe not a Coupe de Ville as believed previously.

Description

OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

For 1950, just a year after the introduction of Cadillac’s new 160-horsepower, overhead-valve 331 cu-in V8, the Sixty-One and Sixty-Two Series Cadillacs were comprehensively restyled. The lineup was lower and sleeker, with one-piece wrap-around windshields, pronounced grilles, and longer hoods. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cadillac, 1952 models were adorned with additional chrome trim and gold-cast badges, scripts, and broad “V” emblems. New features for 1952 also included self-winding clocks, improved direction signal indicators, glare-proof mirrors, stannate-treated pistons, and four-barrel carburetion – bringing the V8’s output to 190 horsepower. Third-generation Series Sixty-Two Cadillacs remain beautifully styled, robust, and relatively economical to operate, making nicely restored examples highly sought after today.

Jerry Ferguson, a member of the United States Navy and a co-founder of Biomet Inc., a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of musculoskeletal orthopedic implants and products, was known for his entrepreneurial drive and generosity. He was also an enthusiast of all things 1950s, from music to automobiles. Pursuing his love affair with the automobile, in 1984 Ferguson established the Classic Car Centre of Warsaw, Indiana, a company dedicated to the acquisition and restoration of mid-century American Classics. In operation until his return to Biomet in 1993, today Hagerty Marketplace is proud to offer The Ferguson Collection, comprising the long-hidden remaining inventory and personal collection of Jerry Ferguson.

Highlights

  • Offered from The Ferguson Collection

  • The subject of a ground-up, body-off restoration conducted from 1988-1989, invoices for which are on file

  • Finished in red with a contrasting white hardtop

  • Two-tone red and white leather interior with red Wilton-type carpeting

  • Powered by a 331 cu-in overhead-valve V8 rated at 190 horsepower

  • Four-speed Hydra-Matic automatic transmission

  • 15-inch steel wheels wearing chrome “sombrero” wheel covers and mounted with BFGoodrich Silvertown wide whitewall tires

  • Available for the first time in 35 years

  • This Series Sixty-Two 2-Door Club Coupe is offered with the five-digit odometer currently showing just 865 miles at the time of listing; however, the true mileage is unknown

Features

  • Chrome bumpers, front and rear

  • Pillarless hardtop

  • One-piece, curved windshield

  • Driver’s side exterior rearview mirror

  • Signal direction indicator

  • Hood ornament

  • Gold “V” emblems

  • Rear fender skirts

  • Concealed fuel filler

  • Bench seats, front and rear

  • Vent windows

  • Manually operated windows

  • Steering column-mounted gear selector

  • Brake on warning signal

  • Push-button AM radio

  • Clock

  • Heater

  • Locking glove compartment

  • Ash receiver

Known Imperfections

  • Please note that all of the lots in The Ferguson Collection are offered in non-running condition after being stored without operation in a climate-controlled facility for at least 10 years.  As a result, the lots will benefit from additional mechanical attention before being driven to address any imperfections associated with long-term storage or individual preferences. All lots are sold as is, where is.

  • Paint chip near the end of driver’s door chrome molding

Included

  • Spare wheel and tire

  • Jack

  • Set of two keys

  • Ownership documents

  • Restoration invoices

Ownership History

This Series Sixty-Two 2-Door Club Coupe was acquired out of Springfield, Ohio by The Ferguson Collection in 1988. The car was then the subject of a body-off restoration in Mr. Ferguson’s in-house restoration facility from 1988-1989 – invoices for which are on file.

Additional Notes

A Broad Arrow Group Consignment Specialist is working as an agent on behalf of the owner of this vehicle

Contact: Donnie Gould Phone: 954.647.0779 email: donnie.gould@broadarrowgroup.com

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Auction Sold

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  • Ended
    Thu, Dec 07, 2023
    8:20 pm UTC
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  • ViewsEye outline12,801
  • LocationPin outlineLeesburg, Indiana

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